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 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.