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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Una introducción a la teoría literaria
Filosofía y Humanidades / Psicología
by Eagleton, Terry, 1943-
Published 1988
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Marxismo y crítica literaria
Filosofía y Humanidades / Psicología
by Eagleton, Terry, 1943-
Published 2013
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by Eagleton, Terry, 1943-
Published 2013
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by Eagleton, Terry, 1943-
Published 2004
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Después de la teoría
Biblioteca Mayor
by Eagleton, Terry 1943-
Published 2005
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Después de la teoría
Biblioteca Mayor
by Eagleton, Terry, 1943-
Published 2005
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by Eagleton, Terry, 1943-
Published 2009
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by Eagleton, Terry, 1943-
Published 1999
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by Eagleton, Terry, 1943-
Published 2001
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The illusions of postmodernism
Filosofía y Humanidades / Psicología
by Eagleton, Terry, 1943-
Published 1996
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Dulce violencia la idea de lo trágico
Filosofía y Humanidades / Psicología
by Eagleton, Terry, 1943-
Published 2011
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Una introducción a la teoría literaria
Filosofía y Humanidades / Psicología
by Eagleton, Terry, 1943-
Published 2004
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by Eagleton, Terry, 1943-
Published 1984
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Published 2003
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Published 2006
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