Edith Wharton Essay Prize Award Recipients

See the main Awards page for current deadlines and descriptions. 

 Award Recipients from Previous Years 

2013 Edith Wharton Essay Prize winners. Both essays will be published in the _EWR_, vol 29.2:

First prize: Krystyna Michael (PhD candidate, CUNY-Grad Center)“A Break in the Continuity:” Chaos, Control and Wharton’s Commitment to Form.

Second prize: Katelyn Durkin (PhD candidate, UVa):The (Re)Production Craze: Taylorism and Regress in Edith Wharton’s Twilight Sleep

Edith Wharton Essay Prize Winner 2012: Noreen O’Connor

Edith Wharton Essay Prize Winner 2011: Dustin H. Faulstick, Ohio University-Athens, “‘He that Loveth Silver Shall Not Be Satisfied with Silver': Reconsidering the Connection between The House of Mirth and Ecclesiastes.”

Edith Wharton Essay Prize Winner 2010:

Edith Wharton Essay Prize Winner 2009: Jason Williams, Brigham Young University-Idaho, “Competing Visions: Edith Wharton and A. B. Wenzell in The House of Mirth

Edith Wharton Essay Prize Winner 2008: Ann L. Patten, University of Dublin, Trinity College, “The Spectres of Capitalism and Democracy in Edith Wharton’s Early Ghost Stories”

Edith Wharton Essay Prize Winner 2007: Jennie Hann, Johns Hopkins University, for “Perverting Pride and Prejudice: Wharton’s American Alternative to the Novel of Manners: An Essay on The House of Mirth.

Edith Wharton Essay Prize Winner 2006: Travis M. Foster, doctoral candidate at the U of Wisconsin, Madison, for “Ascendant Obtuseness and Aesthetic Perception in The House of Mirth.”

Edith Wharton Essay Prize Winner 2005: Kate McLoughlin, Balliol College, for “Edith Wharton, War Correspondent.” Edith Wharton Review 21.2 (Fall 2005): 1-9.

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