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The event of literature

Author: Terry Eagleton
Publisher: New Haven, Conn. ; London : Yale Univ. Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In this characteristically concise, witty, and lucid book, Terry Eagleton turns his attention to the questions we should ask about literature, but rarely do. What is literature? Can we even speak of "literature" at all? What do different literary theories tell us about what texts mean and do? In throwing new light on these and other questions he has raised in previous best-sellers, Eagleton offers a new theory of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Terry Eagleton
ISBN: 9780300178814 0300178816
OCLC Number: 772665193
Description: 1 v. ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Terry Eagleton.

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A renowned literary theorist reconsiders previous stances and offers his latest thinking on the nature of literature and literary study  Read more...

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"In wry, thrifty prose, [Eagleton] surveys a range of theoretical positions in order to ponder a larger question about 'whether there really are such things as common natures in the world.' ... A Read more...

 
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