Books written by Terry Eagleton

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Materialism

January 26, 2017 | 224 pages
A brilliant introduction to the philosophical concept of materialism and its relevance to contemporary science and culture In this eye-opening, intellectually stimulating appreciation of a fascinating school of philosophy, Terry Eagleton makes a powerful argument that materialism is at the center... More Info

How to Read Literature

April 1, 2014 | 232 pages
What makes a work of literature good or bad? How freely can the reader interpret it? Could a nursery rhyme be full of concealed loathing, resentment and aggression? In this accessible, delightfully entertaining book, Terry Eagleton addresses these intriguing questions and a host of others.  More Info

Culture and the Death of God

Yale University Press | March 25, 2014 | 248 pages
DIVNew observations on the persistence of God in modern times and why “authentic” atheism is so very hard to come by/div  More Info

Across the Pond

W. W. Norton | May 6, 2013 | 192 pages
An irreverant trip through American culture by a critic who “cracks jokes as easily as one would crack peanut shells” (Washington Post). Americans have long been fascinated with the oddness of the British, but the English, according to Terry Eagleton, find their transatlantic neighbors equally... More Info

The Event of Literature

June 18, 2013 | 264 pages
A renowned literary theorist reconsiders previous stances and offers his latest thinking on the nature of literature and literary study  More Info

The Event of Literature

Yale University Press | May 29, 2012 | 264 pages
In this characteristically concise, witty, and lucid book, Terry Eagleton turns his attention to the questions we should ask about literature, but rarely do. What is literature? Can we even speak of "literature" at all? What do different literary theories tell us about what texts mean and do? In... More Info

How to Read Literature

Yale University Press | May 21, 2013 | 232 pages
DIV What makes a work of literature good or bad? How freely can the reader interpret it? Could a nursery rhyme like Baa Baa Black Sheep be full of concealed loathing, resentment, and aggression? In this accessible, delightfully entertaining book, Terry Eagleton addresses these intriguing questions... More Info

Reason, Faith, and Revolution

Yale Univ Pr | March 16, 2010 | 200 pages
Terry Eagleton’s witty and polemical Reason, Faith, and Revolution is bound to cause a stir among scientists, theologians, people of faith and people of no faith, as well as general readers eager to understand the God Debate. On the one hand, Eagleton demolishes what he calls the... More Info

Why Marx Was Right

April 24, 2012 | 272 pages
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