The life

Stuart Hall, Obituary, New Statesman (5 February 1985).


Dai Smith, Raymond Williams: A Warrior’s Tale (Swansea: Parthian Books, 2008).

Entry on the 100 Welsh Heroes site

Web resources

The Raymond Williams Foundation

Robert Christgau, ‘Living in a Material World: Raymond Williams’s Long Revolution’.

Josh Cole, ‘Raymond Williams and education – a slow reach again for control’, the informal encyclopaedia (2008).

Raymond Williams, Museum of Broadcast Communications.

Raymond Williams Collection, Swansea University Archive.

In 1984 Raymond Williams gave a talk in Letchworth on Ecology and the Labour Movement which was videoed. This is now on You Tube.

Moira Weigel, Graphs and Legends‘, The Nation (May 12, 2015). Raymond Williams tried to save culture from a priestly elite. Can the same be said of digital humanities?

Geoff Dyer, ‘Raymond Williams was one of the left’s great thinkers – he deserves to be rediscovered‘, The New Statesman (March 2015)

Francis Mulhern, ‘Culture and Society, Then and Now‘, New Left Review (Jan-Feb 2009). This is the revised text of the lecture given to the Raymond Williams Society in London, November 2008, to mark the fiftieth anniversary of the publication of Culture and Society.