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Raymond Williams: Keywords

Friends, admirers and critics including Geoff Dyer, Terry Eagleton, David Hare and Lisa Jardine discuss the life and the somewhat controversial legacy of cultural historian Raymond Williams.

A hero to the British Left and to generations of students, Williams was one of the most influential intellectual figures of the post-World War II years. Among his best known books are Keywords, in which he provided an account of changes in culture and society through the transformations of the words we use.

With readings by Ioan Meredith.

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45 minutes

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Sun 26 Oct 2008 21:30

Six Secret Smuggled Books

Nelson mandela

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Seven images inspired by the grid

World Music collector, Sir David Attenborough

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The field recordings Attenborough of music performances around the world.

Attenborough's field recordings

Attenborough's field recordings

The unlikely music performances captured while searching for exotic animals to film.