Ziolkowski book honored

Feb. 10, 2005 4:38 p.m.

A book by Theodore Ziolkowski, the Class of 1900 Professor Emeritus of Modern Languages, has won an award from the International Conference on Romanticism.

The book, "Clio the Romantic Muse" (Cornell University Press, 2004), has received the Jean-Pierre Barricelli Prize as "the best book in Romanticism studies for 2004."

Ziolkowski is an authority on German and European literature from Romanticism to the present. A former president of the Modern Language Association, he served as dean of the Graduate School for 13 years. He joined Princeton's German department in 1964 and transferred to emeritus status in 2001.