Richard Hoggart and Cultural Studies

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In this new collection of essays, a range of established and emerging cultural critics re-evaluate Richard Hoggart's contribution to the history of ideas and to the discipline of Cultural Studies. They examine Hoggart's legacy, identifying his widespread influence, tracing continuities and complexities, and affirming his importance.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780230545458
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Publication date: 11/15/2008
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 264
  • Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 8.60 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

SUE OWEN is Professor of English Literature and Cultural Analysis at the University of Sheffield, UK. She is the author of Restoration Theatre and Crisis (1996) and Perspectives on Restoration Drama (2002), the editor of A Companion to Restoration Drama (2001) and the co-editor of A Babel of Bottles: Drink, Drinkers and Drinking Places in Literature (2000).

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Table of Contents

Notes on Contributors
Richard Hoggart, The Uses of Literacy and the Cultural Turn--S.Hall
Richard Hoggart: Literary Criticism and Cultural decline in 20th-Century Britain--S.Collini
Richard Hoggart, Cultural Studies and the Demands of the Present--L.Grossberg
Richard Hoggart and the Way We Live Now--J.McGuigan
Richard Hoggart and the Epistemological Influence of Cultural Studies--R.E.Lee
From the Juke-Box Boys to Revolting Students: Richard Hoggart and the Study of British Youth Culture--D.Fowler
Them and Us--R.J.C.Young
Repurposing Literacy: The Uses of Richard Hoggart for Creative Education--J.Hartley
Critical Literacy Cultural Literacy, and the English School Curriculum in Australia--G.Turner
The Importance of Being Ordinary--M.Gregg
The Antipodean Uses of Literacy--M.Gibson
Relativism and Reaction: Richard Hoggart and Conservatism--C.Ellis
The Use and Value of Literacy: Richard Hoggart, Aesthetic Standards and the Commodification of Working-Class Culture--B.Hughes
Hoggart and Women--S.Owen

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