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The Long Revolution.

Author: Raymond Williams
Publisher: New York : Parthian Books, 2013.
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Raymond Williams was one of the world's leading cultural critics. With this book, Williams brilliantly documents the exciting birth of the popular press, and explores the growth of the reading public in English-speaking culture in Western Society. The 'Long Revolution' of the title is the third revolution of culture after the democratic revolution and the industrial revolution. Almost uniquely, William's work  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Williams, Raymond.
Long Revolution.
New York : Parthian Books, ©2013
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Raymond Williams
ISBN: 9781909844346 1909844349
OCLC Number: 876508578
Description: 1 online resource (523 pages)
Contents: Cover; Contents; Title Page; Foreword by Anthony Barnett; Note by Raymond Williams; About Notes; THE LONG REVOLUTION; Introduction by Raymond Williams; PART ONE; 1. The Creative Mind; 2. The Analysis of Culture; 3. Individuals and Societies; 4. Images of Society; PART TWO; 1. Education and British Society; 2. The Growth of the Reading Public; 3. The Growth of the Popular Press; 4. The Growth of 'Standard English'; 5. The Social History of English Writers; 6. The Social History of Dramatic Forms; 7. Realism and the Contemporary Novel; PART THREE; Britain in the 1960s; Notes. About Raymond WilliamsAbout Anthony Barnett; Copyright.

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Raymond Williams was one of the world's leading cultural critics. With this book, Williams brilliantly documents the exciting birth of the popular press, and explores the growth of the reading public in English-speaking culture in Western Society. The 'Long Revolution' of the title is the third revolution of culture after the democratic revolution and the industrial revolution. Almost uniquely, William's work bridged the divides between aesthetic and socio-economic inquiry, between Marxist thought and mainstream liberal thought, and between the modern and post-modern world. Continuing the.

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