This award is given annually to the author of an outstanding article published in the previous volume of La corónica. The selection of the recipient of this award is made by the Executive Committee of the MLA Forum, LLC Medieval Iberian in memory of distinguished medievalist John K. Walsh (1939-1990). The tribute is celebrated every year with a reception at the Modern Language Association Convention.

Award Recipients

VolumeArticleLink to Project Muse
Vol. 48Yolanda Iglesias and David Navarro. "Revalorización de los conceptos de pecado y delito en las Siete Partidas y en las Cantigas de Santa Maria: estrategias jurídicas y literarias de Alfonso X," vol. 48, no. 2, Spring 2020, pp. 69-102.doi:10.1353/cor.2020.0000
Vol. 47Fernando Riva. “‘Mas querìa yr perdersse o la uentura mudar’: curiosidad intelectual y peregrinaje en el Libro de Apolonio,” vol. 47, no.1, Fall 2018, pp. 29-50.

[honorable mention] Luis Miguel dos Santos. “Generación de Poniente: natura y alteridad religiosa en los viajes de Pero Tafur y el Libro del infante don Pedro de Portugal,” vol. 47, no. 2, Spring 2019, pp. 59-82.
doi:10.1353/cor.2018.0013

doi:10.1353/cor.2019.0014
Vol. 46Mar Martínez Góngora. “Sobre héroes y monstruos: La decoración escultórica del Castillo de Vélez Blanco y la literatura de su tiempo,” vol. 46, no. 1, Fall 2017, pp. 41-71. doi:10.1353/cor.2017.0024
Vol. 45Clara Pascual-Argente, “‘E el señor de Galicia era del linaje de Troya’: El Victorial and the Cultural Memory of Petrismo,” vol. 45, no. 2, Spring 2017, pp. 241-66.doi:10.1353/cor.2017.0011
Vol. 44Ryan Giles, “Garden Spaces and Textual Materialities: The Exorcistic Prelude to the Razón de amor,” vol. 44, no.1, Fall 2015, pp. 115-33.

[honorable mention] Anita Savo. “The Hidden Polemic in Juan Manuel's Libro de los estados,” vol. 44, no. 2, Spring 2016, pp. 5-28.
doi:10.1353/cor.2015.0032

doi:10.1353/cor.2016.0001
Vol. 43Sarah J. Pearce, “In a Better and Older Language: The Redemptive Potential of Arabic and Its Translated Fictions,” vol. 43, no. 1, Fall 2014, pp. 179-99. doi:10.1353/cor.2014.0027
Vol. 42Andrew Beresford, “Dreams of Death in Medieval Castilian Hagiography: Martyrdom and Ideology in the Gran flos sanctorum,” vol. 42, no. 1, Fall 2013, pp. 159-84. doi:10.1353/cor.2013.0031
Vol. 41Ana Gómez-Bravo, “Situation and Textual Mediation: Toward a Material Poetics of the Fifteenth-Century Lyric,” vol. 41, no. 2, Spring, 2013, pp. 43-67. doi:10.1353/cor.2013.0004
Vol. 40Yasmine Beale-Rivaya, “The Written Record as Witness: Language Shift from Arabic to Romance in the Documents of the Mozarabs of Toledo in the Twelfth and Thirteenth Centuries,” vol. 40, no. 2, Spring 2012, pp. 27-50.doi:10.1353/cor.2012.0028
Vol. 39Lucia Binotti, “Humanistic Audiences: Novela sentimental and Libros de caballerías in Cinquecento Italy,” vol. 39, no. 1, Fall 2010, pp. 67-113. doi:10.1353/cor.2010.0011
Vol. 38Jesús D. Rodríguez Velasco, “La urgente presencia de Las siete partidas,” vol. 38, no. 2, Spring, 2010, pp. 97-134. doi:10.1353/cor.0.0067
Vol. 37Frank A. Domínguez, “Santilario and Cardinal Francisco Jiménez de Cisneros: Stanza 28 of Carajicomedia and Its Gloss,” vol. 37, no. 1, Fall 2008, pp. 301-37. doi:10.1353/cor.0.0013
Vol. 36Ryan D. Giles, “‘Tomé senda por carrera’: Finding and Losing the Cross in the Libro de buen amor,” vol. 36, no. 2, Spring 2008, pp. 369-92.doi:10.1353/cor.2008.0001
Vol. 35Teresa Catarella, “Doña Urraca and her Brother Alfonso VI: Incest as Politics,” vol. 35, no. 2, Spring 2007, pp. 39-67. doi:10.1353/cor.2007.0001
Vol. 34Robert Folger, “Passion and Persuasion: Philocaption in La Celestina,” vol. 34, no. 1, Fall 2005, pp. 5-29. doi:10.1353/cor.2005.0026
Vol. 33Simone Pinet, “Para leer el espacio en el Poema de Mio Cid: breviario teórico,” vol. 33, no. 2, Spring 2005, pp. 195-208.
doi:10.1353/cor.2005.0008
Vol. 32Sol Miguel-Prendes, “Reimagining Diego de San Pedro’s Readers at Work: Cárcel de Amor,” vol. 32, no. 2, Spring 2004, pp. 7-44.
doi:10.1353/cor.2004.0013
Vol. 31Jose Luis Perez López, “El códice T del Libro de buen amor en su biblioteca: Averroístas y goliardos,” vol. 31, no. 1, Fall 2002, pp. 69-106 and “El Manuscrito 99-37 de la Biblioteca de la Catedral de Toledo y el Manuscrito T del Libro de buen amor,” vol. 31, no. 2, Spring 2003, pp. 137-75. doi:10.1353/cor.2002.0018

doi:10.1353/cor.2003.0033
Vol. 30Emily Francomano, “¿Qué dizes de las mujeres?: Doncella Teodor as the Conclusion to Bocados de oro,” vol. 30, no. 1, Fall 2001, pp. 87-110.
doi:10.1353/cor.2001.0017
Vol. 29Barbara F. Weissberger, “The Gendered Taxonomy of Spanish Romance,” vol. 29, no. 1, Fall 2000, pp. 205-29.
doi:10.1353/cor.2000.0014
Vol. 28Richard P. Kincade and John E. Keller, “Myth and Reality in the Miracle of Cantiga 29,” vol. 28, no. 1, Fall 1999, pp. 35-69.
(not digitized)
Vol. 27Charlotte Stern, “Recovering the Theater of Medieval Spain (and Europe): The Islamic Evidence,” vol. 27, no. 2, Spring 1999, pp. 119-53.
(not digitized)
Vol. 26Julian Weiss, “On the Conventionality of the Cantigas d’amor,” vol. 26, no. 1, Fall 1997, pp. 225-45.
(not digitized)
Vol. 25E. Michael Gerli, “Performing Nobility: Mosen Diego de Valera and the Poetics of Converso Identity,” vol. 25, no. 1, Fall 1996, pp. 19-36.
(not digitized)
Vol. 24Ross Brann, Angel Sáenz-Badillos y Judit Targarona, “Šĕmu'el ibn Śaśon y su poesía hebrea en la Castilla del siglo XIV,” vol. 24, no. 2, Spring 1996, pp. 56-74.
(not digitized)
Vol. 23Steven N. Dworkin, “The Genesis of Old Spanish Duecho: An Unrecognized Provencalism,” vol. 23, no. 2, Spring 1995, pp. 34-50.
(not digitized)
Vol. 22Louise O. Vasvari, “Festive Phallic Discourse in the Libro del Arcipreste,” vol. 22, no. 2, Spring 1994, pp. 89-117.
(not digitized)
Vol. 21Jane Whetnall, “Isabel González of the Cancionero de Baena and Other Lost Voices,” vol. 21, no. 1, Fall 1992, pp. 59-82.(not digitized)
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