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Heathcliff and the Great Hunger By Terry Eagleton

Heathcliff and the Great Hunger by Terry Eagleton

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Summary

This work explores the interrelation of Irish political history and Irish literature. It discusses a host of unusual topics, from Shaw and science and Irish attitudes, to nature and the question of language, and a full-scale investigation of the Celtic revival.

Heathcliff and the Great Hunger Summary

Heathcliff and the Great Hunger: Studies in Irish Culture by Terry Eagleton

Heathcliff and the Great Hunger examines Irish culture from Swift to Joyce, in the light of the tortuous, often tragic, history that conditioned it.

Heathcliff and the Great Hunger Reviews

""Terry Eagleton has not just produced an impressive cultural history or reunited the literary and the political, he has provided a frame through which Britain and Ireland can re-vision a shared and savage past. In doing so, Eagleton has confirmed his standing as second to none among cultural critics writing in the English language today."" -- Guardian ""Provoking in the best sense, and written with wit, passion, sophistication and brio a brilliant tour de force."" -- Independent ""This is Eagleton at his best: lucid, original and witty."" --Times Literary Supplement ""Erudite and ingenious."" -- Spectator ""Absorbing and original"" -- Sunday Telegraph "Absorbing and original." - Sunday Telegraph ""[Heathcliff and the Great Hunger] is not merely a series of studies on Irish culture, but one of the most noteworthy contributions to it in recent times."" --London Review of Books

About Terry Eagleton

Terry Eagleton is Warton Professor of English Literature at the University of Oxford. Previous books published by Verso include Ideology, The Function of Criticism, Against the Grain, Walter Benjamin and Criticism and Ideology.

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GOR003776417
9781859849323
1859849326
Heathcliff and the Great Hunger: Studies in Irish Culture by Terry Eagleton
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Verso Books
1995-04-25
368
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