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Oriel College


The Provost and Fellows of Oriel College offer a prize of £60 for the best Petrarchan sonnet in English submitted by an undergraduate of Oxford or Cambridge, on a subject to be chosen by the candidate. Enjambment between the eighth and ninth lines will be permitted. No candidate may submit more than one sonnet, nor may the prize be awarded more than once to the same person.

The competing sonnets should be sent to Mrs Yvonne Scott, College Secretary, Oriel College, Oxford, OX1 4EW, not later than Friday, 1 June 2001. Each sonnet must be accompanied by a certificate from the Head or a Fellow of the candidate's College, stating that the candidate is an undergraduate. The winner will have been deemed to have given permission to publish his or her sonnet in the Oriel Record.

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Cambridge University Reporter, 25 April 2001
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