RAYMOND WILLIAMS (1921 - 1988)





  • Anthologies:

    • Raymond Williams Reader.  Ed. John Higgins.  Oxford: Blackwell, 2000.

    • Raymond Williams on Television: Selected Writings.  Ed. A. O'Connor.  London: Routledge, 1989.

    • Writing in Society.  London: Verso, 1983.

    • Problems in Materialism and Culture: Selected Essays.  London: Verso, 1980.  Rpt. as Culture and Materialism.  London: Verso, 2005. 

  • Edited Works:

    • John Clare: Selected Poetry and Prose.  Ed. Williams and Merryn Williams.  London: Methuen, 1986.

    • Contact: Human Communication and its History.  Ed. Williams and E. Williams.  London: Thames and Hudson, 1981.

    • English Drama: Forms and Developments.  Ed. Williams and M. Axton.  Cambridge: CUP, 1977.

    • George Orwell: a Collection of Critical Essays.  Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1974.

    • D. H. Lawrence on Education.  Ed. Williams and J. Williams.  Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1973.

    • From 1780 to the Present Day.  Vol. 2 of Pelican Book of English ProseHarmondsworth: Penguin, 1969.

    • New Left May Day Manifesto.  Ed. Williams, Stuart Hall and E. P. Thompson.  London: May Day Manifesto Committee, 1967.

  • Selected Individual Works:

    • The Politics of Modernism: against the New Conformists.  London: Verso, 1989.

    • Resources of Hope.  London: Verso, 1989.

    • What I Came to Say.  London: Hutchinson-Radius, 1989.

    • Cobbett.  Oxford: OUP, 1983.

    • Towards 2000.  New York: Pantheon, 1983.

    • Culture.  London: Fontana, 1981.  Rpt. as The Sociology of Culture.  Chicago: U of Chicago P, 1995.

    • Marxism and Literature.  Oxford: OUP, 1977.

      • "From Marxism and Literature."  The Critical Tradition: Classic Texts and Contemporary Trends.  Ed. David H. Richter.  Boston: Bedford, 1998.

      •   1154-1172.
    • Keywords: a Vocabulary of Culture and Society.  London: Fontana, 1976.  Rev. Ed., 1983.

      • "Introduction."  Routledge Language and Cultural Theory Reader.  Ed. Lucy Burke, Tony Crowley, and Alan Girvin.  London: Routledge, 2000.  74-81.

    • Television: Technology and Cultural Form.  London: Collins, 1974.

    • "Base and Superstructure in Marxist Cultural Theory."  New Left Review 82 (1973): . 

      • New Historicism and Cultural Materialism: a Reader.  Ed. Kiernan Ryan.  London: Arnold, 1996.  22-27.

      • Contemporary Literary Criticism: Literary and Cultural Studies.  Ed. Robert Con Davis and Ronald Schleifer.  3rd ed. White Plains, NY: Longman, 1994.  453-66.

      • "Dominant, Residual, and Emergent."  Twentieth-Century Literary Theory.  Ed. K. M. Newton.  London: Macmillan, 1988.  242-6.

      • Debating Texts: Readings in Twentieth-Century Literary Theory and Method.  Ed. Rick Rylance.  Toronto: U of Toronto P, 1987.  204-216.

      • Problems in Materialism and Culture.  London: Verso, 1980.  Rpt. as Culture and Materialism.  London: Verso, 2005.  31-49.

    • The Country and the City.  London: Chatto and Windus, 1973.

    • "Literature and Sociology: in Memory of Lucien Goldmann."  New Left Review 67 (1971): 3-18.

      • Problems in Materialism and Culture.  London: Verso, 1980.  11-30.

    • OrwellGlasgow: Collins, 1971.

    • The English Novel from Dickens to Lawrence.  London: Chatto and Windus, 1970.

    • Modern Tragedy.  London: Chatto and Windus, 1966.

    • Communications.  Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1962.  3d Ed., 1976.

    • The Long Revolution.  London: Chatto and Windus, 1961.  Rev. Ed., 1966; Rpt. Westport, CT: Greenwood, 1975.

    • Culture and Society, 1780-1950.  London: Chatto and Windus, 1958.  Rpt. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1961.  Rpt. New York: Columbia UP, 1983.

    • Preface to Film.  By Williams and Michael Orrom.  London: Film Drama, 1954.

    • Drama from Ibsen to Brecht.  London: Chatto and Windus, 1952.  Rev. Ed., 1968.

    • Reading and Criticism.  London: Frederick Mueller, 1950.

  • Selected Interviews:

    • Politics and Letters: Interviews with New Left Review.  London: New Left Books, 1979.




  • Anthologies:

    • Eagleton, Terry, ed.  Raymond Williams: Critical Perspectives.  1989.

  • Selected Individual Works:

    • Eagleton, Terry.  "Resources for a Journey of Hope: the Significance of Raymond Williams."  New Left Review I/168 (1988): 3–11.

    • Eagleton, Terry.  "Criticism and Politics: the Work of Raymond Williams."  New Left Review 95 (1976): 3-23.

    • Gorak, Jan.  The Alien Mind of Raymond Williams.  1988.

    • Higgins, John.  Raymond Williams: Literature, Marxism and Cultural Materialism.  London: Routledge, 1999.

    • Inglis, Fred.  Raymond Williams.  London: Routledge, 1995.

    • Johnson, Lesley.  The Cultural Critics: from Matthew Arnold to Raymond Williams.  1979.

    • Jones, Paul.  Raymond William’s Sociology of Culture: a Critical Reconstruction.  London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2006.

    • O'Connor, Alan.  Raymond Williams: Writing, Culture, Politics.  1989

    • Smith, Dai.  Raymond Williams: a Warrior's Tale.  Carmarthen: Parthian, 2008.

    • Ward, J. P.  Raymond Williams.  1981.

    • West, Cornel.  "The Legacy of Raymond Williams."  Social Text 30.3 (1992): 6-8. 

      • Rpt. in Prophetic Thoughts in Post-Modern Times.  171-174.




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