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RES Essay Prize

Winner of the 2013 RES Essay Prize

The Editors of The Review of English Studies are pleased to announce the winner of the journal’s 2013 Essay Prize. The article below is freely available online.

‘Sound this Angrie Message in Thine Eares’: Sympathy and the Translations of the Aeneid in Marlowe’s Dido Queene of Carthage
Sheldon Brammall

2014 RES Essay Prize

The Review of English Studies is now inviting entries for its 2014 Essay Prize. The RES Essay Prize aims to encourage scholarship amongst postgraduate research students in Britain and abroad. The essay can be on any topic of English literature or the English language from the earliest period to the present.

The prize

The winner will receive:

  • Publication of the winning essay in the June 2015 issue of The Review of English Studies
  • A cash prize of £250
  • £250 worth of OUP books
  • A free year's subscription to The Review of English Studies

How to enter

Entries should be submitted through our online submission system. Click here to access the system and submit your paper any time between 1 April 2014 and the closing date, 30 June 2014.

Please click here to read through the entry guidelines and terms.

The competition rules

The competition is open to anyone studying for a higher degree, or who completed one no earlier than October 2011. The winner's student status verification will be requested from their academic supervisor or head of department. The entry must not be under consideration for publication elsewhere.

Click here for full details of the competition rules.

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Past winners

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