Author(s): Terry Eagleton
A history and critique of the last 200 years of cultural criticism, form Addison and Steele to Barthes and Derrida, by Britain's most stylish critic.
"Eagleton is second to none among cultural critics writing in the English language today." -- Guardian "Eagleton is a combative, fiercely articulate and witty Marxist literary critic." -- The Nation
Terry Eagleton is Professor of Cultural Theory and John Rylands Fellow, University of Manchester. His other publications include Ideology; Heathcliff and the Great Hunger; Against the Grain; Walter Benjamin and Criticism and Ideology, all from Verso.