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European Romantic Review Best Article Prize

European Romantic Review

About the prize

In 2004, NASSR and European Romantic Review instituted an annual prize for the best essay published in European Romantic Review. Each competition considers all of the essays published in that year's volume of European Romantic Review. You can browse the winning articles below.

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2019Neşe DevenotMedical Ecstasies: Chemical Synthesis and Self-Experimentation in Romantic Science and Poetry301
2018Daisy Hay (University of Exeter, UK)Wanderers Without a Home”: Houses and Houselessness in the Johnson Circle295
2017Kandice Sharren (Simon Fraser University, Canada)
The Texture of Sympathy: Narrating Sympathetic Failure in Frances Burney’s Camilla and The Wanderer286
2016Noah Comet (US Naval Academy, Maryland, USA)
Wild Childe: Byron and the Yellowstone Frontier276
2015Lisa Ann Robertson (University of Alberta, Canada)
“Swallowed Up In Impression”: Humphry Davy's Materialist Theory of Embodied Transcendence and William Wordsworth's “Tintern Abbey”265
2014Mary Ellen Bellanca (University of South Carolina at Sumter, USA)
After-Life-Writing: Dorothy Wordsworth's Journals in the Memoirs of William Wordsworth252
2013Kate Flint (University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA)
More rapid than the lightning's flash”: Photography, Suddenness, and the Afterlife of Romantic Illumination243
2012Karen Junod (University of Fibourg, Switzerland)
Crabb Robinson, Blake, and Perthes's Vaterländisches Museum (1810–1811)234
2011Nathaniel Leach (Cape Breton University, Canada)
The Shame of the Nation: Performing History in Schiller, Manzoni and Byron222
2010Hadley J. Mozer (Flagler College, St. Augustine, USA)
“Ozymandias,” or De Casibus Lord Byron: Literary Celebrity on the Rocks216
2009Julia V. Douthwaite and Daniel Richter (both at University of Notre Dame, USA)
The Frankenstein of the French Revolution: Nogaret’s automaton tale of 1790203
2008Robyn L. Schiffman (Fairleigh Dickinson University, USA)
Werther and the epistolary novel194
2007Alex J. Dick (University of British Columbia, Canada)
“The Ghost of Gold”: Forgery Trials and the Standard of Value in Shelley’s The Mask of Anarchy183
2006Stephen Cheeke (University of Bristol, UK)
“What So Many Have Told, Who Would Tell Again?”: Romanticism and the Commonplaces of Rome175
2005Tilar J. Mazzeo (Colby College, ME, USA)
The impossibility of being Anglo‐American: the rhetoric of emigration and transatlanticism in British Romantic culture, 1791–1833161
2004Charles J. Rzepka (Boston University, USA)
Sacrificial Sites, Place-Keeping, and ‘Pre-History’ in Wordsworth’s ‘Michael’152