The Long Revolution (Pelican books)

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9780140207620: The Long Revolution (Pelican books)

This volume explains the 20th century as a stage in a long revolution which began two centuries ago, transforming men and institutions and overturning conventional ideas - political, economic and cultural. The author begins by examining creativity itself and moves on to analyze social concepts and trace the history of education, the press, the novel and drama. The book is a sequel to his book, "Culture and Society" and reinterprets the dominant values of British life and literature. Other books by Raymond Williams include "The Country and the City", "The English Novel From Dickens to Lawrence" and "Modern Tragedy".

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In this famous work, Raymond Williams continues the argument of his Culture and Society, explaining the twentieth century as a stage in a long revolution that began over two hundred years ago, transforming men and institutions and overturning conventional ideas - political, economic and cultural. He begins by examining creativity itself, and moves on to analyse social concepts and trace the history of education, the press, the novel and drama. His breadth of insight completely reinterprets the dominant values of modern British culture.

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Raymond Williams (1921-88) was one of our most distinguished critics; his works include Culture and Society, The English Novel from Dickens to Lawrence and Drama from Ibsen to Brecht.

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Raymond Williams
Published by Pelican / Penguin Books (1965)
ISBN 10: 0140207627 ISBN 13: 9780140207620
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