Patricia Craig (review date 27 May 1995)
SOURCE: “The Eternal Rocks Beneath,” in Spectator, May 27, 1995, pp. 43-4.
[In the following review, Craig offers positive evaluation of Heathcliff and the Great Hunger.]
Terry Eagleton's cast of mind is erudite and ingenious, and his ingenuity is nowhere more in evidence than in the opening essay of this collection. Heathcliff and the Great Hunger superimposes an allegory of Irishness, in the person of Heathcliff himself, over the narrative of Wuthering Heights: this intractable Brontë...
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