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Sari Altschuler Wins Best Essay in American Literature from the American Literature Society

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Associate Professor of English Sari Altschuler has won the American Literature Society’s 1921 Prize for Best Essay in American Literature published in 2020. The prize is awarded to a peer-reviewed essay in any field of American Literature that appeared in 2020 in one of the following journals: African American ReviewAmerican Literary HistoryAmerican Literary RealismAmerican LiteratureAmerican PeriodicalsAmerican QuarterlyCallalooEarly American LiteratureESQJ19Journal of Ethnic American LiteratureLegacyMELUSNative American and Indigenous Studies (NAIS)Resources for American Literary StudyStudies in American Fiction; and Studies in American Indian Literatures. Altschuler’s essay is entitled, “Touching The Scarlet Letter: What Disability History Can Teach Us About Literature.” Read the full article on Duke University Press’ website (institutional credentials required for access).

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