Congratulations to ASECS Member Tim Cassedy!

December 4, 2019

 

MLA PRIZE FOR A FIRST BOOK AWARDED TO TIM CASSEDY FOR FIGURES OF SPEECH; ADENA SPINGARN AND ROBERT STILLING EACH RECEIVE HONORABLE MENTION

 

New York, NY – 4 December 2019 – The Modern Language Association of America today announced it is awarding its twenty-sixth annual Modern Language Association Prize for a First Book to Tim Cassedy, of Southern Methodist University, for Figures of Speech: Six Histories of Language and Identity in the Age of Revolutions, published by the University of Iowa Press. Receiving honorable mention are Adena Spingarn, of Cortez, Colorado, for Uncle Tom: From Martyr to Traitor, published by Stanford University Press, and Robert Stilling, of Florida State University, for Beginning at the End: Decadence, Modernism, and Postcolonial Poetry, published by Harvard University Press.

 

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