Christy Wampole Awarded MLA Prize for First Book

December 6, 2017
Christy Wampole's award winning book Rootedness, published by University of Chicago Press

The Modern Language Association of America awarded a twenty-fourth annual Modern Language Association Prize for a First Book to Christy Wampole, associate professor in the department of French and Italian, for “Rootedness: The Ramifications of Metaphor,” published by the University of Chicago Press.

The MLA Prize for a First Book was established in 1993. It is awarded annually for the first book-length publication of a member of the association that is a literary or linguistic study, a critical edition of an important work, or a critical biography.


Read the full story in the MLA press release.


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