Ideology: An Introduction

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Verso, 1991 - Philosophy - 242 pages
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Unravels the many different definitions of ideology, explores the history of the concept from the Enlightenment to postmodernism, and interprets the works of major philosophers

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User Review  - sologdin - Goodreads

not a bad introduction to the subject matter. witty, committed, fine attention to detail. opens with a decent schedule of attempted definitions. contains useful discussion of ideological 'strategies ... Read full review

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User Review  - Denis - Goodreads

Some people disapprove but I rather like Eagleton's humour in choosing examples (eg the third on the right trireme galley slave) that illustrate his points (eg about false consciousness). They make ... Read full review


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About the author (1991)

Terry Eagleton is Professor of Cultural Theory and John Rylands Fellow, University of Manchester. His other books include Ideology; The Function of Criticism; Heathcliff and the Great Hunger; Against the Grain; Walter Benjamin; and Criticism and Ideology, all from Verso.

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