"Journeys in the Sun: Travel Literature and Desire in Balearic Islands" wins ESSE Book Award

October 4, 2018

The European Society for the Study of English ((ESSE) has honoured "Journeys in the Sun: Travel Literature and Desire in Balearic Islands (1903-1939)" by Dr. Eduard Moyà Antón with the 2018 ESSA book award in cultural and area studies, category B. The €1,500 prize is granted each year to a junior scholar for a first research book published in English. In its statement, the jury describes the work as "a brilliant comparative and cultural research project which rereads the ‘south’ and the concept of ‘travelling south’ in search of identity". The book was published by Peter Lang in 2017 in co-production with Edicions UIB, the publishing house of the Universitat de les Illes Balears. More information on the award: http://essenglish.org/esse-book-awards-for-2018/

 

 

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