Merve Emre

Merve Emre is associate professor of English at the University of Oxford. She is the author of Paraliterary: The Making of Bad Readers in Postwar America (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2017), The Ferrante Letters (New York: Columbia University Press, 2019), and The Personality Brokers (Doubleday: New York, 2018), which was selected as one of the best books of 2018 by the New York Times, the Economist, NPR, CBC, and the Spectator. She is the editor of Once and Future Feminist (Cambridge: MIT, 2018) and a centennial edition of Mrs. Dalloway, forthcoming from Liveright.


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Critical Love Studies

Writing about Sam See today, I am stunned to discover that his thoughts have been hiding in plain sight among my own....


Against "Friendship"

Merve Emre on Emily Gould's 'Friendship' and the reason Gawker snark and the novel are very different things....



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