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Williams, Raymond

Works: 618 works in 2,340 publications in 14 languages and 37,038 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Essays  Glossaries, vocabularies, etc  Dictionaries  Bibliography  Terminology  Biography  Forecasts  Interviews 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Contributor, Other, Compiler, Speaker, zxx
Classifications: PR6029.R8, 828.91209
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Culture and society, 1780-1950 by Raymond Williams( Book )

190 editions published between 1950 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,690 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the idea of culture from the late 18th century to the present day
George Orwell by Raymond Williams( Book )

82 editions published between 1971 and 1991 in 8 languages and held by 1,760 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En gennemgang, ud fra et marxistisk synspunkt, af George Orwell's (1903-1950) liv og forfatterrolle samt hans syn på bl. a. England, politik og klassesamfundet
The English novel; from Dickens to Lawrence by Raymond Williams( Book )

57 editions published between 1970 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,749 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Modern tragedy by Raymond Williams( Book )

54 editions published between 1966 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,719 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Indhold: Tragic ideas (Tragedy and experience ; tragedy and the tradition ; tragedy and contemporary ideas ; tragedy and revolution ; Continuity) ; Modern tragic literature (From hero to victim (The making of liberal tragedy, to Ibsen and Miller) ; Private tragedy (Strindberg, O'Neill, Tennessee Williams) ; Social and personal tragedy (Tolstoy and Lawrence) ; Tragic deadlock and stalemate (Chekhov, Pirandello, Ionesco, Beckett) ; Tragic resignation and sacrifice (Eliot and Pasternak) ; Tragic despair and revolt (Camus, Sartre) ; A rejection of tragedy (Brecht)) ; Koba
Drama from Ibsen to Brecht by Raymond Williams( Book )

65 editions published between 1961 and 1996 in English and Spanish and held by 1,665 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aristotle - John Arden - Samuel Beckett - Bertolt Brecht - Anton Chekov - T.S. Eliot - Max Frisch - Christopher Fry - Henrik Ibsen - Federico Garcia Lorca; Eugene Ionesco - James Joyce - D.H. Lawrence - Luigi Pirandello - J-P Stare - G.B. Shaw - Sophocles - August Strindberg - J.M. Synge; Ernst Toller - Oscar Wilde - Tennesee Williams - W.B. Yeats - Zola - Antigone
Marxism and literature by Raymond Williams( Book )

58 editions published between 1977 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book extends the theme of Raymond Williams's earlier work in literary and cultural analysis. He analyses previous contributions to a Marxist theory of literature from Marx himself to Lukacs, Althusser, and Goldmann, and develops his own approach by outlining a theory of 'cultural materialism' which integrates Marxist theories of language with Marxist theories of literature. Williams moves from a review of the growth of the concepts of literature and idealogy to a redefinition of 'determinism' and 'hegemony'. His incisive discussion of the 'social material process' of cultural activity culminates in a re-examination of the problems of alignment and commitment and of the creative practice in individual authors and wider social groups
George Orwell; a collection of critical essays by Raymond Williams( Book )

16 editions published between 1974 and 1986 in English and Italian and held by 1,299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The eleven essays included are arranged so that Orwell's works may be studied in the general order in which they were written
The country and the city by Raymond Williams( Book )

25 editions published between 1973 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drama in performance by Raymond Williams( Book )

59 editions published between 1954 and 1995 in 3 languages and held by 1,161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Raymond Williams' reputation rests mainly on his contribution to literary and cultural studies, but he was also an important critic and theoretician in the field of drama. "Drama in Performance", first published in 1954, pioneered a method of dramaturgical rather than literary-critical analysis of plays, locating dramatic texts in the conditions and conventions of their original performance and reading them to disclose their performance potentialities. This method, which anticipated such contemporary developments as performance analysis and the semiotics of drama, is here applied to representative texts from key periods of the history of drama: the Greek stage, the medieval theatre-in-the-round and pageant-wagon, the Elizabethan public playhouse, London commercial theatres from the Restoration to the late 19th century, the naturalist stage of the Moscow Art Theatre, 20th century experimental drama, and contemporary film. This edition presents the text as Williams revised it in 1966.; In addition, it provides an updated bibliography of work in this field, a complete listing of all Williams' relevant writings, and a new Introduction (by Graham Holderness), which locates the book both within modern dramatic theory and criticism, and within Williams' own work and demonstrates its continuing challenge and relevance
Drama, from Ibsen to Eliot by Raymond Williams( Book )

67 editions published between 1952 and 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 994 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henrik Ibsen - August Strindberg - Anton Chekhov - Bernard Shaw - J.M. Synge - Luigi Pirandello - Jean Anouilh - Yeats - T.S. Eliot - Antigone
Communications by Raymond Williams( Book )

108 editions published between 1962 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 922 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

English drama : forms and development : essays in honour of Muriel Clara Bradbrook( Book )

15 editions published between 1977 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 890 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Keywords : a vocabulary of culture and society by Raymond Williams( Book )

47 editions published between 1976 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 854 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"First published in 1976, Raymond Williams' highly acclaimed Keywords: A Vocabulary of Culture and Society is a collection of lively essays on words that are critical to understanding the modern world. In these essays, Williams, a renowned cultural critic, demonstrates how these key words take on new meanings and how these changes reflect the political bent and values of our past and current society. He chose words both essential and intangible--words like nature, underprivileged, industry, liberal, violence, to name a few--and, by tracing their etymology and evolution, grounds them in a wider political and cultural framework. The result is an illuminating account of the central vocabulary of ideological debate in English in the modern period. This edition features a new original foreword by Colin MacCabe, Distinguished Professor of English and Literature, University of Pittsburgh, that reflects on the significance of Williams' life and work. Keywords remains as relevant today as it was over thirty years ago, offering a provocative study of our language and an insightful look at the society in which we live"--
The year 2000 by Raymond Williams( Book )

34 editions published between 1981 and 1989 in 5 languages and held by 744 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contact--human communication and its history by Raymond Williams( Book )

13 editions published in 1981 in English and Undetermined and held by 709 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Problems in materialism and culture : selected essays by Raymond Williams( Book )

30 editions published between 1980 and 1997 in English and held by 625 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Writing in society by Raymond Williams( Book )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 581 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What I came to say by Raymond Williams( Book )

13 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Border country : a novel by Raymond Williams( Book )

39 editions published between 1960 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When railway signalman Harry Price suffers a stroke his son Matthew, a lecturer in London, makes a return to the border village of Glynmawr. As Matthew and Harry struggle with their memories of social and personal change, a beautiful and moving portrait of the love between a father and son emerges
Tenses of imagination : Raymond Williams on science fiction, utopia and dystopia by Raymond Williams( Book )

9 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Marxism and literature
Alternative Names
Raymond Williams britischer Wissenschaftler, Autor und Kritiker

Raymond Williams Brits filosoof

Raymond Williams scrittore e sociologo britannico

Uilʹi︠a︡ms, R.

Uilʹi︠a︡ms, R. (Reĭmond)

Williams, Raymond

Williams, Raymond 1921-

Williams, Raymond 1921-1988

Williams, Raymond H. 1921-1988

Williams, Raymond Henry

Williams, Raymond Henry 1921-1988

Ρέιμοντ Γουίλιαμς

Уильямс, Реймонд

ריימונד ויליאמס

ריימונד ויליאמס סופר בריטי

رايموند ويليامز، 1921-1988

ریموند ویلیامز نویسنده و فیلسوف بریتانیایی

وليامز، رايموند، 1921-1988

ਰੇਮੰਡ ਵਿਲੀਅਮਸ

റെയ്മണ്ട് വില്ല്യംസ്

윌리암즈, 레이몬드 1921-1988

윌리엄스, 레이먼드 1921-1988

윌리엄스, 레이몬드 1921-1988

윌리엄즈, 레이먼드 1921-1988

윌리엄즈, 레이몬드 1921-1988

ウィリアムズ, レイモンド

ウィリアムズ, レイモンド 1921-1988


威廉斯, 雷蒙徳


Modern tragedyMarxism and literatureThe country and the cityDrama in performanceEnglish drama : forms and development : essays in honour of Muriel Clara BradbrookKeywords : a vocabulary of culture and societyWriting in societyWhat I came to say