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A renowned literary theorist reconsiders previous stances and offers his latest thinking on the nature of literature and literary study In this characteristically concise, witty, and lucid book, Terry Eagleton turns his attention to the questions we should ask about literature, but rarely do. What is literature? Can we even speak of "literature" at all? What do different literary theories tell us about what texts mean and do? In throwing new light on these and other questions he has raised in previous best-sellers, ...

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The Event of Literature 2013, Yale University Press

ISBN-13: 9780300194135

Paperback

The Event of Literature 2012, Yale University Press

ISBN-13: 9780300178814

Hardcover