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Merve Emre

Merve Emre

Associate Professor - University of Oxford

Merve Emre is associate professor of English at the University of Oxford. She is the author of Para literary: The Making of Bad Readers in Post-war 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, and has been adapted for CNN/HBO Max as the documentary feature film Persona. She is the editor of Once and Future Feminist (Cambridge: MIT, 2018), The Annotated Mrs. Dalloway (New York: Liveright, 2021), and The Norton Modern Library Mrs. Dalloway (New York: Norton, 2021).

GLA Course Title: Abuses of psychometry in the marketplace