James Russell Lowell Prize Winners

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Tough Enough: Arbus, Arendt...

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3.79 avg rating — 68 ratings
James Russell Lowell Prize (2017)
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Bird Relics: Grief and Vita...

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4.55 avg rating — 11 ratings
James Russell Lowell Prize (2016)
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Forms: Whole, Rhythm, Hiera...

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4.20 avg rating — 227 ratings
James Russell Lowell Prize (2015)
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Unsettlement of America: Tr...

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4.50 avg rating — 2 ratings
James Russell Lowell Prize (2014)
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The Watchman in Pieces: Sur...

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4.57 avg rating — 7 ratings
James Russell Lowell Prize (2013)
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Our Aesthetic Categories: Z...

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4.35 avg rating — 201 ratings
James Russell Lowell Prize (2012)
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The Swerve: How the World B...

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3.85 avg rating — 30,359 ratings
James Russell Lowell Prize (2011)
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Slavery and the Culture of ...

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3.83 avg rating — 23 ratings
James Russell Lowell Prize (2011)
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Removable Type: Histories o...

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3.93 avg rating — 14 ratings
James Russell Lowell Prize (2010)
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The Passage to Cosmos: Alex...

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4.11 avg rating — 37 ratings
James Russell Lowell Prize (2009)
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Victorian Glassworlds: Glas...

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4.42 avg rating — 12 ratings
James Russell Lowell Prize (2008)
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The Tenth Muse: Writing abo...

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4.25 avg rating — 8 ratings
James Russell Lowell Prize (2007)
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Poetry of the Revolution: M...

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4.14 avg rating — 29 ratings
James Russell Lowell Prize (2006)
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What Do Pictures Want?: The...

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3.87 avg rating — 270 ratings
James Russell Lowell Prize (2005)
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Eighteenth-Century Women Po...

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4.20 avg rating — 5 ratings
James Russell Lowell Prize (2005)
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The Sense of an Interior: F...

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4.24 avg rating — 21 ratings
James Russell Lowell Prize (2004)
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At the Margins of the Renai...

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3.67 avg rating — 3 ratings
James Russell Lowell Prize (2003)
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Cervantes in Algiers: A Cap...

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James Russell Lowell Prize (2002)
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Radiant Textuality: Literat...

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3.42 avg rating — 50 ratings
James Russell Lowell Prize (2001)
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Renaissance Clothing and th...

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4.26 avg rating — 27 ratings
James Russell Lowell Prize (2000)
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Wonder and Science

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3.56 avg rating — 16 ratings
James Russell Lowell Prize (1999)
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Outside the Fold: Conversio...

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4.06 avg rating — 16 ratings
James Russell Lowell Prize (1998)
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Chaucerian Polity: Absoluti...

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James Russell Lowell Prize (1997)
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Cities of the Dead: Circum-...

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4.11 avg rating — 121 ratings
James Russell Lowell Prize (1996)
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Primitive Passions: Visuali...

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3.89 avg rating — 35 ratings
James Russell Lowell Prize (1995)
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Nobody's Story: The Vanishi...

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3.94 avg rating — 16 ratings
James Russell Lowell Prize (1994)
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To Wake the Nations: Race i...

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3.89 avg rating — 35 ratings
James Russell Lowell Prize (1993)
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Forms of Nationhood: The El...

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4.06 avg rating — 17 ratings
James Russell Lowell Prize (1992)
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The Office of the Scarlet L...

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3.33 avg rating — 18 ratings
James Russell Lowell Prize (1991)
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Postmodernism, or, The Cult...

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3.99 avg rating — 6,843 ratings
James Russell Lowell Prize (1990)
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