R. GAPPER BOOK PRIZE 2015

Robert Mills (UCL), Seeing Sodomy in the Middle Ages (University of Chicago Press)

Also commended:

Mairéad Hanrahan (UCL), Cixous’s Semi-Fictions (Edinburgh University Press)
Joseph Harris (Royal Holloway), Inventing the Spectator (Oxford University Press)
Ann Jefferson (Oxford), Genius in France: an Idea and its Uses (Princeton University Press)

 

R. GAPPER BOOK PRIZE 2014

Christopher Prendergast, Mirages and Mad Beliefs: Proust the Skeptic (Princeton UP)

Also commended:

Simon Gaunt, Marco Polo’s Le Devisement du monde: Narrative Voice, Language, and Diversity (Boydell & Brewer)
Timothy Mathews, Alberto Giacometti: the Art of Relation (I.B. Tauris)
Richard Taws, The Politics of the Provisional: Art and Ephemera in Revolutionary France (Pennsylvania State UP)

 

R. H. GAPPER BOOK PRIZE 2013

Siân Reynolds, Marriage and Revolution: Monsieur & Madame Roland (Oxford University Press).

Also commended:

Mark Darlow, Staging the French Revolution: Cultural Politics and the Paris Opera, 1789-1794 (Oxford University Press).
Clive Scott, Translating the Perception of Text: Literary Translation and Phenomenology (Legenda).
Richard Thomson, Art of the Actual: Naturalism and Style in Early Third-Republic France, 1880-1900 (Yale University Press).

 

R. H. GAPPER BOOK PRIZE 2012

Michael Moriarty: Disguised Vices: Theories of Virtue in Early Modern French Thought (Oxford University Press).

 

R. H. GAPPER BOOK PRIZE 2011

Judith Still: Derrida and Hospitality: Theory and Practice (Edinburgh University Press)

Also commended:

Neil Foxlee: Albert Camus’s ‘The New Mediterranean Culture’ : a Text and its Contexts (Peter Lang)
Anna Kemp: Voices and Veils: Feminism and Islam in French Women’s Writing and Activism (Legenda)
Sarah Wilson: The Visual World of French Theory: Figurations (Yale University Press)

R. H. GAPPER BOOK PRIZE 2010

Ardis Butterfield: The Familiar Enemy: Chaucer, Language and Nation in the Hundred Years War (Oxford University Press)

Also commended:

Rosemary Chapman: Between Languages and Cultures – Gabrielle Roy (McGill-Queen’s University Press)
Ruth Hemus: Dada’s Women (Yale University Press)
Aédin ní Loingsigh: Postcolonial Eyes: Intercontinental Travel in Francophone African Literature (Liverpool University Press)

R. H. GAPPER BOOK PRIZE 2009

Alain Viala: La France galante (Presses Universitaires de France).

Also commended:

Celia Britton: The Sense of Community in French Caribbean Fiction (Liverpool University Press).
Margaret McGowan: Dance in the Renaissance. European Fashion – French Obsession (Yale University Press).
Gavin Parkinson: Surrealism, Art and Modern Science (Yale University Press).

R. H. GAPPER BOOK PRIZE 2008 — JOINT WINNERS

Mark Greengrass: Governing Passions. Peace and Reform in the French Kingdom, 1576-1585 (Oxford University Press).
Christopher Prendergast: The Classic. Sainte-Beuve and the Nineteenth-Century Culture Wars (Oxford University Press).

R. H. GAPPER BOOK PRIZE 2007

Eric Robertson: Arp: Painter, Poet, Sculptor (Yale University Press).

R. H. GAPPER BOOK PRIZE 2006

Maria C. Scott: Baudelaire’s ‘Le Spleen de Paris’ : Shifting Perspectives (Ashgate).

R. H. GAPPER BOOK PRIZE 2005

Roger Pearson: Mallarmé and Circumstance: The Translation of Silence (Oxford University Press).

R. H. GAPPER BOOK PRIZE 2004

Sylvia Huot: Madness in Medieval French Literature: Identities Lost and Found (Oxford University Press)