An essay by Elizabeth C. Harmer of McMaster University examining the use of myths in this novel with particular reference to Donna Haraway's essay 'A Cyborg Manifesto: Science, Technology and Socialist-Feminism in the Late Twentieth Century'.
A paper by Barbara Schapiro of Rhode Island College looking at specific scenes from this novel and Sons and Lovers. It is written from a very psychological perspective with a focus on Winnicott's notion of transitional experience.
An essay by Stephen Rowley, Université de Bordeaux I, exploring how Lawrence set out to incorporate developments in psychoanalytic theory and various European cultural movements into his narrative, as well as surveying a number of critical assessments of the novel.
A paper by Barbara Schapiro of Rhode Island College looking at specific scenes from this novel and The Rainbow. It is written from a very psychological perspective with a focus on Winnicott's notion of transitional experience.
An essay by Mark M. Hennelly, Jr of California State University, applying a liminal reading of this novel, assessing previous criticism, as well as relating it to the work of cultural anthropologist Victor Turner.
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.
An academic article by Patricia MacCormack, a senior lecturer at Anglia Ruskin University, examining the Baroque and Gothic sensibilities in 'The Familiar' and 'Green Tea', and comparing these with works by H.P. Lovecraft.
An essay by Dr Sophie Blanch of the University of Surrey exploring several aspects of this novel, particularly its socio-historical context through a consideration of Lehmann's relationship with twentieth-century modernism and the Victorian past.
A paper by Lamia Tayeb of the University of Human and Social Sciences, Tunisia. It considers the motif of the journey in Lessing's quintet through an in-depth analysis of characters, structure and themes.
A paper by Debra Romanick Baldwin, an associate professor at the University of Dallas, discussing the role of comedy in this novel and Joseph Conrad's novel Typhoon. With analysis of several excerpts from both texts.
A page featuring links to essays by Clara Tuite, Ann Campbell, Jerrold E. Hogle, James Whitlark, Syndy M. Conger, Lisa Wilson and Marie-José Tienhooven discussing a vast range of subjects in relation to this influential Gothic novel.
An essay by Dale Townshend of the University of Stirling on the functions of visual and auditory effects in Gothic and Romantic aesthetics. Townshend discusses this novel, Ann Radcliffe's The Italian, and the Romantics' criticism of Gothic romance.
An academic article by Max Fincher investigating how the Gothic can be described as camp. It explores Susan Sontag's and others definitions of 'camp', as well as how theorist Fabio Cleto's ideas relate to the supernatural, before progressing onto a close reading of Lewis' novel.
A paper by Jennifer Lawn arguing that this novel challenges received ideas of the roles of author, narrator and character in fiction. With the analysis of several excerpts, it explores focalization and the representation of consciousness.
A chapter from Late Modernism: Politics, Fiction, and the Arts between the World Wars by Tyrus Miller who asserts that Loy's novel should be viewed as belonging to the literary genre of the "artist-novel" or "Kunstler(in)roman".