The earliest named representatitive of literature in Spanish is Gonzalo de Berceo, who is also the most prolific of the mester de clerecía poets. A priest associated with the Monastery of San Millán de Cogolla in the Rioja, he wrote in Castilian and used both Latin and folk sources. Berceo’s subjects were religious in nature, but combined classical rhetoric and popular poetic form. Among his most studied works are the Milagros de Nuestra Señora and the Vida de Santa Oria. ... See MoreSee Less
Medieval Academy of America
Van Courtlandt Elliot Prize - $500
The prize is awarded annually for a first article in the field of medieval studies, published in a scholarly journal, judged by the selection committee to be of outstanding quality.
The eligibility of the article is determined by the publication year that appears in the journal or book where the article was published. Articles shall be submitted in the year following the publication year.
Van Courtlandt Elliott was Executive Secretary of the Academy and Editor of Speculum from 1965 to 1970. The winner is announced at the annual meeting of the academy each spring.To be eligible, authors must have their permanent residence in North America.
Deadline:October 15, 2016
For more information please visit: www.medievalacademy.org/?page=Elliott_Prize ... See MoreSee Less