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Galatea 2.2
by Richard Powers

An essay by Anca Rosu exploring this novel as a subtle parody of the Pygmalion myth and as a critique of the conflict between literary studies and the sciences.

The Game
by A.S. Byatt

An essay by Jane Silvey looking at the influence Angria - the fantasy world of the Brontë sisters - exerted over the protagonists of Byatt's novel.

The Garden of Boccaccio
by Samuel Taylor Coleridge

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.

The Garden Party
by Katherine Mansfield

An academic article by Gerardo Rodríguez Salas of the University of Granada which primarily explores this story's relationship with modernism and postmodernism, with discussion of several extracts.

The Gentleman of Shalott
by Elizabeth Bishop

An essay by Kim Howey of University College London analysing this poem and John Ashbery's 'Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror'. Amongst other things it discusses Bishop's usage of imagery and features several close readings.

The Ghost Stories
by M.R. James

A paper by Maria Purves which argues that James's intellectual outlook and choice of narrative style were determined by an autistic spectrum condition.
In this essay Ralph Harrington considers how James utilizes the ambiguity of technology, namely the railway system, as a tool for the depiction of his supernatural agents.

The Giaour
by George Gordon Byron

An essay by Colin Jager, an associate professor at Rutgers University, exploring the role of 'Occidentalism' in Byron's poem with reference to the work of philosopher Akeel Bilgrami and his rehabilitation of 'enchantment'.

Giovanni's Room
by James Baldwin

An essay by Luminita M. Dragulescu of West Virginia University exploring the roles homosexuality and commodification play in Baldwin's novel.

Girls at War and Other Stories
by Chinua Achebe

An essay by Ode Ogede of North Carolina Central University exploring Achebe's narrative experimentation from within the context of a debt to oral tradition.

The Glass Palace
by Amitav Ghosh

An academic article by R.K. Gupta of The Indian Institute of Technology, exploring this novel's treatment of Empire and colonialism in Burma, Malaya, and India.

by Irvine Welsh

A review essay of this novel by Matthew Hart of the University of Pennsylvania investigating nationality and Welsh's depiction of a post-Thatcherite Scottish identity.

Goblin Market
by Christina Rossetti

An essay by Clifton Snider, an Emeritus Professor at California State University which explores this poem from many angles and in great detail, with an emphasis on Jungian analysis and several close readings.

The God of Small Things
By Arundhati Roy

An essay by Lata Mishra exploring Roy's construction of male identity, as well as the legacy of colonialism in India and the impact of modernity and globalisation.

God's Little Acre
by Erskine Caldwell

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.

The Gods Themselves
by Isaac Asimov

An article by Ina Rae Hark focusing specifically on the three-part structure of Asimov's novel and the nature of narrative unity.

The Golden Bowl
by Henry James

An academic paper by Thomas F. Bertonneau analyzing several characters and scenes from James' last complete novel.

The Good Soldier
by Ford Madox Ford

A scholarly article by Mark D. Larabee of the U. S. Naval Academy discussing the role of the country house in this novel and it's effect on the narrative's protagonists, as well as it's relationship to modernist aesthetics.
An essay by Max Saunders, King's College London, looking at the recognizably modernist strategies Ford employs through an in-depth exploration of his novel.

The Good Soldier Švejk
by Jaroslav Hašek

A lecture by Ian Johnston of Malaspina University-College covering many aspects of this famous Czech novel.

The Granite Pail
by Lorine Niedecker

In this academic article Elizabeth Willis focuses primarily on Niedecker's notion of 'folk'; her conception of poetic composition and her relation to cultural sources. The analysis features several close readings of The Granite Pail.

The Grapes of Wrath
by John Steinbeck

An essay by Charles Cunningham exploring various political issues regarding Steinbeck's novel, asserting that it "arguably became a site of confrontation between the thirties anti-capitalist consciousness and the American racist tradition".
An article by John Seelye, a professor of American literature at the University of Florida, discussing the influence of this novel on Flannery O'Connor's Wise Blood.

Gravity's Rainbow
by Thomas Pynchon

An essay by Wes Chapman of Illinois Wesleyan University exploring gender issues in this novel, particularly in regards to them having a sufficient political base. There is recourse to several theorists and analysis of numerous excerpts from Pynchon's text.
An essay by Nadine Attewell of Cornell University examining Pynchon's constructions of nostalgia as well as various definitions of postmodernism.
In this essay H. Brenton Stevens assesses the role of comic books in the novel.
An essay by David Rando of Cornell University looking at Pynchon's novel in the context of the September 11th terrorist attacks.

Great Expectations
by Charles Dickens

An essay by Professor Michael Hollington that sets out to highlight the paradoxical nature of Dickens's famous bildungsroman novel by exploring the grotesque and tragicomic aspects of the text.
An essay by Martin Fashbaugh, of Black Hills State University, which looks at the interplay between narrative and poetic discourse and their relationship to the theme of jealosy in Dickens's novel and The Ordeal of Richard Feverel by George Meredith.
An essay by Meyrav Koren-Kuik of Tel Aviv University which explores how Dickens in Great Expectations and Le Fanu in Uncle Silas bring Gothic conventions into the domestic sphere in their novels.
An academic article by Pete Orford which identifies several science fiction tropes, such as automata and the inventor figure, to be inherent within Dickens's story.
In this essay Julianne White explores the subjects of community, stereotype and insanity in Great Expectations and George Eliot's Adam Bede.

The Great Gatsby
by F. Scott Fitzgerald

A chapter from Dwelling in the Text: Houses in American Fiction by Marilyn R. Chandler on Gatsby's house "as the embodiment of the American dream".

Green Tea
by Sheridan Le Fanu

An essay by Daniel Lewis of Ball State University, investigating the portrayal of gender roles and masculinity and their relationship to medical empiricism and materialism in Le Fanu's short story.
An academic article by Patricia MacCormack, a senior lecturer at Anglia Ruskin University, examining the Baroque and Gothic sensibilities in 'Green Tea' and 'The Familiar', and comparing these with works by H.P. Lovecraft.

The Ground Beneath Her Feet
by Salman Rushdie

An essay by Rachel Falconer of the University of Sheffield exploring this text from the concepts of both 'metamorphosis' and 'katabasis', perspectives deriving from Virgil and Dante, and their relationship to the depiction of imperialism and colonialism in Rushdie's text.
A scholarly article by Mariam Pirbhai of the Université de Montréal which adopts Fredric Jameson's definition of globalization in an investigation of Rushdie's own exploration of globalizing processes in this novel.
Essay by Mark Shackleton discussing how food - seen here as a marker of national identity - features in this novel as well as works by Timothy Mo and Zadie Smith.
An extensive review of the novel by James Wood for The New Republic.

A Guest of Honour
by Nadine Gordimer

An academic article by Ode S. Ogede of North Carolina Central University discussing the relationship between this novel's protagonist and political developments in South Africa's apartheid regime, with reference to Joseph Conrad and Graham Greene.

Gulliver's Travels
by Jonathan Swift

A paper by Richard Webster exploring the role played by the doctrine of Original Sin in Gulliver's Travels. Webster assesses various critical appraisals of Swift, including those of George Orwell, Theodore O. Wedel, Roland Mushat Frye, and Dr. Johnson.
A paper by Shirley Galloway examining Swift's use of satire in this novel through an analysis of structure and metaphor, a discussion of his attacks on politics and religion, and an exploration of his critique on the essence and flaws of human nature.
The text of a lecture delivered by Ian Johnston on Gulliver's Travels.
An essay by Sue Bennett which examines several critical reactions to Swift's book.

Guy Mannering
by Sir Walter Scott

A paper by George G. Dekker of Stanford University about the relationship between the rise of tourism and the Romantic novel in this text and Cooper's The Pioneers.