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Sarah Emsley

Sarah Emsley

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Sarah Emsley’s books include Jane Austen’s Philosophy of the Virtues (Palgrave, 2005) and a critical edition of Edith Wharton’s novel The Custom of the Country (Broadview, 2008). After receiving her PhD from Dalhousie University, she held a postdoctoral fellowship at the Rothermere American Institute, University of Oxford and then taught for a few years in the Writing Program at Harvard University. She lives in Halifax, Nova Scotia, and she’s currently working on a novel.

Halifax, NS
Nova Scotia


Jane Austen’s Philosophy of the Virtues. Palgrave, 2005
Jane Austen and the North Atlantic (ed.). Jane Austen Society, 2006
St. Paul's in the Grand Parade, 1749-1999. Formac, 1999
The Custom of the Country, by Edith Wharton (ed.). Broadview Press, 2008
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