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New Left Review I/4, July-August 1960

Raymond Williams

The Magic System

In his concluding Chapter to a collection of essays onAdvertising and Society, to be published in the New Left Book series by Stevens early next year, Raymond Williams relates the “system of magic” to the attitudes and social thinking of a “consumer” society, and makes some proposals for its democratic control.

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