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Book awards: Aldo and Jeanne Scaglione Prize for Comparative Literary Studies

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Esteem Enlivened by Desire: The Couple from Homer to Shakespeare by Jean H. Hagstrum1992
The Mystery to a Solution: Poe, Borges, and the Analytic Detective Story by John T. Irwin1993
Canonical States, Canonical Stages: Oedipus, Othering, and Seventeenth-Century Drama by Mitchell Greenberg1994
Exotic nations : literature and cultural identity in the United States and Brazil, 1830-1930 by Renata R. Mautner WassermanHonorable Mention, 1994
On the Margins of Modernism: Decentering Literary Dynamics (Contraversions : Critical Studies in Jewish Literature, Cult by Chana Kronfeld1996
Chronoschisms: Time, Narrative, and Postmodernism by Ursula K HeiseHonorable Mention, 1997
Picturing Ourselves: Photography and Autobiography by Linda Haverty Rugg1997
The Distinction of Fiction by Dorrit Cohn1998
Apartment Stories: City and Home in Nineteenth-Century Paris and London by Sharon MarcusHonorable Mention, 1999
Unearthing the Past: Archaeology and Aesthetics in the Making of Renaissance Culture by Leonard Barkan1999
Narrative as Virtual Reality: Immersion and Interactivity in Literature and Interactive Media by Marie-Laure Ryan2000
Mimesis and Empire: The New World, Islam, and European Identities by Barbara FuchsHonorable Mention, 2001
The Secret Life of Puppets by Victoria Nelson2001
Stupidity by Avital RonellHonorable Mention, 2001
Decadent Subjects: The Idea of Decadence in Art, Literature, Philosophy, and Culture of the Fin de Siècle in Europe (Parallax: Re-visions of Culture and Society) by Charles BernheimerHonorable Mention, 2002
The Rhetoric of Romantic Prophecy (Cultural Memory in the Present) by Ian Balfour2002
The Ends of Mourning: Psychoanalysis, Literature, Film by Alessia Ricciardi2003
Mother Tongues: Sexuality, Trials, Motherhood, Translation by Barbara JohnsonHonorable Mention, 2003
Women Peasant Poets in Eighteenth-Century England, Scotland, and Germany: Milkmaids on Parnassus (Studies in German Literature Linguistics and Culture) by Susanne KordHonorable Mention, 2003
Post-imperial Brecht : politics and performance, east and south by Loren Kruger2004
The Uses of Curiosity in Early Modern France and Germany by Neil KennyHonorable Mention, 2004
Architexts of Memory: Literature, Science, and Autobiography by Evelyne Ender2005
Henrik Ibsen and the Birth of Modernism: Art, Theater, Philosophy by Toril Moi2006
The Inner Touch: Archaeology of a Sensation by Daniel Heller-Roazen2007
A Sonnet from Carthage: Garcilaso de la Vega and the New Poetry of Sixteenth-Century Europe by Richard HelgersonHonorable Mention, 2007
Crossing Borders: Love Between Women in Medieval French and Arabic Literatures (The Middle Ages Series) by Sahar Amer2008
Chinese Shakespeares: Two Centuries of Cultural Exchange (Global Chinese Culture) by Alexander C.Y. Huang2009
Fictions of the Cosmos: Science and Literature in the Seventeenth Century by Frédérique Aït-Touati2011
Empires of love : Europe, Asia, and the making of early modern identity by Carmen Nocentelli2013
The Tragedy of Fatherhood: King Laius and the Politics of Paternity in the West (New Directions in German Studies) by Silke-Maria Weineck2014

Award description

The Committee on Honors and Awards of the Modern Language Association invites authors to compete for the annual Aldo and Jeanne Scaglione Prize for Comparative Literary Studies, to be awarded for an outstanding scholarly work in the field of comparative literary studies involving at least two literatures. The committee solicits entries of books written by current members of the association and published in the previous calendar year. Works of literary history, literary criticism, philology, and literary theory are eligible, as are works dealing with literature and other arts and disciplines, including cinema; books that are primarily translations will not be considered.


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