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  • After Theoryby Terry Eagleton

    Penguin Books Ltd 2004; US$ 15.98

    The golden age of cultural theory (the product of a decade and a half, from 1965 to 1980) is long past. We are living now in its aftermath, in an age which, having grown rich in the insights of thinkers like Althusser, Barthes and Derrida, has also moved beyond them. What kind of new, fresh thinking does this new era demand? Eagleton concludes that... more...

  • The English Novelby Terry Eagleton

    Wiley 2013; US$ 123.95

    Written by one of the world’s leading literary theorists, this book provides a wide-ranging, accessible and humorous introduction to the English novel from Daniel Defoe to the present day. Covers the works of major authors, including Daniel Defoe, Henry Fielding, Samuel Richardson, Laurence Sterne, Walter Scott, Jane Austen, the Brontës,... more...

  • Holy Terrorby Terry Eagleton

    Oxford University Press, UK 2005; US$ 23.99

    This short but profound study sets the idea and ideology of 'terror' in a richly historical, metaphysical, theological, and literary context. Terry Eagleton traces a genealogy from ancient rites and rituals, as notably articulated in classical drama, through medieval theology and the eighteenth-century sublime, to the Freudian unconscious.... more...

  • How to Read a Poemby Terry Eagleton

    Wiley 2011; US$ 99.95

    Lucid, entertaining and full of insight, How To Read A Poem is designed to banish the intimidation that too often attends the subject of poetry, and in doing so to bring it into the personal possession of the students and the general reader. Offers a detailed examination of poetic form and its relation to content. Takes a wide range... more...

  • The Idea of Cultureby Terry Eagleton

    Wiley 2013; US$ 33.95

    Terry Eagleton's book, in this vital new series from Blackwell, focuses on discriminating different meanings of culture, as a way of introducing to the general reader the contemporary debates around it. more...

  • Ideologyby Terry Eagleton

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 75.95

    This collection of readings on the concept of ideology is brought together by the Marxist critic, Terry Eagleton. His introduction traces the historical evolution of ideology and examines in a more theoretical style the various meanings of the word and their significance. The readings begin with the first English translations of some of the writing... more...

  • The Illusions of Postmodernismby Terry Eagleton

    Wiley 2013; US$ 40.95

    In this brilliant critique, Terry Eagleton explores the origins and emergence of postmodernism, revealing its ambivalences and contradictions. Above all he speaks to a particular kind of student, or consumer, of popular "brands" of postmodern thought. more...

  • Literary Theoryby Terry Eagleton

    Wiley 2011; US$ 33.99

    A quarter of a century on from its original publication, Literary Theory: An Introduction still conjures the subversion, excitement and exoticism that characterized theory through the 1960s and 70s, when it posed an unprecedented challenge to the literary establishment. Eagleton has added a new preface to this anniversary edition to address more... more...

  • Marxism and Literary Criticismby Terry Eagleton

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 18.95

    Is Marx relevant any more? Why should we care what he wrote? What difference could it make to our reading of literature? Terry Eagleton, one of the foremost critics of our generation, has some answers in this wonderfully clear and readable analysis. Sharp and concise, it is, without doubt, the most important work on literary criticism that has emerged... more...

  • Marxism and Literary Criticismby Terry Eagleton

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    `Marxism and Literary Criticism is amazingly comprehensive for its brief format. Eagleton has been able to sum up the main areas of Marxist criticism in the West today.' |I Times Literary Supplement more...