Linda Gould Levine

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Chairperson and Professor of Spanish, Spanish and Italian

Schmitt Hall 222E
973 655-7506
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BA:New York University
MA:Harvard University
PhD:Harvard University
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Linda Gould Levine’s main areas of interest are the contemporary Spanish novel, Spanish film, Spanish and Latin American women writers, and feminist literary criticism. She is the author of the books Isabel Allende (2002) and Juan Goytisolo: la destrucción creadora (1976), as well as two critical editions of Goytisolo’s acclaimed novel, Don Julián (1985, 2004). She also co-edited Proyecciones sobre la novela (1997)and Spanish Women Writers: A Bio-bibliographical Source Book (1993), and co-authored Feminismo ante el franquismo: entrevistas con feministas de España (1980). She has published more than 45 articles on Spanish and Latin American fiction, film, and feminism, and has given invited papers in Spain, France, England, Morocco, and Sweden, as well as in the United States. She was among 18 Hispanists selected for the volume of autobiographical essays, ¿Por qué España?: Memorias del hispanismo estadounidense (2014). Her most recent article, published in the journal Sociocriticism in 2015, analyzes Juan Goytisolo's novel El exiliado de aquí y allá. She is a member of the Board of Directors of the International Institute in Madrid and organizes the Institute’s colloquium on women. She has been a Visiting Associate Professor at Dartmouth College and also served as director of the Women’s Studies Program at Montclair State University. She was awarded the Montclair State University Distinguished Teacher Award in 2003 and the Outstanding Faculty Award in 1989. She received her Ph.D. from Harvard University.