Marilyn Butler, 18 August 1983
Show More English Literature in History: 1730-80: An Equal, Wide Survey edited by Raymond Williams, by John Barrell.
Hutchinson, 228 pp., £13.50, March 1983, 0 09 149820 1Show More
English Literature in History: 1350-1400: Medieval Readers and Writers edited by Raymond Williams, by Janet Coleman.
Hutchinson, 337 pp., £12, July 1981, 0 09 144100 5Show More
English Literature in History: 1780-1830: Pastoral and Politics edited by Raymond Williams, by Roger Sales.
Hutchinson, 247 pp., £13.50, March 1983, 0 09 149830 9Show More
The Cambridge Guide to English Literature by Michael Stapleton.
Cambridge/Newnes Books, 992 pp., £15, April 1983, 9780521256476Show More
“... of this journal cannot be unaware, there appeared last year a controversial volume edited by Peter Widdowson called Re-Reading English, which faithfully applied Williams’s critique of academic English, and equally faithfully reproduced many of the shortcomings of his manner, including its open political bias and its embarrassing shortage of ...”