Winners of the Warren-Brooks Award


Brooks and Warren

Let us ask, first, why we read literature at all. Ultimately, we read it because it gives us an image of the human soul confronting its fate.

Robert Penn Warren, “The Use of the Past”
 
 
The Fable of the Southern Writer,
 LSU Press, 1995
Lewis P. Simpson
Winner-1995
Cleanth Brooks and the Rise of Modern Criticism,
Univ. of Va. Press, 1996
Mark Royden Winchell
Winner-1996
The Work of Poetry,
 Columbia, 1997
John Hollander
 Winner-1997
The Practice of Reading,
Yale, 1998
Denis Donoghue
Winner-1998
Eliot's Dark Angel,
Oxford, 1999
Ron Schuchard
 Winner-1999
Shakespeare's Language,
Farrar, Straus, Giroux, 2000
Sir Frank Kermode Winner-2000
The Rebuke of History
North Carolina, 2001
Paul V. Murphy
Winner-2001
Randall Jarrell and His Age
Columbia University Press, November 2002
Stephen Burt
Winner-2002
Emerson
Emerson
Harvard University Press
Lawrence Buell
Winner-2003
justus
Fetching the Old Southwest
University of Missouri Press
James Justus
Winner-2004
perloff
Differentials: Poetry, Poetics, Pedagogy
University of Alabama Press
Marjorie Perloff
Winner-2004
hassett
Christina Rossetti: The Patience of Style
University of Virginia Press
Constance Hassett
Winner-2005
rosen
Power, Plain English, and the Rise of Modern Poetry
Yale University Press
David Rosen
Winner-2006
dolven
Scenes of Instruction in Renaissance Romance
University of Chicago Press
Jeff Dolven
Winner-2007
brinkmeyer
The Fourth Ghost: White Southern Writers and European Fascism, 1930-1950
Louisiana State University Press
Robert Brinkmeyer, Jr.
Winner-2008
travis
Disseminal Chaucer: Rereading the Nun's Priest's Tale
University of Notre Dame Press
Peter Travis
Winner-2009
payne
The Animal Part: Human and Other Animals in the Poetic Imagination
University of Chicago Press
Mark Payne
Winner-2010
strier
The Unrepentant Renaissance: From Petrarch to Shakespeare to Milton
University of Chicago Press
Richard Strier
Winner-2011
martin
The Rise and Fall of Meter: Poetry and English National Culture, 1860-1930
Princeton University Press
Meredith Martin
Winner-2012
brombert
Musings on Mortality: Tolstoy to Primo Levi
University of Chicago Press
Victor Brombert
Winner-2013
brombert
Seamus Heaney's Regions
University of Notre Dame Press
Richard Rankin Russell
Winner-2014
Keniston
Ghostly Figures: Memory and Belatedness in Postwar American Poetry
University of Iowa Press
Ann Keniston
Winner-2015
Ravinthiran
Elizabeth Bishop's Prosaic
Bucknell University Press
Vidyan Ravinthiran
Winner-2016