Terry Eagleton

1943 - Today

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Terence Francis Eagleton (born 22 February 1943) is an English literary theorist, critic, and public intellectual. He is currently Distinguished Professor of English Literature at Lancaster University. Eagleton has published over forty books, but remains best known for Literary Theory: An Introduction (1983), which has sold over 750,000 copies. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Terry Eagleton has received more than 648,767 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Terry Eagleton is the 2,098th most popular writer (up from 2,140th in 2019), the 1,619th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 1,583rd in 2019) and the 183rd most popular British Writer.

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  • 31

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  • 4.97

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  • 3.37

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Among writers, Terry Eagleton ranks 2,098 out of 5,794Before him are Frank McCourt, Stefania Wilczyńska, Sabahattin Ali, Mikołaj Rej, C. W. Ceram, and Terentianus. After him are Guillaume Thomas François Raynal, Karlheinz Deschner, Arkady Gaidar, Eiji Tsuburaya, Kate Chopin, and Theodorus Gaza.

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Among people born in 1943, Terry Eagleton ranks 159Before him are Dušan Ivković, Köbi Kuhn, Robert Lefkowitz, Jef Raskin, Mike Leigh, and Oskar Lafontaine. After him are José Ángel Iribar, Randy Newman, Joan Manuel Serrat, Winston Groom, Poul Nyrup Rasmussen, and Lucio Battisti.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Terry Eagleton ranks 1,619 out of 6,924Before him are Raymond Williams (1921), Eddie the Eagle (1963), John Kemp Starley (1854), Alan Sillitoe (1928), William Kent (1685), and James Gillray (1756). After him are William Renshaw (1861), James Connolly (1868), Spencer Compton, 1st Earl of Wilmington (1673), Gary Glitter (1944), Christina Rossetti (1830), and Matthew Festing (1949).

Among WRITERS In United Kingdom

Among writers born in United Kingdom, Terry Eagleton ranks 183Before him are Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806), Matthew Arnold (1822), Elizabeth Siddal (1829), John Fletcher (1579), John Wilmot, 2nd Earl of Rochester (1647), and Alan Sillitoe (1928). After him are Christina Rossetti (1830), Noël Coward (1899), Herbert Read (1893), Orderic Vitalis (1075), Prince Henri of Orléans (1867), and Irvine Welsh (1957).