Sarah Emsley

Sarah Emsley

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Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada / Author of Jane Austen's Philosophy of the Virtues (Palgrave) & editor of The Custom of the Country, by Edith Wharton (Broadview). Currently working on a novel.
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Original title:  Lucy Maud Montgomery at time of publication of Anne of Green Gables. Age 34, 1908. Courtesy of L. M. Montgomery Collection, Archival & Special Collections, University of Guelph.

Original title: Lucy Maud Montgomery at time of publication of Anne of Green Gables. Age 34, 1908. Courtesy of L. M. Montgomery Collection, Archival & Special Collections, University of Guelph.

Mistress Pat

Mistress Pat

Jane of Lantern Hill

Jane of Lantern Hill

Goodnight Anne

Goodnight Anne

Anne's Colors

Anne's Colors

Anne's Numbers

Anne's Numbers

Appearing happy is a cultural expectation. And I was tired of it.

Appearing happy is a cultural expectation. And I was tired of it.

“Do you mean we can write with the word ‘I’?”  Opinion | The Soul-Crushing Student Essay - The New York Times

“Do you mean we can write with the word ‘I’?” Opinion | The Soul-Crushing Student Essay - The New York Times

Saturday’s Shot – MaritimeMac

Saturday’s Shot – MaritimeMac

Tracy K. Smith and Jacqueline Woodson Talk Reading, Race and Spreading the Gospel of Literature - The New York Times

Tracy K. Smith and Jacqueline Woodson Talk Reading, Race and Spreading the Gospel of Literature - The New York Times

Home Office Tour: Nova Scotia Author Kate Inglis | Apartment Therapy

Home Office Tour: Nova Scotia Author Kate Inglis | Apartment Therapy

Art, for one thing, consoles. It activates thinking. It troubles and pokes at the things that are wrong with the world. Art, in a certain sense, is the world. Art provokes, it makes us feel, it takes us out of ourselves. Art fills in blanks, it takes us places we wouldn’t otherwise go. Art enlivens us, emboldens us, and fills us with wonder and delight....

Art, for one thing, consoles. It activates thinking. It troubles and pokes at the things that are wrong with the world. Art, in a certain sense, is the world. Art provokes, it makes us feel, it takes us out of ourselves. Art fills in blanks, it takes us places we wouldn’t otherwise go. Art enlivens us, emboldens us, and fills us with wonder and delight....

The First Novel for Children Taught Girls the Power of Reading Read more: https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/first-novel-children-taught-girls-power-reading-180968765/#F7VL5QDgFqcyrAqL.99 Give the gift of Smithsonian magazine for only $12! http://bit.ly/1cGUiGv Follow us: @SmithsonianMag on Twitter

The First Novel for Children Taught Girls the Power of Reading Read more: https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/first-novel-children-taught-girls-power-reading-180968765/#F7VL5QDgFqcyrAqL.99 Give the gift of Smithsonian magazine for only $12! http://bit.ly/1cGUiGv Follow us: @SmithsonianMag on Twitter

Ron Charles: Wouldn’t it have been a blast to review Sense and Sensibility in 1811? Such elegant wit. And who is this remarkable “Lady” author? Imagine writing the first “at home” profile. (Like any book section editor, I’m always supposed to be thinking, “What can we do besides just a review?”)  Ron Charles on the Elegant Wit of Sense and Sensibility and the Need for More Readers | Book Marks

Ron Charles: Wouldn’t it have been a blast to review Sense and Sensibility in 1811? Such elegant wit. And who is this remarkable “Lady” author? Imagine writing the first “at home” profile. (Like any book section editor, I’m always supposed to be thinking, “What can we do besides just a review?”) Ron Charles on the Elegant Wit of Sense and Sensibility and the Need for More Readers | Book Marks

On the Magical Landscapes of Anne of Green Gables | Literary Hub

On the Magical Landscapes of Anne of Green Gables | Literary Hub