An essay by J. K. Buda, a professor at Waseda University, which explores this early Kipling work in great depth with analysis of many excerpts and evaluation of various critical appraisals over the years.
An essay by Suzanne Rintoul of Kwantlen Polytechnic University which scrutinizes Trollope's representation of disability by looking at the character of Madeline Neroni and the implications her portrayal has on the narrative.
A paper by Claire M. Tylee assessing various critical responses to this novel. It argues that a consideration of "the significant openness" of Jacob's test is essential to an understanding of 1930s British culture.
An essay by Patricia A. Matthew, an Assistant Professor at Montclair State University, which assesses Edgeworth's evasion of nineteenth-century narrative conventions in her depiction of Lady Delacour's illness.
An academic article by Heike Hartung examining the character of Lady Delacour and Edgeworth's depiction of breast cancer, and also how this disease is addressed in a letter of Frances Burney and an essay by Susan Sontag.
An essay by Satya P. Mohanty, a Professor at Cornell University, which explores Morrison's novel through analyzing relations between experience and identity, as well as challenging essentialist and postmodernist methods.
A paper by Jade Werner of Northwestern University, looking at the similarities between the characters of Mrs. Jellyby and Harold Skimpole, particularly from a perspective of competing cosmopolitanisms.
An essay by Samantha Pentony of Oxford Brookes University exploring how Kristeva's theory of abjection works in relation to the fairy tale and post colonial narrative in Carter's short story and Keri Hulme's novel The Bone People.
An essay by Samantha Pentony of Oxford Brookes University exploring how Kristeva's theory of abjection works in relation to the fairy tale and postcolonial narrative in this novel and Angela's Carter's 'The Bloody Chamber'.
A paper by Matthew Green of The University of Nottingham presenting a reading of this work in relation to developments in cognitive science and theories of identity, particularly those relating to Dissociative Identity Disorder.
An essay by Thomas F. Bertonneau of Central Michigan College which utilizes theories of René Girard and Eric L. Gans to argue that there is "a conscious and conclusive working-out of James' novelistic meditation on the linkage between desire, resentment, and sacrifice" in The Bostonians.
An academic article by David Leon Higdon of Texas Tech University assessing the role of Lenina in the novel, particularly in relation to the male protagonists, and also considering accusations of misogyny.
An essay by Matthew M. Wylie of Stephen F. Austin State University examining Dostoevsky's sociological and psychological representations of crime. Wylie employs Carlo Ginzburg's ideas on space and time, and their relationship with guilt and pity.
In this essay Nicholas Rourke Miller, of University of North Carolina, asserts that "the struggle between reason and faith, and its bearing on the moral psychology of the four brothers are at the heart of Dostoevsky's greatest novel".