Dr. James Rovira’s most recent books are the edited anthologies Women in Rock, Women in Romanticism (Routledge, 2022), David Bowie and Romanticism (Palgrave Macmillan, 2022), Reading as Democracy in Crisis: Interpretation, Theory, History (Lexington Books, 2019), Writing for College and Beyond (Lulu, 2019), Rock and Romanticism: Blake, Wordsworth, and Rock from Dylan to U2 (Lexington Books, 2018), Rock and Romanticism: Post-Punk, Goth, and Metal as Dark Romanticisms (Palgrave Macmillan, 2018), and Blake and Kierkegaard: Creation and Anxiety (Bloomsbury, 2010). He has also published poetry, reviews, criticism, short fiction, and creative non-fiction, and has worked on a number of digital humanities projects.
James Rovira teaches literature and writing on Florida’s space coast and has over twenty years’ experience in higher education as an instructor, chair, and in curriculum design. He is also a multigenre / multimodal freelance writer, scholar, and poet who lives in Merritt Island, FL with his wife Sheridan and his children Penn, Grace, and Zoe. He has four adult children named Joshua, Steven, Bethany, and Beka who live in the Central Florida area.
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