SAMLA Studies Book Award 

The nomination period for the 2017 SAMLA Studies Book Awards for both monographs and edited volumes has closed. 2017 recipients will be announced August 31. 

Please contact Dan Abitz at samla@gsu.edu or 404.413.5816 with any questions.

 

2017 SAMLA Studies Book Award Nominees – Monographs

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Dangerous Creole Liaisons

Jacqueline Couti

Liverpool University Press

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Mathilde Blind: Late-Victorian Culture and the Woman of Letters

James Diedrick

University of Virginia Press

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Consumerism, Waste, and Re-use in Twentieth-century Fiction:
Legacies of the Avant-Garde

Rachele Dini

Palgrave Macmillan

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Attention Equals Life:
The Pursuit of the Everyday in Contemporary Poetry and Culture

Andrew Epstein

Oxford University Press

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Imperial Tapestries:
Narrative Form and the 
Question of Spanish Habsburg Power

Julia L. Farmer

Bucknell University Press

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Mexican Melodrama:
Film and Nation from the Golden Age to the New Wave

Elena Lahr-Vivaz

The University of Arizona Press

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The Submerged Plot and the Mother's Pleasure from
Jane Austen to Arundhati Roy

Kelly A. Marsh

The Ohio State University Press

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The Language of Vision:
Photography and Southern Literature in the 1930s and After

Joseph R. Millichap

LSU Press

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Shot on Location:
Postwar American Cinema and the Exploration of Real Place

R. Barton Palmer

Rutgers University Press

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The Moral Economies of American Authorship:
Reputation, Scandal, and the Nineteenth-Century Literary Marketplace

Susan M. Ryan

Oxford University Press

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Sanctified Subversives: 
Nuns in Early Modern English and Spanish Literature

Horacio Sierra

Cambridge Scholars Publishing

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John Le Carré's Post-Cold War Fiction

Robert Lance Snyder

University of Missouri Press

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Scanning the Hypnoglyph: 
Sleep in Modernist and Postmodern Representation

Nathaniel Wallace

Brill Rodopi Press 


2017 SAMLA Studies Book Award Nominees – Edited Volumes

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The Memory Arts in Renaissance England: A Critical Anthology

William Engel, Rory Loughnane, & Grant Williams

Cambridge 

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Invented Lives, Imagined Communities:
The Biopic and American National Identity

William Epstein & R. Barton Palmer

SUNY Press

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Mediterranean Modernism:
Intercultural Exchange and Aesthetic Development

Adam J. Goldwyn & Renée M. Silverman

Palgrave Macmillan

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Carson McCullers in the Twenty-First Century

Alison Graham-Bertolini & Casey Kayser

Palgrave

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Jeff Daniel Marion: Poet on the Holston

Jesse Graves, Thomas Alan Holmes, & Ernest Lee

University of Tennessee Press

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Cycles, Sequels, Spin-offs. Remakes, and Reboots:
Multiplicities in Film and Television

Amanda Ann Klein & R. Barton Palmer

University of Texas Press

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The Complete Poetry and Music of Guillaume de Machaut, Volume 1:
The Debate Poems

R. Barton Palmer

Medieval Institute Publications at Western Michigan University

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Screening Modern Irish Fiction and Drama

R. Barton Palmer & Marc C. Conner

Palgrave Macmillan

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Rethinking Ethos: A Feminist Ecological Approach to Rhetoric

Kathleen Ryan, Nancy Myers, & Rebecca Jones

Southern Illinois University Press

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The Grand Babylon Hotel, by Arnold Bennett (1902)

Randi Saloman

Broadview Press

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Intersections of Race, Class, Gender, and the
Nation in Fin-de-sicle Spanish Literature and Culture

Jennifer Smith & Lisa Nalbone

Routledge 

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A Companion to the Works of Kim Scott

Belinda Wheeler

Camden House/Boydell & Brewer