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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 Jo Labanyi

History Other Regions or Languages Spanish Literature Cultural Studies - Modern Languages Film and Media Studies Southern Europe Spain Latin America

Professor Rachel Bowlby

Literary realism; history and theory of consumer culture; Freud, especially in relation to Greek tragedy and feminist reappraisals; Virginia Woolf; contemporary French philosophy.

Professor John Haffenden

Literary biography and criticism, especially 20th century British and American poetry; biographies of John Berryman and William Empson, editions of poetry and prose by Empson.

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