Universitat Rovira i Virgili

John Style

Professor titular d'universitat / Senior Lecturer / Associate Professor

Director of the Department of English and German Studies


BA in English, University of London (1979)

Licentiate in English Studies, Universitat de Barcelona (2002)

PhD in English Studies, Universitat Rovira i Virgili (1997)


Introduction to English Literature,  Analysis of English Texts II,  Spanish- English Literary Translation, Music and Artistic Expression


Contemporary British poetry, contemporary British narrative, historic novel, interface between literature and music


Review of The New Puritan Generation, in Atlantis: journal of the Spanish Association for Anglo-American Studies (2016: Vol. 38, Num. 1)

Review of Trauma and Romance in Contemporary British Literature, in Miscelània: a journal of English and American Studies 52 (2015)

Nothing to Fear, but the Algorithm Itself: The Computer as Monster in Robert Harris' The Fear Index, in Yesterday's Tomorrows: On Utopia and Dystopia, Cambridge Scholars Publishing (2014)

Ridley Scott's Kingdom of Heaven: utopian forms and utopian functions, with M. Bonet, in Trans/forming Utopia, Peter Lang (2008)

Spain and Portugal, 1790-1900, with A. Pym, in The Oxford History of Literary Translation in English Volume 4: 1790-1900, OUP(2006)

Maria Aurèlia Capmany's Quim/Quima as a Catalan Response to Virginia Woolf's Orlando: an Instance of European Intertextuality in Identity and Cultural Translation: Writing across the Borders of Englishness. Women's Writing in English in a European Context, (eds) Macedo, A.G. & Esteves Pereira, M., Peter Lang (2006)

What happens when God describes Utopia? Neale Donald Walsch's utopian vision, in Spaces of utopia: an Electronic Journal, 2006.

Dirk Bogarde's Sidney Carton. More Faithful to the Character than Dickens Himself? in Books in Motion. Adaptation, Intertextuality, Authorship, ed. Mireia Aragay, Ed. Rodopi (2005)

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