Terry Eagleton

Standard Name: Eagleton, Terry


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Cultural formation George Eliot
Her writing evinces a strong belief in progress, which for her meant the gradual improvement of the world through difficult, often imperceptible human effort, sometimes characterised as meliorism. Her biographer Kathryn Hughes calls her the...
Literary responses George Eliot
Critical studies of GE 's work solo and in relation to other writers or particular themes are legion. Important earlier critics include Barbara Hardy and U. C. Knoepflmacher . Inquiries into her relationship to science...
Literary responses Anne Enright
Terry Eagleton reviewed this novel as an example of the way fiction has, since the modernist movement, shunned cheerfulness and embraced misery; he saw the marginally hopeful conclusion as a brave thing to have written...
Literary responses Elizabeth Jennings
Terry Eagleton , reviewing for the TLS, felt that not all these poems succeeded in preserving EJ 's necessary balance of form with feeling: some were hampered by obscurity or banality.
TLS Centenary Archive Centenary Archive [1902-2012].
3589 (11 December 1970): 1436
Literary responses Edna O'Brien
Terry Eagleton , reviewing The Little Red Chairs for the London Review of Books, pointed out the resemblance between Dragan and the actual, historical Radovan KaradŽić. He noted too the different linguistic registers...
Reception Emily Brontë
Muriel Spark vigorously promoted the work of the Brontës in the mid twentieth century, and Winifred Gérin was another important early biographer. Later in the century, J. Hillis Miller provided an influential deconstructive reading of...


An English translation of Rabelais and His World (the doctoral dissertation of Mikhail Bakhtin , which had been rejected by the examiners in 1946) was published in the USA by MIT Press .