2022 Book Awards Shortlist and Winners

ESSE Book Awards 2022

For books first published in 2020 and 2021 (date on imprint page of published book)

  • Category A is open for all books
  • Category B is for the first book only

ESSE Book Awards Ceremony

Monday, August 29, 2022, 14.00,  Mainz
ESSE-16 Conference opening 13.30

The shortlists below are in alphabetical order with the winners marked in bold. Details here

1. English language and linguistics

Category A

  1. Calle-Martín, Javier. 2020. John Arderon’s De judiciis urinarum: A Middle English Commentary on Giles of Corbeil’s Carmen de urinis in Glasgow University Library, MS Hunter 328 and Manchester University Library, MS Rylands Eng. 1310. Liverpool University Press.
  2. Perez-Llantada, Carmen. 2021. Research Genres across Languages. Cambridge University Press.
  3. Pilliere, Linda. 2021. Intralingual Translation of British Novels: A Multimodal Stylistic Perspective. Bloomsbury Academic.

Category B 

  1. Bouso, Tamara. 2021. Changes in argument structure. The transitivizing Reaction Object Construction. Peter Lang.
  2. Fernández-Pena, Yolanda. 2020. Reconciling Synchrony, Diachrony and Usage in Verb Number Agreement with Complex Collective Subjects. Routledge.
  3. Gandón-Chapela, Evelyn. 2020. On Invisible Language in Modern English: A Corpus-based Approach to Ellipsis. Bloomsbury Academic.

2. Literatures in the English language

Category A

  1. Haschemi Yekani, Elahe. 2021. Familial Feeling. Entangled Tonalities in Early Black Atlantic Writing and the Rise of the British Novel.  Palgrave Macmillan.
  2. Lynall, Gregory. 2020. Imagining Solar Energy. The Power of the Sun in Literature, Science and Culture. London: Bloomsbury Academic.
  3. Martínez García, Ana Belén. 2020. New Forms of Self Narration. Young Women, Life Writing and Human Rights. Palgrave Macmillan.
  4. Schwanebeck, Wieland. 2020. Literary Twinship from Shakespeare to the Age of Cloning. Routledge.
  5. Talairach, Laurence. 2021. Animals, Museum Culture and Children’s Literature in 19th century Britain. Palgrave Macmillan. 

Category B

  1. Dinter, Sandra. 2020. Childhood in the Contemporary English Novel. Routledge.
  2. Gebauer, Carolin. Making Time: World Construction in the Present-Tense Novel. Berlin and Boston: Walter de Gruyter, 2021
  3. Gill, Josie. 2020. Biofictions: Race, Genetics and the Contemporary Novel. Bloomsbury Academic. 
  4. John, Stefanie. 2021. Post-Romantic Aesthetics in Contemporary British and Irish Poetry. ‎ Routledge.
  5. Pelayo Sañudo, Eva. 2021. Spatialities in Italian American Women’s Literature: Beyond the Mean Streets. ‎ Routledge.

3. Cultural and area studies in English

Category A 

  1. Borham-Puyal, Miriam. 2020. Contemporary Rewritings of Liminal Women. Echoes of the Past. Routledge.
  2. Katsarska, Milena. 2021. Parapositions: Prefacing American Literature in Bulgarian Translation 1948-1998. Plovdiv University Press.

Category B

  1. Bowers, Will. 2020. The Italian Idea: Anglo-Italian Radical Literary Culture, 1815–1823. Cambridge University Press.