Accolade for Dr Jane Rickard's book

Jane Rickard

Writing the Monarch in Jacobean England: Jonson, Donne, Shakespeare and the Works of King James by Jane Rickard has been selected as one of this year's Choice Outstanding Academic Titles

Writing the Monarch in Jacobean England

Writing the Monarch in Jacobean England: Jonson, Donne, Shakespeare and the Works of King James by Jane Rickard has been selected as one of this year's Choice Outstanding Academic Titles (Cambridge University Press).

Every year Choice publishes a list of Outstanding Academic Titles that were reviewed during the previous calendar year. This prestigious list reflects the best in scholarly titles reviewed by Choice and brings with it the extraordinary recognition of the academic library community.

In awarding Outstanding Academic Titles, the editors apply several criteria to reviewed titles:

  • overall excellence in presentation and scholarship
  • importance relative to other literature in the field
  • distinction as a first treatment of a given subject in book or electronic form
  • originality or uniqueness of treatment
  • value to undergraduate students
  • importance in building undergraduate library collections