Raymond Williams on Television: Selected Writings

Raymond Williams on Television: Selected Writings

by Alan O'Connor (Editor)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780919946996
Publisher: Between the Lines
Publication date: 01/01/1989
Pages: 241
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Alan O'Connor is a professor of Cultural Studies at Trent University.

Table of Contents

Preface
Raymond Williams

Introduction
Alan O'Connor

Part I: Television: Cultural Form and Politics

  • Drama in a Dramatised Society
  • Distance
  • What Happened at Munich
  • Impressions of U.S. Television
Part II: The "Listener" Columns: Television Forms and Conventions
  • As We See Others
  • Private Worlds
  • Shoot the Prime Minister
  • The Miner and the City
  • A Moral Rejection
  • A New Way of Seeing
  • Persuasion
  • To the Last Word: on "The Possessed"
  • Personal Relief Time
  • A Noble Past
  • Combined Operation
  • Based on Reality
  • Watching from Elsewhere
  • Crimes and Crimes
  • Death Wish in Venice
  • Science, Art and Human Interest
  • Pitmen and Pilgrims
  • Most Doctors Recommend
  • A Bit of a Laugh, a Bit of Glamour
  • Brave Old World
  • The Green Language
  • The Best Things in Life Aren't Free
  • There's Always the Sport
  • Going Places
  • Against Adjustment
  • Back to the World
  • ITV's Domestic Romance
  • Breaking Out
  • Between Us and Chaos
  • The Decadence Game
  • A Very Late Stage in Bourgeois Art
  • Galton and Simpson's "Steptoe and Son"
  • Being Serious
  • Billy and Darkly
  • Programmes and Sequences
  • Remembering the Thirties
  • Open Teaching
  • Terror
  • Cowboys and Missionaries
  • Careers and Jobs
  • China-Watching
  • An English Autumn
  • Judges and Traitors
  • Sesame Street
  • Three Documentaries
  • The Question of Ulster
  • Culture
  • Old Times and New: On Solidarity
  • Hardy Annuals
  • Where Does Rozanov Come In?
  • The Golden Lotus
  • Hassle
  • Natural Breaks
  • Ad Hominem
  • Versions of Webster
  • Intellectual Superiority
  • Why is the BBC like "Monty Python's Flying Circus"?
  • The Top of the Laugh
  • Isaac's Urges
Part III: An Interview with Raymond Williams
  • Television and Teaching
Bibliography

Index

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