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The Gatekeeper Terry Eagleton

The Gatekeeper By Terry Eagleton

The Gatekeeper by Terry Eagleton


$14.49
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Summary

Eagleton was brought up in Salford, Lancs., in a working-class Catholic family and is now Thoms Warton Professor of English at Oxford University. His book discloses the more personal, spiritual side of a well-known cultural thinker.

The Gatekeeper Summary

The Gatekeeper: A Memoir by Terry Eagleton

A memoir in which our hero blends autobiography with moral, political and cultural reflections. thoughts about god, evil, suffering, death and tragedy are interwoven with comic or moving scenes from the author's life; his bizarre experiences as a young altar server in a convent of enclosed nuns; his precarious career in 1960's cambridge as one of the few working-class students among a set of public school boys; his abortive experience of life in aseminary. Eagleton was brought up in Salford, Lancs., in a working-class University. His book discloses the more personal, spiritual side of a well-known cultural thinker; mixing the serious with the hilarious, life with ideas, the personal with the political.

About Terry Eagleton

Leading literary theorist and critic. His CRITICAL THEORY has sold 3/4 million copies throughout the world; THE TRUTH ABOUT THE IRISH was a bestseller in Ireland in 1999. Described by Prince Charles as "that dreadful Terry Eagleton".

Table of Contents

Lifers; Catholics; thinkers; politicos; losers, Dons; aristos.

Additional information

GOR001566876
9780713995909
0713995904
The Gatekeeper: A Memoir by Terry Eagleton
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Penguin Books Ltd
2001-11-29
192
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