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Literary Theory: An Introduction - Terry Eagleton
Literary Theory: An Introduction
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780816612413 (0816612412)
Publisher: University of Minnesota Press
Pages no: 244
Edition language: English
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4.0 Literary Theory: An Introduction - Terry Eagleton
This is a really useful introduction to the myriad worlds of literary theory. It makes Derrida, Saussure, Freud and all those other scourges of an English student's life sound not only readable, but actually interesting! And for all those English students who, like me, are suffering an existential c...
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5.0 Literary Theory: An Introduction
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5.0 Literary Theory: An Introduction
Just as you don't have to be a Marxist to appreciate how insightful Marxist economists can be... in the same way, Terry Eagleton manages to cut through centuries of assumptions in literary criticism to reveal some startling home truths about the role books play in society. Don't be a smarmy Martin A...
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3.0 Literary Theory: An Introduction Second Edition
An introduction to literary theory? Perhaps. Or perhaps this is more of an essay on theory from a Marxist slant.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 e...
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