Terry Eagleton

Eagleton holding one of his books after a talk at the [[Mechanics' Institute, Manchester]], in 2008 Terence Francis Eagleton (born 1943) is a British literary theorist, critic, and public intellectual. He is currently Distinguished Professor of English Literature at Lancaster University.

Eagleton has published over forty books, but remains best known for ''Literary Theory: An Introduction'' (1983), which has sold over 750,000 copies. The work elucidated the emerging literary theory of the period, as well as arguing that all literary theory is necessarily political. He has also been a prominent critic of postmodernism, publishing works such as ''The Illusions of Postmodernism'' (1996) and ''After Theory'' (2003). He argues that, influenced by postmodernism, cultural theory has wrongly devalued objectivity and ethics. His thinking is influenced by Marxism and by Christian faith.

Formerly the Thomas Warton Professor of English Literature at the University of Oxford (1992–2001) and John Edward Taylor Professor of Cultural Theory at the University of Manchester (2001–2008), Eagleton has held visiting appointments at universities around the world including Cornell, Duke, Iowa, Melbourne, Trinity College in Dublin, and Yale.

Eagleton delivered Yale University's 2008 Terry Lectures and the University of Edinburgh's 2010 Gifford Lecture entitled ''The God Debate''. He gave the 2010 Richard Price Memorial Lecture at Newington Green Unitarian Church, speaking on "The New Atheism and the War on Terror". In 2009, he published a book which accompanied his lectures on religion, entitled ''Reason, Faith, and Revolution: Reflections on the God Debate''. Provided by Wikipedia
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Ein Essay
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Year: 1997
Publisher: Metzler (Stuttgart [u.a.])
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Eine Einführung
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Year: 1993
Publisher: Metzler (Stuttgart [u.a.])
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Year: 2012
Publisher: Ullstein (Berlin)
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Involved: Eagleton, Terry
Year: 2011
Publisher: Yale Univ. Press (New Haven, Conn. [u.a.])
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Year: 2008
Publisher: Ullstein (Berlin)
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Eine Einführung
Involved: Eagleton, Terry
Year: 2001
Publisher: Beck (München)
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Die Geschichte ihrer Ideologie
Involved: Eagleton, Terry
Year: 1994
Publisher: Metzler (Stuttgart [u.a.])
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Eine Einführung
Volume 1634
Involved: Eagleton, Terry
Year: 2009
Publisher: Beck (München)
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Die Welt erfassen und verändern
Year: [2018]
Publisher: Promedia (Wien)
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