Nick Spencer

Nick Spencer is an associate professor of English at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. He has published articles on twentieth-century American literature in Angelaki, Arizona Quarterly, Contemporary Literature, and elsewhere. He is the author of After Utopia: The Rise of Critical Space in Twentieth-Century American Fiction.

Essays by this author

Attacked from Within


In the triad of Verso pamphlets on 9/11, Nick Spencer sees a convergence of postmodern critique (against the capitalist culture of postmodernity).

The Politics of Postmodern Architecture


To understand differences between Islamic and Western aesthetics, Nick Spencer argues, is not the way to understand the WTC attacks.