In this essay Marta Caminero-Santangelo argues that Atwood's novel represents a postmodern feminist sensibility in its conceptualizing of resistance to a dominant order. It also highlights differences between modernism and postmodernism.
A paper by Jamie Dopp in which the prevailing critical consensus of The Handmaid's Tale, in that it is a novel working against women's oppression, is challenged by the assertion that it reproduces the tendencies of a patriarchy.
A paper by Simon Goulding exploring how Hamilton utilizes space and socio-political context in his narrative to portray the character of Peter and his relationship with the Fascist ideologies of the British Far-Right.
A chapter from Nerves and Narratives: A Cultural History of Hysteria in 19th-Century British Prose by Peter Melville Logan exploring the narrative implications of the title character's nervous condition.
In this essay Tim Fulford, a Professor of English at Nottingham Trent University, presents a close reading of this poem, arguing that it should be read as an intelligent and witty contribution to contemporary political and social debate.
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.
An essay by Brian Finney, a professor at California State University, analysing various aspects of Barnes ironic book. Topics discussed include narrative voice and structure; Levi-strauss's concept of bricolage, as well as Barnes and Barthes similar outlook to the study of history.
A paper by Jonathan A. Glenn, a Professor of English at the University of Central Arkansas, discussing the supposed presence of Beowulf in Tolkien's narrative, through an analysis of the novel's structure and development of plot and character.
A paper by Jyoti Panjwani exploring this novel and Aldous Huxley's Island. The focal point of the analysis is to enumerate the critical positions the authors take in regards to eastern and western ideologies and the potential for postcolonial utopias.
An essay by Nele Bemong of the K.U.Leuven exploring this novel's principal characters, Navidson and his wife Karen, and how Danielewski incorporates Freud's theories of 'the uncanny' into his narrative.
An essay by Lahoucine Ouzgane of the University of Alberta examining Wharton's novel through René Girard's theory of 'mimetic desire' and literary scholar and philosopher Eric Gans's writings on Generative Anthropology.