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Professor Terence Eagleton FBA

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About this Fellow

English Language and Literature Critical and Cultural Theory - English Language and Literature Literature in relation to other Arts Critical and Cultural Theory - Modern Languages Aesthetics Irish Literature in English

Website: http://www.lancaster.ac.uk/fass/english/profiles/Terry-Eagleton

Appointments

Current post

  • Distinguished Professor of English Literature, Lancaster University; Adjunct Professor of Cultural Theory, University of Ireland, Galway; Professor of English Literature, The University of Notre Dame, USA

Past Appointments

  • Thomas Warton Chair of English, University of Oxford, 1970
  • Professor of Cultural Theory, University of Manchester, 1970
  • Professor of English, University of Manchester, 1970
  • John Edward Taylor Professor of English Literature, University of Manchester, University of Manchester, 1970
  • Distinguished Professor of English Literature, Lancaster University, 1970
  • Professor of Cultural Theory and John Rylands Fellow, University of Manchester, University of Manchester, 1970
  • , Corpus Christi College University of Cambridge, 1970
  • , Lancaster University, 1970

Publications

Literary Theory: An Introduction 1983

Sweet Violence: The Idea of the Tragic 2003

Holy Terror 2005

Other Modern Languages, Literatures and other Media from 1830 Fellows

Professor Catriona Kelly

Russian cultural and social history from the late 18th century; the history of childhood, and Russian national identity in the late Soviet and post-Soviet eras.

Professor Michael Bell

Literary studies from the Enlightenment to modernity; the interrelations of literature and philosophy

Professor Thomas Elsaesser

History and pre-history of cinema and moving image culture 1870s-1900s; European cinema since 1945; German cinema; ‘New Hollywood’ of the 1970s, ‘post-classical’ cinema since the 1990s; architecture and urbanism; avant-garde cinema and installation art

Professor Mary Jacobus

British Romanticism, especially Wordsworth; feminist literary theory and criticism; psychoanalysis; visual culture