The Eagleton Reader

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ISBN-13: 9780631202493
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 02/12/1998
Series: Wiley Blackwell Readers Series
Pages: 472
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.02(h) x 1.08(d)

About the Author

Stephen Regan is a Lecturer in Literature at the Open University and was formerly tutor at Ruskin College, Oxford. Founding editor of The Year's Work in Critical and Cultural Theory, published by Blackwell for the English Association, he is also editor of The Politics of Pleasure: Aesthetics and Cultural Theory (1992). He also teaches Modern Irish Literature and Critical Theory for the Department of Continuing Education at Oxford University.

Table of Contents



Part I: Literary Criticism.


1. The Novels of D. H. Lawrence.

2. Nature and the Fall in Hopkins: A Reading of 'God's Grandeur'(1973).

3. Thomas Hardy and Jude the Obscure (1974).

4. Wuthering Heights (1975).

5. Shakespeare and the Letter of the Law (1986).

6. Tony Harrison's V (1986).

7. Estrangement and Irony in the Fiction of Milan Kundera(1987).

Part II: Cultural Politics/Sexual Politics.


8. The Idea of a Common Culture (1967).

9. Tennyson: Politics and Sexuality in The Princess andIn Memoriam (1978).

10. The Rape of Clarissa (1982).

11. The Crisis in Contemporary Culture (1992).

12. Body Work (1993).

Part III: Marxism and Critical Theory.


13. Ideology and Literary Form (1976).

14. Walter Benjamin: Towards a Revolutionary Criticism(1981).

15. Human Rights and Deconstruction (1992).

16. Ideology (1994).

17. Marxist Literary Theory (1995).

18. Marxism without Marxism: Jacques Derrida and Specters ofMarx (1995).

Part IV: Modernism and Postmodernism.


19. The End of English (1987).

20. Modernism, Myth, and Monopoly Capitalism (1989).

21. Defending the Free World (1990).

22. The Right and the Good: Postmodernism and the Liberal State(1994).

Part V: Friends and Philosophers.


23. Resources for a Journey of Hope: Raymond Williams(1989).

24. The Death of Desire: Arthur Schopenhauer (1990).

25. My Wittgenstein (1994).

Part VI: Ireland's Own.


26. History and Myth in Yeats's 'Easter' 1916 (1971).

27. Nationalism: Irony and Commitment (1988).

28. Saint Oscar (1989).

29. Unionism and Utopia: The Cure at Troy by SeamusHeaney (1991).

30. Heathcliff and the Great Hunger (1995).

The Ballad of Marxist Criticism.



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An excellent biography about a man who did his job well, Admiral Frank Jack Fletcher. Fletcher commanded the U.S. carrier forces in the Pacific during most of the first year of WW2 when carriers were few and needs were many. Early battles, Guadalcanal and the Battle of Savo Island, clearly demonstrated how unprepared the US was to transition from peacetime to warfighting. Learning, on the job, was paid for mostly by the blood and deaths of many young men until inept and non-capable commanders were weeded out. Fortunately, there were enough leader the system, like Fletcher, that held the fort until the US got its act together.