Ruttkay Essay Contest 2020 and 2021 Results Announcement 2021. december 17.

You all are cordially invited to **the official Ruttkay Essay Contest 2020 and 2021 Results Announcement** which will take place online, on Zoom, 4 pm Friday, 17 December 2021.

Below you find
--the Zoom link with which you can join the meeting without a waiting room. Please say hello so we can greet you too :)

Gabriella Reuss is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. Topic: Ruttkay Essay Contest Results Announcement
Time: Dec 17, 2021 04:00 PM Budapest - Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 804 357 4312
Passcode: 2mpRaC

--the table of contestants: it contains the place each participant achieved and the code name under which the paper was submitted - so do come along to this short and festive end-of-the-semester gathering to find out who are the real persons under the code names! We will open the 2021 envelopes before your eyes to find out who wrote what, whom to congratulate.

On top of the small grants that the Institute will give out to the successful participants - thanks, IEAS, so much! - , all colleagues and students who invested time and effort into this noble contest will receive book tokens from Dr Zsófia Ruttkay and Eszter Ruttkay, daughters of Professor Kálmán Ruttkay, after whom the contest is named. They share with us the belief that good writing deserves attention and appreciate that we continue with the legacy of Professor Ruttkay - so they spared time and money to present you with the book tokens. Grateful thanks to both of them, especially in these difficult times!

Looking forward to seeing you there,
Gabriella Reuss

Results 2021

  • Spenót: "Thritti Platen", Robyn Hode, and the Cherry Tree: The Appearance of Religion in the Medieval English Ballad Canon. Better. II.
  • Reality or Illusion: Is Reality or Illusion the Preferred State of Living in Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Best. I.
  • Dr Faustus: Lacanian Psychoanalysis through Structuralism in Tom Stoppard's Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead. Best. I.
  • Book Thief: Observing Humanity Through the Eyes of Death: The Omniscient Narrator in The Book Thief. Good/Better. II.


Results 2020

  • Phoenix: The Middle English Bestiary in British Library, Arundel MS 292. The Representation of Christ through the Image of the Lion. Best. I.
  • Symbolism: Symbolism of Pink Floyd's Dark Side of the Moon Album. Better. II.

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