2017 MLA’s Scaglione Prize for French and Francophone Studies

December 5, 2017

MLA’s Scaglione Prize for French and Francophone Studies Awarded to Andrew Joseph Counter for The Amorous Restoration and to Maurice Samuels for The Right To Difference

New York, NY – 5 December 2017 – The Modern Language Association of America today announced it is awarding its twenty-fifth annual Aldo and Jeanne Scaglione Prize for French and Francophone Studies to Andrew Joseph Counter, of the University of Oxford, for his book The Amorous Restoration: Love, Sex, and Politics in Early Nineteenth-Century France, published by Oxford University Press, and to Maurice Samuels, of Yale University, for his book The Right to Difference: French Universalism and the Jews, published by the University of Chicago Press. The prize is awarded annually for an outstanding scholarly work in its field—a literary or linguistic study, a critical edition of an important work, or a critical biography—written by a member of the association.

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