Shortlisted Books for ESSE Book Awards 2016

English language and linguistics

Category A

Biewer. Carolin. South Pacific Englishes: A Sociolinguistic and Morphosyntactic Profile of Fiji English, Samoan English and Cook Islands English. Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 2015.

Degani. Marta. Framing the Rhetoric of a Leader: An Analysis of Obama’s Election Campaign Speeches. New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015.

Category B

Franceschi. Daniele. Ingressive and Egressive Verbs in English: A Cognitive-Pragmatic Approach to Meaning. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2015.

Guillaume, Bénédicte. A Corpus-Based Study of Since- Clauses in Contemporary English. Toulouse: Presse Universitaires du Mirail, 2014.

Kuczok, Marcin. The Conceptualisation of the Christian Life in John Henry Newman’s Parochial and Plain Sermons. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2014.

Roca-Varela, M. Luisa. False Friends in Learner Corpora: A Corpus-Based Study of English False Friends in the Written and Spoken Production of Spanish Learners. Bern: Peter Lang, 2015


Literatures in the English language

Category A

Boehmer, Elleke. Indian Arrivals, 1870-1915: Networks. Oxford: Oxford UP, 2015.

Dubois, Pierre. Music in the Georgian Novel. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2015.

Ryan, Kiernan. Shakespeare’s Universality: Here’s Fine Revolution. London: Bloomsbury Arden Shakespeare-Bloomsbury, 2015.

Saggini, Francesca. The Gothic Novel and the Stage: Romantic Appropriations. London: Pickering and Chatto, 2015.

Salvador-Bello, Mercedes. Isoderian Perceptions of Order: The Exeter Book Riddles and Medieval Latin Enigmata. Morgantown: West Virginia University Press, 2015.

Category B

Funk, Wolfgang. The Literature of Reconstruction: Authentic Fiction in the New Millennium. London: Bloomsbury, 2015.

Gennaro, Paola di. Wandering through Guilt. The Cain Archetype in the Twentieth-Century Novel. Newcastle-upon-Tyne: Cambridge Scholars, 2015.

Huber, Irmtraud. Literature after Postmodernism. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan. 2014.

Latham, Monica. Poetics of Postmodernism and Neomodernism: Rewriting Mrs Dalloway. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015.

Schwan, Anne. Convict Voices: Women, Class, and Writing About Prison in Nineteenth-Century England. Durham, NH: University of New Hampshire Press, 2014.


Cultural and area studies in English

Category A

Romero Ruiz, Maria Isabel. The London Lock Hospital in the Nineteenth Century: Gender, Sexuality and Social Reform. Bern: Peter Lang, 2014.

Talairach-Vielmas, Laurence. Fairy Tales, Natural History and Victorian Culture. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014.

Trower, Shelley. Rocks of Nations. The Imagination of Celtic Cornwall. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2015.

Category B

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