Terry Eagleton

Biography

Terence Eagleton is a British literary theorist regarded as one of Britain's most influential living literary critics. Eagleton currently serves as Distinguished Professor of English Literature at the University of Lancaster, and as a former Visiting Professor at the National University of Ireland, Galway. Formerly Eagleton was Thomas Warton Professor of English Literature at the University of Oxford (1992–2001) and John Edward Taylor Professor of English Literature at the University of Manchester until 2008. In the Fall 2009 semester, Dr Eagleton returned to The University of Notre Dame as a Distinguished Visitor in the Department of English.

He has written more than forty books, including Culture and the Death of God, How to Read Literature, On Evil, Why Marx was Right and Reason, Faith and Revolution from Yale University Press.

Articles by Terry Eagleton

'Why an Ulster university common room is worth fighting for', in The Guardian.
'Autobiography by Morrissey - Review', in The Guardian
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'Colin Wilson's glumnews entranced me as a budding teenage existentialist', in The Guardian
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'Frog in your throat?', a review of The Devil Within: Possession and Exorcism in the Christian West by Brian Levack.

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