Please subscribe to Hay Player for access to this content (more details)
Subscribe for £10.00
The 2009 Raymond Williams Lecture: Culture & Society
Hay Festival 2009,
Williams’ Culture and Society became a cult book for liberal practitioners and critics in the humanities throughout the 1960s and 70s. The Professor of Renaissance Studies looks at his dreams and ambitions for mass culture, and the vital role of literature in the democratic process, and asks whether there is something important to be learned from his cultural analysis today.