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The Eagleton Reader (Blackwell Readers)

by Stephen Regan

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Published by Blackwell Publishing Limited .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages464
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Open LibraryOL7609500M
ISBN 10063120248X
ISBN 109780631202486

(Notes and Queries, June ) "From the first page, the reader of How to Read a Poem realises that this, at last, is a book which begins to answer Adrian Mitchell's charge: 'Most people ignore most poetry because most poetry ignores most people'. Eagleton introduces himself as 'a /5(23). Kindle Store Buy A Kindle Free Kindle Reading Apps Kindle Books French eBooks Kindle Unlimited Prime Reading Buy A Kindle Free Kindle Reading Apps Kindle Books French /5(24).

Lucid, entertaining and full of insight, How To Read A Poem is designed to banish the intimidation that too often attends the subject of poetry, and in doing so to bring it into the personal possession of the students and the general reader. Offers a detailed examination of poetic form and its relation to content. Takes a wide range of poems from the Renaissance to the present day and submits 1/5(1).   Terry Eagleton's book, in this vital new series from Blackwell, focuses on discriminating different meanings of culture, as a way of introducing to the /5().

Marxist Literary Theory: A Reader is designed to give both students and lecturers a sense of the historical formation of a Marxist literary tradition. A unique compilation of principal texts in that tradition, it offers the reader new ways of reading Marxism, literature, theory, and the social possibilities of writing.4/5(1). Ideology: an introduction User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. In an age marked by sharp ideological conflict, many postmodernists have declared ideology dead. To explore this paradox, Marxist critic Eagleton analyzes the slippery and often contradictory Read full review4/5(1).


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How to Read Literature is, for the most part, readily accessible, and it's not unduly difficult to follow Eagleton's discussions of openings, character development, the variable nature of narratives, and other pertinent topics. Nevertheless, Eagleton does not pander to the reader by choosing only easy examples with which to make his by: "Eagleton’s book is an excellent and timely treatment of its subject matter, bringing an array of sources to bear in a nuanced account.

There will be something for almost any reader to enthusiastically agree—and vehemently disagree —with here"—Daniel A. Rober, Journal of the College Theology Society/5(10). Terry Eagleton's prefatory statement: "Hostility to theory usually means an opposition to other people's theories and an oblivion of one's own" seems ironic in a book, though innocuously entitled Literary Theory: An Introduction, that works instead to decimate most literary theory in the 60 years prior to the book's publication/5.

How to Read Literature by Terry Eagleton – review Terry Eagleton. Photograph: Christopher Thomond But his new book is a more traditional affair. Aimed at. Feminist Literary Theory by Mary Eagleton is a very illuminating book.

It discusses different aspects about Feminism with providing excerpts from different essays. I think that anyone interested in Feminism should have this book in her/his library/5. Eagleton's much more The Eagleton Reader book book, How to Read Literature, seems to want to do for regular readers and literature what Literary Theory did for grad students and literary theory: provide a /5.

In this accessible, delightfully entertaining book, Terry Eagleton addresses these intriguing questions and a host of others. How to Read Literature is the book of choice for students new to the study of literature and for all other readers interested in deepening their understanding and enriching their reading experience.

The Idea of Culture (Wiley-Blackwell Manifestos series) by Terry Eagleton. Terry Eagleton's book, in this vital new series from Blackwell, focuses on discriminating different meanings of culture, as a way of introducing to the general reader the contemporary debates around it.

From the Back Cover. In The Eagleton Reader, Stephen Regan presents a lively and judicious selection of Terry Eagleton's essays, lectures and reviews, demonstrating the breadth and incisiveness of Eagleton's critical judgements, his playful, ironic intelligence, and his provocative intervention in the cultural debates of the past thirty years.4/5(4).

The Meaning of Life by Terry Eagleton. Digital Rights Management (DRM) The publisher has supplied this book in encrypted form, which means that you need to install free software in.

Buy Eagleton Reader (Wiley Blackwell Readers) 1st Edition by Regan, Stephen (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.4/5(1). Editorial Reviews "Part of the fun of the book is the way in which Eagleton prompts, provokes and at times infuriates.

How to read How to Read Literature. as an ideal introductory guide to critical analysis, and a thoroughly enjoyable reminder of Eagleton’s own skill and subtlety as a reader."—Felicity James, Times Higher Education SupplementBrand: Yale University Press.

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 Eagleton's major books, including selections from the output of a prolific journalistic career. "Eagleton’s book is an excellent and timely treatment of its subject matter, bringing an array of sources to bear in a nuanced account.

There will be something for almost any reader to enthusiastically agree—and vehemently disagree —with here"—Daniel A. Rober, Journal of the College Theology SocietyBrand: Yale University Press.

How to Read Literature is the book of choice for students new to the study of literature and for all other readers interested in deepening their understanding and enriching their reading experience.

In a series of brilliant analyses, Eagleton shows how to read with due attention to tone, rhythm, texture, syntax, allusion, ambiguity, and other. Terry Eagleton, 2 December Ireland has less of a tradition of literary realism than England, though for an English critic to say so may require a degree of diplomacy.

It may sound like saying that Ireland is deficient in realism in the same way that a nation might be deficient in hospitality or human rights.

How to Read Literature is, for the most part, readily accessible, and it's not unduly difficult to follow Eagleton's discussions of openings, character development, the variable nature of narratives, and other pertinent topics.

Nevertheless, Eagleton does not pander to the reader by choosing only easy examples with which to make his presentation/5(37). Terry Eagleton's book, in this vital new series from Blackwell, focuses on discriminating different meanings of culture, as a way of introducing to the general reader the contemporary debates around : Ebook.

In reviewing Eagleton's best-selling book Literary Theory for the New York Review of Books, the critic Denis Donoghue complained that the net effect of Eagleton's approach was to transform. “Part of the fun of the book is the way in which Eagleton prompts, provokes and at times infuriates An ideal introductory guide to critical analysis, and a thoroughly enjoyable reminder of Eagleton’s own skill and subtlety as a reader.”—Felicity James, Times Higher Education Supplement “This book is seriously good fun.

Eagleton divvies up this book into five engaging chapters—“Openings,” “Character,” “Narrative,” “Interpretation,” “Value”—and shows his mettle as an Eliotic close reader of Author: William Giraldi.In this accessible, delightfully entertaining book, Terry Eagleton addresses these intriguing questions and a host of others.

How to Read Literature is the book of choice for students new to the study of literature and for all other readers interested in deepening their understanding and .The book’s first chapter makes it clear that Eagleton is a close reader himself, and this book teaches that skill by example.

In a chapter devoted to openings, he walks the reader through some of the most famous first lines in literature, from Pride and Prejudice to Moby Dick.