Category: Book Prize

  • BSLS Book Prize 2016

    Nominations for The British Society for Literature and Science book prize 2016 are now being sought. All nominated books must be dated 2016 and should be academic titles (usually monographs or essay collections) in the area of literature and science (including technology and medicine, in all periods). The prize is not open to creative writing.…

  • BSLS Book Prize for 2009

    The following books have been shortlisted for the British Society for Literature and Science prize for the best book in the field of literature and science published in 2009: Brian Boyd, On the Origin of Stories: Evolution, Cognition, and Fiction (Harvard University Press) Leah Knight, Of Books and Botany in Early Modern England: Sixteenth-Century Plants…

  • British Society for Literature and Science book prize 2009

    The British Society for Literature and Science is pleased to invite nominations for the annual BSLS Book Prize. The prize of £150 will be awarded to the best book published in English in 2009 in the field of literature and science. Monographs, edited volumes, editions and books of creative writing are all eligible for consideration,…

  • BSLS book prize awarded to George Levine

    The British Society for Literature and Science is pleased to announce the winner of its annual book prize. The prize of £150, for the best monograph or collection of essays published in 2008, has been awarded to George Levine for Realism, Ethics and Secularism: Essays on Victorian Literature and Science (Cambridge University Press). The book…

  • BSLS Book Prize for 2008: The Shortlist

    The British Society for Literature and Science is pleased to announce the shortlist for the 2008 book prize. The four shortlisted books are: Armstrong,Isobel. Victorian Glassworlds (Oxford University Press, 2008) Jackson, Noel. Science and Sensation in Romantic Poetry (Cambridge Studies in Romanticism, no.73) (Cambridge University Press, 2008). Levine, George Lewis. Realism, ethics and secularism :…

  • BSLS Book Prize for 2008

    The British Society for Literature and Science is pleased to invite nominations for the annual BSLS Book Prize. The prize of £150 will be awarded to the best book published in 2008 in the field of literature and science. We therefore invite nominations, including self-nominations, for books to be considered. Monographs, edited volumes, editions, and…

  • BSLS book prize winner

    The committee of the BSLS is delighted to announce that Ralph O’Connor’s book The Earth on Show: Fossils and the Poetics of Popular Science, 1802-1856 (U of Chicago P, 2007) has been awarded the Society’s first book prize. The book is a deeply-researched, ambitious and elegant account of early nineteenth-century literary and scientific writing on…

  • BSLS book prize shortlist announced

    The committee of the BSLS is delighted to announce the shortlist for the Society’s annual prize for the best book on literature and science published the previous calendar year. The prize is awarded for the first time this year, and the winner will be announced at the conference in Keele at the end of March.…

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