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By Raymond Williams

This publication extends the topic of Raymond Williams's previous paintings in literary and cultural research. He analyzes earlier contributions to a Marxist thought of literature from Marx himself to Lukacs, Althusser, and Goldmann, and develops his personal process by means of outlining a idea of `cultural materialism' which integrates Marxist theories of language with Marxist theories of literature.

Williams strikes from a overview of the expansion of the strategies of literature and idealogy to a redefinition of `determinism' and `hegemony'. His incisive dialogue of the 'social fabric method' of cultural job culminates in a re-assessment of the issues of alignment and dedication and of the artistic perform in person authors and wider social groups.

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