Past Winners of the Jack Prize

2019

Céline Sabiron (Université de Lorraine, France), “Amédée Pichot and Walter Scott’s Parrot: A Fabulous Tale of Parroting and Pirating,” Studies in Scottish Literature 44(2), 2018.

"Sabiron's incisive analysis of nineteenth-century French translations of Walter Scott's works explores the cultural as well as the linguistic dimensions of translation."

2018  

Nikki Hessell (Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand) and Stephen Clothier (Wellington City Libraries, New Zealand)   “To Mary in Aotearoa: Burns’s ‘Thou Ling’ring Star’ and Scottish Identity in New Zealand,” Scottish Literary Review 9(2), 2017.

"Thessell and Clothier's consideration of Robert Burns's reception in New Zealand opens up important discussions about diaspora, indigeneity, and literary interpretation in Scottish studies."