The PEGS Prize

The English Goethe Society awards one yearly prize for the best article published in PEGS the previous year. The selection process will be conducted by the editors and expert members of the Editorial Board. The prize is in the amount of £100. The winner will be announced at the first Council Meeting of the English Goethe Society each year.


Catherine Angerson
(The British Library) for her article ‘The Anti-Jacobin Reaction against German Drama and Philosophy in Britain, 1798-1804’, which appeared in PEGS 92.2 (2023), pp. 112-131.


Andrew Cusack
(University of St Andrews) for his article ‘Heinrich Laube's European Moment’, which appeared in PEGS 91.3 (2022), pp. 211-228.


Mathelinda Nabugodi
(Fitzwilliam Museum Cambridge) for her article 'The Contexts of Percy Bysshe Shelley’s Faust Translations’, which appeared in PEGS 90.1 (2021), pp. 31–52.


Carolin Duttlinger
(University of Oxford) for her article ‘Rescue Narratives: Goethe’s Wahlverwandtschaften and Benjamin’s “Das Taschentuch”’, which appeared in PEGS 89.1 (2020), pp. 94–110.


Andrea Polaschegg
(Universität Siegen) for her article ‘Der konvertierte Meilenstein: Friedrich Schlegels Geschichte der alten und neuen Literatur (1812/14), which appeared in PEGS 88.1 (2019), pp. 39–53.


Caroline Sauter
(Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main) for her article ‘Writing (in) Love: Goethe’s “Buch Suleika” and the Biblical Song of Songs’, PEGS 87.3 (2018), pp. 188-203.


Matthew Bell
(King’s College London) for his article ‘The Economics of Authorship in Eighteenth-Century Germany and Britain’, in PEGS 86.3 (2017), pp. 172-182.