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Carole Levin

Willa Cather Professor of History and Director of the Medieval and Renaissance Studies Program at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

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England--History; England--Literature; Shakespeare Studies; Elizabeth I; Women's History


BA, History, English, Southern Illinois University- Edwardsville, IL
MA, History, Tufts University, Medford, MA
PhD, History, Tufts University, Medford, MA




Shakespeare's Foreign Worlds: National and Transnational Identities in the Elizabethan Age, co-authored with John Watkins (Cornell University Press, 2009; paperback edn, 2012).
Dreaming the English Renaissance: Politics and Desire in Court and Culture (Palgrave Macmillan, 2008).
The Reign of Elizabeth I (Palgrave Macmillan, 2002).
The Heart and Stomach of a King: Elizabeth I and the Politics of Sex and Power (University of Pennsylvania Press, New Cultural Studies Series, 1994). named one of the top ten academic books of the 1990s by the readers of Lingua Franca, September, 2000.
Propaganda in the English Reformation: Heroic and Villainous Images of King John (The Edwin Mellen Press, 1988).

And many other scholarly publications in books and journals.

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Carole Levin

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