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By Doug Stanhope

After having fun with early luck as co-host of The guy Show with Joe Rogan, the prior two decades of Doug Stanhope's profession should be visible as a subversive insider assault opposed to the "bro-code" he helped to release. Following a really singular profession arc, Stanhope grew to become his again on Hollywood and toured relentlessly for years, appearing as much as two hundred exhibits a 12 months. He's an incredible cult comic with a fiercely dependable viewers. His fabric is abrasive and sometimes offensive, however it additionally is determined by a bullshit-free, hardcore, outraged, truth-telling viewpoint within the culture of the past due invoice Hicks. Stanhope's memoir is certain to rub many the opposite direction, yet no longer with no inflicting suits of uncontrollable laughter within the process.

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Williams, of course, was most interested in the political radicalism of Coleridge and Priestley in the 1790s and, gradually, my research came under this influence so that, finally, my dissertation was more in the form of an analysis of the 'structure of feeling' underlying literature and natural philosophy in the period. Before I had completed my doctorate, I had accepted a job at the newly established North East London Polytechnic in 1970. Under the influence of its Deputy Director (academic), Eric Robinson, author of The New Polytechnics - the People's Universities (1968), the Polytechnic quickly gained the reputation of being the most radical of the new institutions.

Pomorska (eds), Readings in Russian Poetics: formalist and structuralist views (Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1978). 13. David Lodge, The Modes of Modern Writing: metaphor, metonymy, and the typology of modern literature (London: Edward Arnold, 1977). 14. Terry Eagleton, Criticism and Ideology (London: New Left Books, 1976). 15. Raymond Williams, Border Country (London: Chatto & Windus, 1960); The Fight for Manod (Chatto & Windus, 1979); Second Generation (Chatto & Windus, 1978); The Volunteers (London: Hogarth Press, 1985).

That 'left-Leavisite' background has been pretty well covered in recent commentaries on Williams's work. Not so much, however, the other signal influences at Cambridge, those that affected an earlier generation of Cambridge criticism of the late 1920s and '30s but which were still very dominant when Williams returned to Cambridge after the war. Of course, I am referring to the work of I. A. Richards and William Empson. Empson is the great influence on Keywords though, oddly enough, one that has gone largely unnoticed.

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