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Raymond Williams

Raymond WilliamsAKA Raymond Henry Williams

Born: 31-Aug-1921
Birthplace: Pandy, Gwent, Wales
Died: 26-Jan-1988
Location of death: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Critic, Sociologist, Novelist

Nationality: Wales
Executive summary: Culture and Society

Military service: British Army (Guards Armoured Division)

Wife: Joyce Marie Dalling (m. 1942, one daughter, two sons)

    High School: King Henry VIII Grammar School, Abergavenny (1932-39)
    University: MA, Trinity College, Cambridge University (1946)
    Professor: Drama, Cambridge University (1974-83)

    The Guardian Reviewer (1983-)
    Communist Party (membership lapsed in WWII)

Author of books:
Reading and Criticism (1950)
Drama from Ibsen to Eliot (1952)
Drama in Performance (1954)
Modern Tragedy (1958)
Culture and Society, 1780-1950 (1958)
Border Country (1960, novel)
The Long Revolution (1961)
Communications (1962)
Second Generation (1964, novel)
Drama From Ibsen to Eliot (1968)
The English Novel from Dickson to Lawrence (1970)
Orwell (1971)
The Country and the City (1973)
Television: Technology and Cultural Form (1974)
Keywords: A Vocabulary of Culture and Society (1975)
Marxism and Literature (1977)
The Volunteers (1978, novel)
The Fight for Manod (1979, novel)
Politics and Letters: Interviews with New Left Review (1979)
Problems in Materialism and Culture: Selected Essays (1980)
Culture (1981)
The Sociology of Culture (1982)
Cobbett (1983)
Towards 2000 (1983)
Writing in Society (1983)
Gabriel Garcia Marquez (1985)
Loyalties (1985, novel)
People of the Black Mountains (1989-90, novel, 2 vols.)
The Politics of Modernism: Against the New Conformists (1989)
Raymond Williams on Television: Selected Writings (1989)
Resources of Hope: Culture, Democracy, Socialism (1989)
What I Came to Say (1989)

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