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Terry Eagleton

3.84 of 5 Votes: 3
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Books by Terry Eagleton
Why Marx Was Right (2011)
language
English
3.86 of 5 Votes: 1
review 1: To be honest, I think this book is overrated. It is a *very* good introductory guide to Marxism that avoids patronizing simplicity on the one hand and academic jargon on the other. Sometimes it was incredibly sharp, especially on discussions such as democracy, the state and viole...
Reason, Faith, and Revolution: Reflections on the God Debate (2009)
language
English
3.85 of 5 Votes: 3
review 1: It has happened to me a few times. I've been feeling down and frustrated with Christianity; and it is like God guides me to a book that renews me. This is the most recent one. It is written by well-respected literary critic and British Marxist, Terry Eagleton. He was invited to g...
Marx Neden Haklıydı? (2011)
language
English
3.85 of 5 Votes: 5
review 1: A well-reasoned (if rather boring) reminder of the ways in which Marx's actual beliefs have been abused by capitalists and communists alike. Eagleton is realistic about socialism's failures, but equally realistic about those of capitalism. "[Marx] was even more hostile to the sta...
Por qué Marx tenía razón (2011)
language
English
3.85 of 5 Votes: 5
review 1: A very useful collection of chapters, each one written as a correction to putative critics of Marx - although, many people will have heard these dusty old pseudo-objections many times before. So, if you need to gather your arguments but cannot face reading all Marx's work or don...
Razón, fe y revolución (2012)
language
English
3.85 of 5 Votes: 4
review 1: Since the book was based on Eagleton's contribution to a lecture series it has more of an informal, conversational tone. It's a unique critique of the so-called New Atheist movement (mostly Hitchens and Dawins, whom he collectively refers to as "Ditchkins"). It's a stinging polem...
How to Read Literature (2013)
language
English
3.62 of 5 Votes: 5
review 1: Snappy, concise, sharp, and witty. Eagleton shows attention to the nuances of language, but this is much more than a guide to close reading. The book explores fundamental broader questions of literature (narrative, character, interpretation, value) with skill and verve, sketching...
On Evil (2010)
language
English
3.66 of 5 Votes: 2
review 1: Eagleton doesn't provide a super coherent argument about evil (mostly due to his cloudy reluctance to define it). Does evil exist? In nature? Is it part of the Dionysian "dark center" of consciousness that leads man to waste? I'm basically not a believer in "evil" because it impl...
Across the Pond: An Englishman's View of America (2013)
language
English
3.07 of 5 Votes: 1
review 1: Terry Eagleton has many interesting observations to make on US culture, society and politics. He's often insightful, but his attempt at wit often comes across as forced and heavy handed. It is the unfortunate influence of Slavoj Zizek that otherwise serious thinkers feel the need...
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