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English literature professor

Maximillian Erwin Novak, American English literature professor. Fulbright fellow, 1955-1957, Guggenheim fellow, 1965-1966, 1985-1986, American Philosophical Society fellow, 1979, National Endowment of the Humanities fellow, 1980-1981, Beinecke Library. fellow, 1991, President' fellow, University California, since 1991, Huntington Library. fellow, 1991.

Background

Novak, Maximillian Erwin was born on March 26, 1930 in New York City. Son of George and Elsie (Loewy) Novak.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy, University of California at Los Angeles, 1958; Doctor of Philosophy, St. John's College, Oxford (England) University, 1961.

Career

Assistant professor English, University Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1958-1962. Professor English University of California at Los Angeles, 1962—2001, Clark Library professor, 1973-1974, 2003—2004, distinguished professor emeritus, since 2001.

Works

Membership

Member Modern Language Association, American Society 18th Century Studies, International Association University Professors English, Western Society Eighteenth Century Studies.

Connections

Married Estelle Gershgoren, August 21, 1966. Children: Ralph, Daniel, Rachel.

father:
George Novak

mother:
Elsie (Loewy) Novak

spouse:
Estelle Gershgoren

children:
Daniel Novak

Rachel Novak

Ralph Novak