Robert Spoo

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Robert Spoo is Leonard L. Milberg ’53 Professor in Irish Letters at Princeton University. He is a recent Guggenheim Foundation Fellow and a Princeton Law and Public Affairs Fellow. His publications include Without Copyrights: Piracy, Publishing, and the Public Domain (Oxford University Press, 2013) and Modernism and the Law (Bloomsbury Academic, 2018).


Copyright and the Modernist Archive: James Joyce’s Correspondence at Antwerp

This blog post is about an institution of modernism that is quite different from the ones that Lawrence Rainey examined in his groundbreaking book, Institutions of Modernism: Literary Elites and Public Culture.

Future Pasts

This blog concerns itself with the messy, multidisciplinary spaces of the archives—both real and imagined. It brings together everyone involved in the creation of archives to discuss how these spaces shape, have shaped, and will shape the study of modernism.