Alice Levine is a Professor Emerita of English at Hofstra University. She received her PhD at the University of Chicago. Her research and publications have focused primarily on the work of Lord Byron and on the interrelations of poetry and music. She is the editor of Byron's Poetry and Prose, A Norton Critical Edition; is coeditor, with Jerome McGann, of Manuscripts of the Younger Romantics: A Facsimile of Manuscripts in the Pierpont Morgan Library, Volumes I-IV; and is one of the co-editors of the COVE online edition of Manfred. She is a director of the Byron Society of America and of the Keats-Shelley Association of America.