RES essay prize winners
The articles below are past winners of the RES essay prize. Winners of the prize from 2005 onwards are available to read free online:
2016: Niall Allsopp, Oriel College, University of Oxford
Threshold Rituals in Early Modern England: A Case Study in Robert Herrick
2015: Amy Bowles, Girton College, Cambridge
Dressing the Text: Ralph Crane's Scribal Publication of Drama
2014: Vladimir Brljak, University of Warwick
The Satanic ‘or’: Milton and Protestant Anti-Allegorism
2013: Sheldon Brammall, Trinity College, Cambridge
2012: Simon Macdonald, University College, London
Identifying Mrs Meeke: Another Burney Family Novelist
2011: George Ruder Younge, Trinity College, Cambridge, UK
‘Those were good days’: Representations of the Anglo-Saxon Past in the Old English Homily on Saint Neot
Julianne Werlin, Princeton University
Marvell and the Strategic Imagination: Fortification in Upon Appleton House
2010: Jennifer Batt, University of Oxford, UK
‘It Ought not to be Lost to the World’: The Transmission and Consumption of Eighteenth-Century Lyric Verse
2009: Ingrid Hanson, University of Sheffield, UK
The Measured Music of our Meeting Swords’: William Morris’s Early Romances and the Transformative Touch of Violence
2008: John Bolin, Linacre College, Oxford, UK.
‘Preserving the Integrity of Incoherence’?: Dostoevsky, Gide and the Novel in Beckett's 1930 Lectures and Dream of Fair to Middling Women
2007: Stephen Bernard, Brasenose College, Oxford, UK.
'After Defoe, Before the Dunciad: Giles Jacob and a Vindication of the Press'
2006: Dr Fred Schurink, Newcastle University, UK.
"Like a Hand in the
and the Politics of Sidney's Arcadia
2005: Patrick Hayes, St John's College, Oxford, UK.
An Author I have not Read’: Coetzee's Foe, Dostoevsky's Crime and Punishment, and the Problem of the Novel
2004: Paddy Bullard, St Catherine's College, Oxford, UK.
The Meaning of the 'Sublime and Beautiful': Shaftesburian Contexts and Rhetorical Issues in Edmund Burke's Philosophical Enquiry
2003: Tom Lockwood, University of Leeds, UK.
The Sheridans at Work: A Recovered Drury Lane Revisal of 1808
2002: Vanessa Ryan, Yale University, USA.
The Unreliable Editor: Carlyle's Sartor Resartus and the Art of Biography
2001: Chris Jones, St Andrew's University, UK.
W. H. Auden and 'The "Barbaric" Poetry of the North': Unchaining one's Daimon
2000: Matthew Bevis, University of Sheffield, UK.
1999: James Kelly, Worcester College, Oxford, UK.
The Worcester Affair