Truman Capote Award for Literary Criticism
The award is administered for the Truman Capote estate by the University of Iowa Writers' Workshop. The $50,000 award is the largest cash prize for literary criticism in the English language.
|1996||Helen Vendler, The Given and the Made|
|1997||John Felstiner, Paul Celan: Poet, Survivor, Jew|
|1998||John Kerrigan, Revenge Tragedy|
|1999||Charles Rosen, Romantic Poets, Critics, and Other Madmen|
|2000||Elaine Scarry, Dreaming by the Book; Philip Fisher, Still the New World|
|2001||Malcolm Bowie, Proust Among the Stars|
|2002||Declan Kiberd, Irish Classics|
|2003||Seamus Heaney, Finders Keepers: Selected Prose 1971–2001|
|2004||Susan Stewart, Poetry and the Fate of the Senses|
|2005||Angus Fletcher, A New Theory for American Poetry: Democracy, the Environment, and the Future of Imagination|
|2006||Geoffrey Hartman, The Geoffrey Hartman Reader|
|2007||William H. Gass, A Temple of Texts|
|2008||Helen Small, The Long Life|
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