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The Task of the Critic: Terry Eagleton in Dialogue

The Task of the Critic: Terry Eagleton in Dialogue

by Terry Eagleton
     
 

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The leading literary theorist dissected in interview.

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The leading literary theorist dissected in interview.

Editorial Reviews

Guardian
“Second to none among cultural critics writing in the English language today.”
The Nation
“A combative, fiercely articulate and witty Marxist literary critic.”
Times Higher Education Supplement
“Eagleton is informative, witty and wise.”
From the Publisher
“Second to none among cultural critics writing in the English language today.”—Guardian

“A combative, fiercely articulate and witty Marxist literary critic.”—The Nation

“Eagleton is informative, witty and wise.”—Times Higher Education Supplement

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781844673407
Publisher:
Verso Books
Publication date:
12/08/2009
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
5.70(w) x 8.30(h) x 1.30(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.

Matthew Beaumont is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of English at University College London. He is the author of Utopia Ltd.: Ideologies of Social Dreaming in England 1870–1900 (2005), and the co-author, with Terry Eagleton, of The Task of the Critic: Terry Eagleton in Dialogue (2009). He has edited or co-edited several collections of essays: As Radical as Reality Itself: Essays on Marxism and Art for the 21st Century; The Railway and Modernity: Time, Space, and the Machine Ensemble; Adventures in Realism; and Restless Cities. He is currently writing a book about nightwalking in cities, Midnight Streets.

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