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The Horst Frenz Prize Citations 2010 HM

2010 Honorable Mention:

Be it known that Cecile Guédon, of Birbeck College, University of London, was awarded honorable mention in the competition for the 2010 Horst Frenz Prize for the best presentation by a graduate student at the annual conference of the American Comparative Literature Association, which, in 2009, was held at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Cecile Guédon's, "Poetic Gestures, Modernist Choreographies," compares Mallarmé's poetry with the dance of Loie Fuller and creates a fascinating “intermedial” study that illuminates the choreographic in Mallarmé's poetry and the poetic in Fuller's dance. Her analysis enlarges our notion of what is choreographic and what is poetic, and establishes a new vocabulary in the aesthetics of the verbal and the terpsichorean arts.

The American Comparative Literature Association takes pride is making this award to Cecile Guédon, and congratulates her on her outstanding achievement.

2010 Frenz Prize Committee:
Eugene Eoyang, Lingnan University and Indiana University (Chair)
Virginia Jackson, Tufts University
Pericles Lewis, Yale University