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Terry Eagleton

'If Terry Eagleton didn't exist, it would be necessary to invent him.'

– Simon Critchley, author of The Book of Dead Philosophers

'Terry Eagleton remains a genuine superstar in academia.'

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Terry Eagleton is one of Britain's most influential literary critics. Currently Distinguished Professor of English Literature at the University of Lancaster, he has previously held chairs at such leading institutions as Oxford, Manchester, NUI Galway and The University of Notre Dame in the US. Now resident in Northern Ireland, Eagleton is the author of more than fifty books in the fields of literary theory, postmodernism, politics, ideology, and religion, ten of which are published by Yale University Press, including Why Marx Was Right, Hope Without Optimism, and most recently, Radical Sacrifice.


Articles and Other Media

Terry is a regular contributor to The Guardian, and The London Review of Books.
Check out our blog with a whole host of content including extracts and articles from Terry Eagleton and his works.