Naomi Levine

Naomi Levine is a Junior Fellow at the Harvard Society of Fellows and (beginning Fall 2017) an Assistant Professor of English at Yale University. She received her PhD from Rutgers University.

Her book manuscript, “Rhyme and History in Victorian Poetics,” examines the influence of ideas from European literary historiography (particularly about the origin and development of rhyme) on Victorian experiments with poetic form. She has published on nineteenth-century poetry and poetics in Victorian Studies, Victoriographies, Victorian Poetry, and Modern Language Quarterly (MLQ).

Selected Publications:

“Tirra-Lirrical Ballads: Source Hunting with the Lady of Shalott, Victorian Poetry 54.4 (2017)

“Elizabeth Barrett Browning’s Historiographical Poetics,” MLQ 77.1 (2016)

“Victorian Pearl: Tennysonian Elegy and the Return of a Medieval Poem,” Victoriographies 6.3 (2016)

“Trebled Beauty: William Morris’s Terza Rima,” Victorian Studies 53.3 (2011)