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by Terry Eagleton

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ISBN:
0713995904
Author:
Terry Eagleton
Language:
English
Publisher:
Allen Lane, the Penguin Press (2001)
Pages:
160 pages
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Rating:
4.1
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The Gatekeeper: A Memoir Terry Eagleton 178pp, Allen Lane, £. 9.

The Gatekeeper: A Memoir Terry Eagleton 178pp, Allen Lane, £. If someone had claimed, back in the 1980s, that Terry Eagleton was a top-notch comedian, you'd have assumed they were either taking the piss or confusing him (as apparently people used to) with Terry Jones of Monty Python.

The Gatekeeper: A Memoir has been added to your Cart. In this entertaining memoir of his childhood and intellectual development, Eagleton lives up to both sides of his reputation, coming off as both an astute social critic and a sharp-tongued cad. ―Publishers Weekly. Terry Eagleton is the author of, among other books, Literary Theory and The Truth About the Irish. He has also written a novel, several plays, and the screenplay for Derek Jarman's film Wittgenstein.

Terry Eagleton is the author of, among other books, Literary Theory and The Truth About the Irish. He has been Thomas Warton Professor of English at Oxford, and Fellow at St. Catherine's College, Oxford, and is currently Professor of Cultural Theory at Manchester University.

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The gatekeeper : a memoir. by. Eagleton, Terry, 1943-. ark:/13960/t2b899207. Books for People with Print Disabilities. Internet Archive Books.

Eagleton has published over forty books, but remains best known for Literary Theory: An Introduction (1983), which has sold over 750,000 copies. The Gatekeeper: A Memoir (2002). Sweet Violence: The Idea of the Tragic (2002). The work elucidated the emerging literary theory of the period, as well as arguing that all literary theory is necessarily political. He has also been a prominent critic of postmodernism, publishing works such as The Illusions of Postmodernism (1996) and After Theory (2003).

The Gatekeeper mixes the soberly serious with the downright hilarious, skewer-sharp satire with unashamed fondness, the personal with the political

The Gatekeeper mixes the soberly serious with the downright hilarious, skewer-sharp satire with unashamed fondness, the personal with the political.

Terry Eagleton is the author of, among other books, Literary Theory and The Truth About the Irish

St. Martin's Griffin. Eagleton cracks jokes as easily as one would crack peanut shells. Washington Post Book World. heady, brimming with blistering screeds against the sacred and the profane. Entertainment Weekly.

Often scathingly funny, frequently tender, and always completely engaging, "The Gatekeeper" is Terry Eagleton's memoirs, his deep-etched portraits of those who influenced him, either by example or by contrast: his father, headmasters, priests, and Cambridge dons. He was a shy, bookish, asthmatic boy keenly aware of social inferiority yet determined to make his intellectual way.

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I enjoyed reading this once but probably won't re-read
  • Ger
Interesting and amusing in parts.