January 26, 1996
Awards: Modern Language Association
Chicago, Illinois -- At its annual meeting, the Modern Language Association honored 17 scholars for outstanding scholarship and teaching.
Janet L. Beizer, U. of Virginia -- Ventriloquized Bodies: Narratives of Hysteria in Nineteenth-Century France (Cornell University Press): outstanding work in French and Francophone literary studies.
Edgar M. Branch, Miami U. (Ohio), and Harriet Elinor Smith, U. of California at Berkeley -- Roughing It: The Works of Mark Twain,