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educator , writer

Raymond Williams, Welsh writer, educator.

Background

Williams, Raymond was born on August 31, 1921 in Gwent, Wales. Son of Henry Joseph and Gwendolene Bird Williams.

Education

Master of Arts, Trinity College, Cambridge University. Doctor of Letters, Trinity College, Cambridge University. Doctor of Letters (honorary), Open University.

Doctor of Letters (honorary), University Wales. Doctor of Letters (honorary), University Kent.

Career

Tutor extra-mural department Oxford University, 1946—1961. Fellow Jesus College, Cambridge University, since 1961, reader in drama, 1967—1974, professor drama, 1974—1983. Editor New Thinkers Library., 1962—1970.

Visiting professor political science Stanford University, 1973, Open University, 1975. Member Arts Council, 1976—1978.

Works

Connections

Married Joyce Mary Dalling, June 16, 1942. Children: Merryn, Ederyn, Gwydion.

father:
Henry Joseph

mother:
Gwendolene Bird Williams

spouse:
Joyce Mary Dalling

children:
Merryn Williams

Ederyn Williams

Gwydion Williams