Book Awards for 2018: the Shortlist

1. English language and linguistics

Category A

Cirocki, Andrzej. Developing Learner Autonomy through Tasks: Theory, Research, Practice. Halifax: Lingua Books, 2016.

Crowley, Tony. The Liverpool English Dictionary. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 2017.

Sorlin, Sandrine. Language and Manipulation in House of Cards: A Pragma-Stylistic Perspective. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016.

Category B

Fuchs, Robert. Speech Rhythm in Varieties of English: Evidence from Educated Indian English and British English. Singapore, Heildeberg, New York, Dordrecht, London: Springer, 2016.

Louviot, Elise. Direct Speech in Beowulf and Other Old English Narrative Poems. Suffolk: Boydell & Brewer, 2016.

Percillier, Michael. World Englishes and Second Language Acquisition: Insights from Southeast Asian Englishes. Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 2016.

2. Literatures in the English language

Category A

Fernie, Ewan. Shakespeare for Freedom: Why the Plays Matter. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017.

Jajdelska, Elspeth. Speech, Print and Decorum in Britain, 1600-1750: Studies in Social Rank and Communication. London: Routledge, 2016.

Kérchy, Anna. Alice in Transmedia Wonderland. Curiouser and Curiouser New Forms of a Children’s Classic. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2016.

Maxwell, Catherine. Scents and Sensibility: Perfume in Victorian Literary Culture. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017.

Poulain, Alexandra. Irish Drama, Modernity and the Passion Play. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016.

Category B

Bubb, Alexander. Meeting Without Knowing It: Kippling and Yeats at the Fin de Siècle. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016.

Guttzeit, Gero. The Figures of Edgar Allan Poe: Authorship, Antebellum Literature and Transatlantic Rhetoric. Berlin/Boston: De Gruyter 2017.

Olcelli, Laura. Questions of Authority: Italian and Australian Travel Narratives of the Long Nineteenth Century. London: Routledge: 2018.

Publicover, Laurence. Dramatic Geography, Romance, Intertheatricality, and Cultural Encounter in Early Modern Mediterranean Drama. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017.

Walezak, Emilie. Rose Tremain: A Critical Introduction. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017.

3. Cultural and area studies in English

Category A

Aretoulakis, Emmanouil. Forbidden Aesthetics, Ethical Justice, and Terror in Modern Western Culture. Lanham, Boulder, New York and London: Lexington Books, 2016.

Stroh, Silke. Gaelic Scotland in the Colonial Imagination: Anglophone Writing from 1600-1900. Evanston (Illinois): Northwestern University Press. 2017.

Category B

Moya, Eduard. Journeys in the Sun: Travel Literature and Desire in the Balearic Islands (1903-1939). Collectió Estudis Anglesos 8, ed. By Maria Juan Garau and Patricia Bastida Rodriguez. Palma: Universitat de les Illes Baleares. 2016.