Universitat Rovira i Virgili

John Style

Professor titular d'universitat / Senior Lecturer / Associate Professor

Coordinador dels intercanvis ERASMUS del Departament i del programa SMILE


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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