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Supplement (1) to Oxford University Gazette No. 4782. Wednesday, 11 October 2006.
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Scholarships and Prizes 2006: English Language and Literature

ENGLISH POEM ON A SACRED SUBJECT 2007

The subject for the prize will be:

'My God, my God, why hast thou forsaken me? '

The poem must consist of not less than sixty or more than 300 lines. It may be blank verse or in any form of verse rhymed in couplets or stanzas. There is a tradition, which discourages dramatic form of composition for this prize.

Candidates for the prize (value of about £2,700) shall be members of the University who, not later than the closing date for entries for the competition, shall have qualified by examination for a degree of the University, or shall hold the Degree of Master of Arts by incorporation or by decree or by resolution or shall hold the status of Master of Arts, or shall have qualified by examination for a degree of any other university. The judges may, at their discretion, also make an award to the proxime accessit. Should no such award be made the value of the main award will be increased.

Poems (three copies) are to be sent under a sealed cover to the English Faculty Administrator, St Cross Building, Manor Road, Oxford OX1 3UQ, on or before Friday, 29 June 2007. Each author is required to conceal his or her name and to distinguish his or her composition by a motto, sending at the same time his or her name, college, and address in a separate envelope with the same motto inscribed upon it.

The prize may not be awarded more than twice to the same person.


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