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By David Alderson

This is the 1st book-length account of the major marxist cultural theorist of our time. Alderson offers distinct discussions of Eagleton's marxism and his engagements with postmodernism, in addition to an evaluate of his interventions in Irish stories. The complicated kinfolk among nature, tradition and beliefs, physique, subjectivity and authority are proven to be on the center of Eagleton's moral and political matters, and to notify his serious examinations of such literary works as Wuthering Heights and The service provider of Venice, and the figures of W. B. Yeats and Oscar Wilde.

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