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Culture and Society 1780-1950 / Edition 2
     

Culture and Society 1780-1950 / Edition 2

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by Raymond Williams
 

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ISBN-10: 0231057016

ISBN-13: 9780231057011

Pub. Date: 07/25/1983

Publisher: Columbia University Press

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.

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780231057011
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
Publication date:
07/25/1983
Series:
Morningside Book Series
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
363
Product dimensions:
5.38(w) x 8.22(h) x 0.97(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction
Part 1: A Nineteenth-Century Tradition
I. Contrasts i. Edmund Burke and William Cobbett ii. Robert Southey and Robert Owen
2. The Romantic Artist
3. Mill on Bentham and Coleridge
4. Thomas Carlyle
5. The Industrial Novels: Mary Barton and North and South, Mrs Gaskell; Hard Times, Dickens; Sybil, Disraeli; Alton Locke, Kingsley; Felix Holt, George Eliot
6. J. H. Newman and Matthew Arnold
7. Art and Society
Part II: Interregnum
i. W. H. Mallock ii. The ' New Aesthetics'
iii. George Gissing iv. Shaw and Fabianism v. Critics of the State vi. T. E. Hulme
Part III: Twentieth-Century Opinions
1. D. H. Lawrence
2. R. H. Tawney
3. T. S. Eliot
4. Two Literary Critics i. I. A. Richards ii. F. R. Leavis
5. Marxism and Culture
6. George Orwell

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