Academic journal article Joseph Conrad Today

Awards

Academic journal article Joseph Conrad Today

Awards

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The Adam Gillon Book Award in Conrad Studies

The Joseph Conrad Society of America presents a periodic award in Conrad studies. The Adam Gillon Book Award in Conrad Studies is named in recognition of the founder of the Joseph Conrad Society of America and long-time president of the society. The prize will be awarded at the Joseph Conrad Society of America's annual business meeting. Eligible works must be published book-length critical or biographical studies written in English (or predominantly in English) or translated into English and must be predominantly about the life and/or works of Joseph Conrad. In addition to single-author works, book-length collections of essays in Conrad studies and significantly-revised editions of earlier critical or biographical works in Conrad studies would be eligible. Reprints of earlier critical or biographical works in Conrad studies (unless significantly revised) and editions of Conrad's writings would not be eligible. The next award will consider works published from 2015 through 2017. The award consists of a $200 honorarium.

Winners of the 2005 Award:

1st Place: Michael Greaney. Conrad, Language, and Narrative. Cambridge UP, 2002.

2nd Place: John G. Peters. Conrad and Impressionism. Cambridge UP, 2001.

3rd Place: David Adams. Colonial Odysseys. Cornell UP, 2003.

Winners of the 2009 Award:

1st Place: Stephen Donovan. Joseph Conrad and Popular Culture. Palgrave Macmillan, 2005.

2nd Place: Anthony Fothergill. Secret Sharers: Joseph Conrad's Cultural Reception in Germany. Peter Lang, 2006.

3rd Place: Jeremy Hawthorn. Sexuality and the Erotic in the Fiction of Joseph Conrad. Continuum, 2007.

Winners of the 2012 Award (three-way tie):

Michael John DiSanto. Under Conrad's Eyes: The Novel as Criticism. …

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