Function of Criticism

Function of Criticism

by Terry Eagleton
     
 

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A history and critique of the last 200 years of cultural criticism, form Addison and Steele to Barthes and Derrida, by Britain’s most stylish critic.See more details below

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A history and critique of the last 200 years of cultural criticism, form Addison and Steele to Barthes and Derrida, by Britain’s most stylish critic.

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“Eagleton is second to none among cultural critics writing in the English language today.”
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“Eagleton is a combative, fiercely articulate and witty Marxist literary critic.”
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“Eagleton is second to none among cultural critics writing in the English language today.”—Guardian

“Eagleton is a combative, fiercely articulate and witty Marxist literary critic.”—The Nation

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781844670550
Publisher:
Verso Books
Publication date:
01/01/2006
Series:
Radical Thinkers
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
136
Sales rank:
990,662
Product dimensions:
5.10(w) x 7.78(h) x 0.46(d)

Meet the Author

Terry Eagleton is Professor of Cultural Theory and John Rylands Fellow, University of Manchester. His other books include Ideology; The Function of Criticism; Heathcliff and the Great Hunger; Against the Grain; Walter Benjamin; and Criticism and Ideology, all from Verso.

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