Emeritus Profiles

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  • George Levine
  • Position: Professor Emeritus of English
  • At Rutgers Since: 1968
  • Retired Since: 2006
  • Email Address: georgelevine@gmail.com
  • Bio: Professor Levine has released the following publications: Dying to Know (2002); The Cambridge Companion to George Eliot (2001); Darwin and the Novelists (1988); The Realistic Imagination (1981); and Lifebirds (1997). He also wrote introduction and notes for The Origin of the Species (2004). He works in aesthetics, nineteenth-century literature and culture, the relations between literature and science, and problems connected with the condition of the profession. He is at work on a new study, "The Uses of Darwin," and "How to Read the Victorian Novel." He was Director of the Center for the Critical Analysis of Contemporary Culture.
  • Education: PhD, Minnesota University MA, Minnesota University BA, New York University
  • Areas of Specialization: Victorian literature; literature and science
  • Undergraduate Courses Taught: Victorian Fiction Victorian Prose Narrative and Science Narrative and Epistemology Science and Culture

Departmental and University Positions

1981, Department of English Chair | Chair of CSPAD | Associate Proviost for the Humanities in New Brunswick | 1986, Co-founder and director of the Center for the Critical Analysis of Contemporary Culture (renamed Center for Cultural Analysis)