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Prizes for Mining, Ecology, and Literature, 1830-1930

FEL-262276-19
Mining, Ecology, and Literature, 1830-1930
Elizabeth Miller, Regents of the University of California, Davis

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Prizes for Extraction Ecologies and the Literature of the Long Exhaustion (Book)

Stansky Book Prize [link]
Date: 11/13/2022 12:00:00 AM
Organization: North American Conference on British Studies [link]
Abstract: The Stansky Book Prize of $500 is awarded annually by the North American Conference on British Studies for the best book published anywhere by a North American scholar on any aspect of British studies since 1800.

Honorable Mention, Ecocritical Book Prize [link]
Date: 8/19/2022 12:00:00 AM
Organization: Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment [link]
Abstract: Judges commented: Extraction Ecologies and the Literature of the Long Exhaustion features excellent close readings of nineteenth- and twentieth-century novels about resource mining, broadly imagined. It establishes new ways of reading canonical texts and also introduces non-canonical texts. The research and writing are lovely.

Choice Outstanding Academic Title [link]
Date: 11/30/2022 12:00:00 AM
Organization: Choice [link]
Abstract: In December of each year Choice publishes its list of Outstanding Academic Titles. This prestigious list reflects the best in scholarly titles, both print and digital, reviewed by Choice during the previous year and brings with it the extraordinary recognition of the academic library community. The list is quite selective, containing approximately ten percent of some 5,000 works reviewed annually in Choice. In naming a work an Outstanding Academic Title, the editors apply several criteria: -overall excellence in presentation and scholarship -importance relative to other literature in the field -distinction as a first treatment of a given subject in book or electronic form -originality or uniqueness of treatment -value to undergraduate students -importance in building undergraduate library collections


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