Culture and Society, 1780-1950

 
9780061397301: Culture and Society, 1780-1950
View all copies of this ISBN edition:
 
 

Acknowledged as perhaps "the" masterpiece of materialist criticism in the English language, this omnibus ranges over British literary history from George Eliot to George Orwell to inquire about the complex ways economic reality shapes the imagination.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

From the Back Cover:

The organizing principle of this book is the discovery that the idea of culture, and the word itself in its general modern uses, came into English thinking in the period which we commonly describe as that of the Industrial Revolution. The book is an attempt to show how and why this happened, and to follow the idea through to our own day.

About the Author:

One of the century's most distinguished public intellectuals, Raymond Williams (1921-1988) helped to create and form the conceptual space of contemporary literary & cultural studies.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

(No Available Copies)

Search Books:



Create a Want

If you know the book but cannot find it on AbeBooks, we can automatically search for it on your behalf as new inventory is added. If it is added to AbeBooks by one of our member booksellers, we will notify you!

Create a Want

Other Popular Editions of the Same Title

9780231057011: Culture and Society: 1780-1950

Featured Edition

ISBN 10: 0231057016 ISBN 13: 9780231057011
Publisher: Columbia University Press, 1983
Softcover

9780231022873: Culture and Society 1780-1950

Columb..., 1983
Hardcover

9780140205206: Culture and Society 1780-1950

Penguin, 1961
Softcover

9780701112141: Culture and Society, 1780-1950

Chatto..., 1958
Hardcover