James Rovira

James Rovira is a multigenre / multimodal freelance writer, scholar, and poet who lives in the greater Central Florida area with his wife and children. His recent publications include Interpretation: Theory: History (Lexington Books, under contract); Rock and Romanticism: Post-Punk, Goth, and Metal as Dark Romanticisms (Palgrave Macmillan, May 2018); Rock and Romanticism: Blake, Wordsworth, and Rock from Dylan to U2 (Lexington Books, February 2018); Assembling the Marvel Cinematic Universe: Essays on the Social, Cultural, and Geopolitical Domains, Chapter 8 (McFarland Books, 2018); Kierkegaard, Literature, and the Arts, Chapter 12 (Northwestern UP, 2018); and Blake and Kierkegaard: Creation and Anxiety (Continuum, 2010). His active CFPs include Women in Rock/ Women in Romanticism and David Bowie and Romanticism, both of which are edited anthologies. See jamesrovira.com for more information.

MAGAZINE CONTENT BY JAMES ROVIRA (5 TOTAL)

avengers endgameAvengers: Endgame, Iron Man, and America

Disclaimer: this article includes spoilers starting in the third paragraph, so I wouldn’t read too far if you haven’t watched Avengers: Endgame yet. It also won’t make much sense if you haven’t watched Endgame and… [more]

Ex-machina-uk-posterEx Machina: Girlbots vs. Geekboys and Creation Anxiety in the New Frankenstein

Why do we fear what we create? [more]

starwarsspoilerStar Wars: The Force Awakens and Awakens and Awakens…

My friend Kellie on Facebook wanted to post something about Star Wars: The Force Awakens, but before doing so, she posted this insane spoiler alert: I wanna discuss A Thing about Star Wars. If you’re… [more]

Tomorrowland_posterTomorrowland and the Disney Ethic

The following article about Disney’s 2015 film Tomorrowland (dir. Brad Bird) will contain spoilers, and it will to some extent disagree with Emmet O’Cuana’s very good Sequart article about the film, which I recommend reading.… [more]

50-shades-grey2000x1200mix50 Shades of Grey and Male Silence: Why Christian Couldn’t Speak

E.L. James’s 50 Shades of Grey began in 2011 as self-published Twilight fan fiction, quickly became a bestselling ebook, was picked up by Vintage Books in March of 2012, and as of June 2015 has sold over… [more]

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