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BOOK PRIZES AND TRAVEL AWARDS 2022

  • We are delighted to launch the second edition of The Literary Encyclopedia Book Prizes for major scholarly contributions to the understanding of literature. Two prizes of ¬£2000 each will be awarded, one for scholarly contributions to our understanding of literature originally in the English language, the other for scholarly contributions to our understanding of literature originally in another language.
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American post-1945 poetry

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