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Department of English Language and Literature


Nina Levine

Title: Professor
Associate Dean of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences
Department: English Language and Literature
College of Arts and Sciences
Phone: 803-777-0525
Office: Petigru, Suite 200
Resources: English Language and Literature


PhD, Tulane University, 1991

Areas of Specialization 

Early modern literature and culture

Recently Taught Courses 

ENGL 288    Survey of British Literature I
ENGL 405    Shakespeare's Tragedies
ENGL 406    Shakespeare's Comedies and Histories
ENGL 490    Shakespeare the Movie
ENGL 711    Shakespeare I: Comedies and Histories
ENGL 712    Shakespeare I: Tragedies

Professional Accolades 

    Research Professor, Department of English (2008)
    Folger Short Term Research Fellow (1998-99)
    Michael Mungo Teaching Award (1999)
    Department of English Excellence in Teaching Award (2013; 1998; 1993)
    Mortar Board Teaching Award (2001, 1993)
   • Ada B. Thomas Advising Award (2010)

Selected Publications 

   • Practicing the City: Early Modern London on Stage (Fordham University Press, 2016)
    Richard III: The Evans Shakespeare Series, editor (Boston: Wadsworth/Cengage, 2011) More info.
    A Touch More Rare: Harry Berger, Jr. and the Arts of Interpretation, co-edited with David Lee Miller (Fordham, 2009). More info.
    Women's Matters: Politics, Gender, and Nation in Shakespeare's Early History Plays. (Delaware, 1998).


   • “Mediating the Old New Media: Ben Jonson’s News,” ELH 89.4 (2022).
    "The State of the Art: Current Critical Research," in Richard III: A Critical Guide, ed. Annaliese Connolly (Continuum Renaissance Drama, 2013).
    "2 Henry VI: A Modern Perspective," in 2 Henry VI: The New Folger Shakespeare Library, ed. Barbara A. Mowat and Paul Werstine (Washington Square Press, 2008), 271-84.
    "Citizens' Games: Differentiating Collaboration and Sir Thomas More," Shakespeare Quarterly 58 (Spring 2007): 31-64.
    "Extending Credit in the Henry IV Plays." Shakespeare Quarterly 51 (Winter 2000): 403-31. Reprinted in Shakespearean Criticism, vol. 90 (2006).
    "Lawful Symmetry: The Politics of Treason in 2 Henry VI." Renaissance Drama n.s. 25 (1994): 197-218.
    "The Case of Eleanor Cobham: Authorizing History in 2 Henry VI." Shakespeare Studies 22 (1994): 104-121.
    "'Accursed womb, the bed of death': Women and the Succession in Richard III." Renaissance Papers (1992): 17-27.

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