Literary Guild Excellence in Literary Criticism Prize

Department: English
Undergraduate/Graduate: Undergraduate
Amount: $50
Student Level: Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior
Distribution: Annual Award

The Literary Guild Excellence in Literary Criticism Prize was instituted by the Literary Guild in 2006. The award recognizes student achievement in the area of critical analysis of literary texts. The winning paper exemplifies the productive application of a critical methodology to a literary work (or works) of any type or genre. Competition for the award is open to all University of Akron undergraduates.

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