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By Daniel T. O'Hara,Michelle Martin,Donald Pease

ISBN-10: 081013084X

ISBN-13: 9780810130845

The American critic William V. Spanos, a pioneer of postmodern idea and co-founder of 1 of its valuable organs, the magazine boundary 2, is, within the phrases of A William V. Spanos Reader coeditor Daniel T. O’Hara, every little thing that present post-modern conception is accused of now not being: polemical, engaged, prophetic, passionate. expert by means of his event as a prisoner of conflict in Dresden, Spanos observed dire con-sequences for all times in modernist aesthetic experiments, and he thereafter imbued his paintings with a optimistic point ever within the identify of extra lifestyles. A William V. Spanos Reader collects Spanos’s most crucial severe essays, delivering either an introduc-tion to his prophetic, visionary paintings and a provocation to the perform of humanistic criticism.

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