William V. Spanos (1925-2017)

william-v.-spanos-readerLiterary critic and theorist William V. Spanos died on 29th December. His boundary 2 colleague Paul Bové has a brief report here. Although I never met him or heard him speak, I really liked his books Heidegger and CriticismThe Errant Art of Moby-Dick: The Cold War, the Canon, and the Struggle for American Literary Studies and America’s Shadow: An Anatomy of Empire.

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