Student Prizes Winners 2013 in the Department of French
15 July 2013
Winners of the J&E Parkin, Mary Morrison and Michael Freeman student prizes in the Department of French for 2013
J and E Parkin
To be awarded to a second year student of French who produces the best essay or piece of work on a book published in France during the 16th Century.
Winner: Rachel Farmer
Mary Morrison Prize
Awarded for the best coursework essay or dissertation on a literary topic submitted by a final-year student of French:
Winner: Imogen Carter for two essays of equal excellence:
'Discuss the view that Apollinaire’s poetry of the 1212-1214 period has an ambiguous and shifting relationship bot to aesthetic innovation and to social modernity' and
'To what extent are the ideals of Pantagruelisme overshadowed by politics in the Quart Livre'
Commendation to: Nicola Pearson
Discuss the relationship between fiction and memory with reference to two or more of the works you have studied
Michael Freeman prize
For the best undergraduate essay in the fields of poetry, medieval or Renaissance studies
Winner: Andrea Savage
Analyse and compare Conon de Bethune’s ‘Ahi Amours, con dure departie’ and Thibaut de Champagne’s ‘Au tens plain de felonnie’
Commendation to: Katharine Bennett for two excellent essays:
Discuss the representation of La Belle sarrasine within the Guillaume and Fierabras chanson de geste tradition.
Discuss the representations of Constantinople through Le Pèlerinage de Charlemagne and Robert de Clari’s La Conquête de Constantinople