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  • The Margaret Church MFS Memorial Prize

Previous Winners:

Carl Freedman, "Antinomies of Nineteen Eighty-Four," Volume 30, Winter, 1984. Pp. 601-620.

Paul M. Hedeen, "A Symbolic Center in a Conceptual Country: A Gassian Rubric for The Sound and the Fury," Volume 31, Winter, 1985. Pp. 623-643.

Thomas C. Beattie, "Moments of Meaning Dearly Achieved: Virginia Woolf's Sense of an Ending," Volume 32, Winter, 1986. Pp. 521-541.

Ronald R. Thomas, "In the Company of Strangers: Absent Voices in Stevenson's Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde and Beckett's Company," Volume 32, Summer, 1986. Pp. 157-173.

The Editors of MFS are proud to announce the winners of the fourth Margaret Church MFS Memorial Prize. TOM LeCLAIR, whose "Deconstructing the Logos: Don DeLillo's End Zone" appeared in the Spring issue (volume 33, number 1, 105-123), and LILIANE WEISSBERG, whose "Editing Adventures: Writing the Text of Julius Rodman" appeared in the Autumn issue (volume 33, number 3, 413-430), were judged authors of the best articles to appear in 1987. Professor LeClair and Professor Weissberg each received $125 and a copy of the certificate appearing opposite.

The outside panel of judges making the selection was composed of Claire Sprague (chair), Professor Emeritus of English, Brooklyn College; John Halperin, Centennial Professor of English, Vanderbilt University; and Jerome Klinkowitz, Professor of English, University of Northern Iowa.

The Editors of Modern Fiction Studies congratulate Mr. LeClair, who is Professor of English, University of Cincinnati, and Ms. Weissberg, who is Assistant Professor of German, The Johns Hopkins University. We are also grateful to the selection committee for the many hours they devoted to selecting this year's winners.

The Margaret Church MFS Memorial Prize was established in 1984 in memory of Ms. Church, Professor of English and of Comparative Literature here at Purdue University and long-time co-Editor of this journal. She died in 1982. Winners of this annual prize will be announced in summer issues of MFS. [End Page 138]

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