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  - Simon - Goodreads

Very good introduction to the complex concept of ideology, but definitely a very pointed one. Eagleton is occasionally scathing in his criticism of how certain theorist understand and deploy the concept. Read full review

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User Review  - Maxy.kai - Goodreads

Great, really worth a read. I know of no book quite like it and if there's ever a concept that should be resurrected for our times it's 'ideology'. Some very obvious shortcomings - he neglects post ... 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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