BirthdayAugust 31, 1921

Celebrity biographies

  1. About Raymond Williams

    Full name: Raymond Williams
    Also known as: Raymond Williams, Williams, Raymond
    Professions: Welsh Marxist academic, writer and critic

  2. Raymond Williams Death information

    Died: Tuesday, 26th of January, 1988 (Age: 66)

  3. Raymond Williams Biography

    Raymond Henry Williams (31 August 1921 – 26 January 1988) was a Welsh academic, novelist and critic. He was an influential figure within the New Left and in wider culture. His writings on politics, culture, the mass media and literature are a significant contribution to the Marxist critique of culture and the arts. Some 750,000 copies of his books have sold in UK editions alone and there are many translations available. His work laid the foundations for the field of cultural studies and the cultural materialist approach.

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