Caroline E. Levine

David and Kathleen Ryan Professor of Humanities
English, College of Arts and Sciences

Contact Information

343 Goldwin Smith Hall
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853

Caroline E. Levine

David and Kathleen Ryan Professor of Humanities
English, College of Arts and Sciences

Expertise

Victorian literature and culture; literary and cultural theory; world literature; relations between art and politics; narrative theory; detective fiction

Current Research Interest

Rethinking the relations between artistic and social forms; representing infrastructure and habit in literature; art and the state

Distinction

Media Ecology Association Dorothy Lee Award for Outstanding Scholarship in the Ecology of Culture for Forms: Whole, Rhythm, Hierarchy, Network
Modern Language Association James Russell Lowell Prize for Forms: Whole, Rhythm, Hierarchy, Network
Perkins Prize for Best Book in Narrative Studies for The Serious Pleasures of Suspense: Victorian Realism and Narrative Doubt

Selected Publications

Levine, Caroline. Forms: Whole, Rhythm, Hierarchy, Network. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2015. 

Levine, Caroline. Provoking Democracy: Why We Need the Arts. Hoboken, NJ: Blackwell, 2007.

Cornell Research Website Article

Forms: Their Rhythms, Shapes, Designs