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The Eagleton reader

Author: Terry Eagleton; Stephen Regan
Publisher: Oxford : Blackwell, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This reader provides the student with a comprehensive selection, charting Terry Eagleton's distinctive intellectual development. It includes a chronological arrangement of key materials from  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Terry Eagleton; Stephen Regan
ISBN: 063120248X 9780631202486 0631202498 9780631202493
OCLC Number: 1101332481
Description: xvi, 454 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Acknowledgements. Preface. Part I: Literary Criticism: Introduction. 1. The Novels of D.H. Lawrence. 2. Nature and the Fall in Hopkins: A Reading of 'God's Grandeur' (1973). 3. Thomas Hardy and Jude the Obscure (1974). 4. Wuthering Heights (1975). 5. Shakespeare and the Letter of the Law (1986). 6. Tony Harrison's V (1986). 7. Estrangement and Irony in the Fiction of Milan Kundera (1987). Part II: Cultural Politics/Sexual Politics: Introduction. 8. The Idea of a Common Culture (1967). 9. Tennyson: Politics and Sexuality in The Princess and In Memoriam (1978). 10. The Rape of Clarissa (1982). 11. The Crisis in Contemporary Culture (1992). 12. Body Work (1993). Part III: Marxism and Critical Theory: Introduction. 13. Ideology and Literary Form (1976). 14. Walter Benjamin: Towards a Revolutionary Criticism (1981). 15. Human Rights and Deconstruction (1992). 16. Ideology (1994). 17. Marxist Literary Theory (1995). 18. Marxism without Marxism: Jacques Derrida and Specters of Marx (1995). Part IV: Modernism and Postmodernism: Introduction. 19. The End of English (1987). 20. Modernism, Myth, and Monopoly Capitalism (1989). 21. Defending the Free World (1990). 22. The Right and the Good: Postmodernism and the Liberal State (1994). Part V: Friends and Philosophers: Introduction. 23. Resources for a Journey of Hope: Raymond Williams (1989). 24. The Death of Desire: Arthur Schopenhauer (1990). 25. My Wittgenstein (1994). Part VI: Ireland's Own: Introduction. 26. History and Myth in Yeats's 'Easter' 1916 (1971). 27. Nationalism: Irony and Commitment (1988). 28. Saint Oscar (1989). 29. Unionism and Utopia: The Cure at Troy by Seamus Heaney (1991). 30. Heathcliff and the Great Hunger (1995). The Ballad of Marxist Criticism. Bibliography. Index.
Responsibility: edited by Stephen Regan.


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"Every student of English will be thankful to Regan for assembling this Reader. Useful essays frame each section and the collection as a whole serves as a splendid introduction to Eagleton's work. Read more...

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