1st Edition

Raymond Williams Making Connections

By Elizabeth Eldridge, John Eldridge Copyright 1994

    This book provides a critical introduction to the full range of Williams' work - fiction and non-fiction. It assesses the significance of his contribution in understanding culture, politics and society. Fair-minded, accurate and sensitive, the book makes crucial connections between the different aspects of Williams' work and the underlying concern for a democratic polity which informed it.

    Chapter 1 Introduction; Chapter 2 Perspectives On Williams; Chapter 3 Culture—and Society; Chapter 4 The Long Revolution; Chapter 5 The Critique of Media Culture; Chapter 6 Drama and Literature Williams’ Analytical and Theoretical Approach; Chapter 7 The Trilogy; Chapter 8 The Volunteers and Loyalties; Chapter 9 The Country and the City; Chapter 10 Politics;


    John Eldridge is Professor of Sociology at the University of Glasgow. He is a founder member of the Glasgow University Media Group and contributor to its major publications.,
    Lizzie Eldridge is Lecturer in Cultural Studies at the University of Glamorgan with a particular interest in theatre and drama.

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