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Introduction: Raymond Williams and Working-Class Writing

Wilson, N. ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4843-840X and O'Brien, P. (2020) Introduction: Raymond Williams and Working-Class Writing. Key Words: A Journal of Cultural Materialism, 18. pp. 5-21. ISSN 1369-9725

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Introduction to a Special Issue of Key Words on Working-Class Writing, co-edited and co-authored with Dr Phil O'Brien. The introduction discusses Williams' theories of working-class writing and his previously unpublished lecture, 'British Working-Class Literature after 1945' (1979) in the context of his other essays on working-class writing. The article goes on to discuss other working-class writers, including Buchi Emecheta and Isabel Waidner, and contemporary publishers endeavouring to support working-class writers today.

Item Type:Article
Refereed:Yes
Divisions:Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Science > School of Literature and Languages > English Literature
ID Code:93754
Publisher:The Raymond Williams Society

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