Welcome to Bookmarker!

This is a personal project by @dellsystem. I built this to help me retain information from the books I'm reading. Currently can only be used by a single user (myself), but I plan to extend it to support multiple users eventually.

Source code on GitHub (MIT license).

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Responding to an enquiry about his cultural perspec­tives in the years immediately after the Second World War, Williams comments:

I thought that the Labour government had a choice: either for reconstruction of the cultural field in capitalist terms, or for funding institutions of popular education and popular culture that could have withstood the political campaigns in the bourgeois press that were already gathering momentum. In fact, there was a rapid option for conven­tional capitalist priorities; the refusal to finance the docu­mentary film movement was an example. I still believe that the failure to fund the working-class movement culturally when the channels of popular education and popular culture were there in the forties became a key factor in the very quick disintegration of Labour's position in the fifties. [...]

—p.110 by Terry Eagleton 10 months, 1 week ago

Responding to an enquiry about his cultural perspec­tives in the years immediately after the Second World War, Williams comments:

I thought that the Labour government had a choice: either for reconstruction of the cultural field in capitalist terms, or for funding institutions of popular education and popular culture that could have withstood the political campaigns in the bourgeois press that were already gathering momentum. In fact, there was a rapid option for conven­tional capitalist priorities; the refusal to finance the docu­mentary film movement was an example. I still believe that the failure to fund the working-class movement culturally when the channels of popular education and popular culture were there in the forties became a key factor in the very quick disintegration of Labour's position in the fifties. [...]

—p.110 by Terry Eagleton 10 months, 1 week ago