A paper by Chris Vials examining Caldwell's novel and the socio-historic contexts from which it emerged. It features several comparisons with Margaret Mitchell's Gone with the Wind as well as much debate surrounding the realist novel in the 1930s.
A paper by Valerie Spence on the representations of subjectivity in this novel, with an investigation of the theories of British philosopher Peter Dews, and reference to the work of Lacan, Derrida, Merleau-Ponty and others.
An academic essay by Laura Hidalgo Downing of the University of Madrid which approaches Carroll's books from a linguistic perspective. The essay discusses the concepts of reference, deixis and delimitations in regards to both Alice books.
A paper by Wendy O'Brien, a lecturer in Literary and Cultural Studies at Central Queensland University, analyzing various aspects of this novel, in particular the protagonists relationship in regards to Bakhtin's theory of the carnivalesque rebirth.
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.
In this paper Helen Butcher of the University of Chichester focuses on the principal characters and how their relationships influence the dynamics of identity-forming encounters, as well as the narrative's engagement with Hegel's philosophical ideas.
An essay by Jamie McCulloch of Fairleigh Dickinson University looking at the literary devices Chabon employs in this novel to convey comedy and tradegy in his picaresque narrative and protagonist; McCulloch also discusses works by Martin Amis, Richard Russo, Jonathan Safran Foer, and Steve Tesich.
An essay by Marion Muirhead examining the protagonist of this novel, Edna Pontellier, and the role of language in the narrative, with reference to Michael Toolan's conversational turbulence model, and Norman Fairclough's Language and Power.
An essay by Heather Alumbaugh, an Assistant Professor at the College of Mount Saint Vincent, exploring narrative voice, its relationship to the subject of migration, and the figure of the "narrative coyote" in this novel.
An article by Bridget Keegan of Creighton University. It focuses on several aspects of both the poem and Clare's circumstances at the time of its composition, such as his relationship with popular culture and desire for literary acceptance.
A scholarly article by Margaret Sonmez of the Middle East Technical University of Turkey investigating Coleridge's application of 'archaisms', literary devices that imbue a work with impressions of the distant past.
An academic article by Derek Furr, an Assistant Professor of English in the Bard College Master of Arts in Teaching Program, analyzing this poem and Wordsworth's 'The Triad', especially in relation to their first publication in Charles Heath's Keepsake.
An academic article by Joel Pace of the University of Wisconsin on the impact of this collection on American literary and social reforms. Pace mainly focuses on Wordsworth although there is some discussion of Coleridge's poems.
A paper by Reuven Tsur which evaluates various critical interpretations of the poem, distinguishes between symbol and allegory, 'Negative Capability' and the 'Quest for Certitude', and the nature of "ecstatic states". Tsur also addresses the work of Maud Bodkin, John Beer and others.
An essay by S. Brooke Cameron, an Assistant Professor of English at Queen’s University, Ontario, exploring the influence of 18th century amatory fiction, such as the novels of Eliza Haywood, on Collins's gender depictions, particularly Marian Halcombe, the heroine of his novel.
An academic article by Sharleen Mondal of the University of Washington discussing the roles of several characters, particularly Ezra Jennings, Franklin Blake and Rachel Verinder, as well as issues of gender, sexuality and imperialism.
A paper by Audrey Murfin of Binghamton University examining the influence of the folk tales known in England as The Arabian Nights' Entertainments on the structure of this short story and Elizabeth Gaskell's My Lady Ludlow.
An essay by Carole Stone and Fawzia Afzal-Khan examining issues of gender and race in Conrad's famous text, with reference to the work of Julia Kristeva, Luce Irigaray, Edward Said and others, as well as an exploration of the novella's structure.
An academic essay by Dr Robert Berry of the University of Otago providing a detailed examination of parallel ideology And experience in Conrad's novel and Dostoevsky's Notes From The House Of The Dead.
A paper by Debra Romanick Baldwin, an associate professor at the University of Dallas, discussing the role of comedy in Typhoon and Primo Levi's The Monkey's Wrench. With analysis of several excerpts from both texts.
A paper by Michael Davey of John Carroll University which draws on rhetorical theories of narrative and literary history to illustrate how Cooper determines the nature of his characters and their functions within his novel.
An essay by Jen Camden of the University of Indianapolis looking at the roles of primary and secondary heroines in this novel, Jane Austen's Sense and Sensibility, and Ann Radcliffe's A Sicilian Romance. Camden focuses in particular on how these women represent competing ideals of national identity and femininity.
An academic article by Michael Hardin of Bloomsburg University exploring how this novel, as well as Sylvia Molloy's Certificate of Absence and Jeanette Winterson's Written on the Body, challenges binary constructions.