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Terry Eagleton

AKA Terence Francis Eagleton

Born: 22-Feb-1943
Birthplace: Salford, Lancashire, England

Gender: Male
Religion: Roman Catholic
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Critic

Nationality: England
Executive summary: Literary Theory: An Introduction

Father: Francis Paul Eagleton
Mother: Rosaleen Riley
Wife: (div. 1976, two sons)
Wife: Willa Murphy (one son)

    High School: De La Salle College, Salford
    University: BA, Trinity College, Cambridge University
    Fellow: Jesus College, Cambridge University
    Fellow: Wadham College, Oxford University (1969-89)
    Fellow: Linacre College, Oxford University (1989-93)
    Professor: St. Catherine's College, Oxford University (1992-2001)
    Professor: Cultural Theory, University of Manchester (2001-)

Author of books:
The New Left Church (1966, religion)
Shakespeare and Society: Critical Studies in Shakespearean Drama (1967, criticism)
Exiles and Emigres: Studies in Modern Literature (1970, criticism)
Walter Benjamin: Or Towards a Revolutionary Criticism (1981, criticism)
The Rape of Clarissa: Writing, Sexuality and Class Struggle in Samuel Richardson (1982, criticism)
Literary Theory: An Introduction (1983, criticism)
The Function of Criticism: From the "Spectator" to Post-Structuralism (1984, criticism)
Saints and Scholars (1987, novel)
The Significance of Theory (1989, criticism)
The Ideology of the Aesthetic (1990, criticism)
Nationalism, Colonialism, and Literature (1990, essays)
Ideology: An Introduction (1991, politics)
Wittgenstein: The Terry Eagleton Script / The Derek Jarman Film (1993, film studies)
Heathcliff and the Great Hunger: Studies in Irish Culture (1995, culture)
The Illusions of Postmodernism (1996, criticism)
Marx (1997, philosophy)
Crazy John and the Bishop: And Other Essays on Irish Culture (1998, culture)
The Truth About the Irish (1999, culture)
The Idea of Culture (2000, culture)
The Gatekeeper: A Memoir (2002, memoir)
Sweet Violence: The Idea of the Tragic (2002, criticism)
After Theory (2003, criticism)
Figures of Dissent: Critical Essays on Fish, Spivak, Zizek and Others (2003, criticism)
The English Novel: An Introduction (2004, criticism)
Holy Terror (2005, culture)
How to Read a Poem (2006, criticism)
The Meaning of Life: A Very Short Introduction (2007, philosophy)
Trouble with Strangers: A Study of Ethics (2008, philosophy)
Reason, Faith, and Revolution: Reflections on the God Debate (2009, religion)
On Evil (2010, philosophy)
Why Marx Was Right (2011, politics)
The Event of Literature (2012, criticism)
How to Read Literature (2013, criticism)
Culture and the Death of God (2014, religion)

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