A paper by Bonnie Blackwell, an assistant professor at Texas Christian University, examining Richardson's novel in relation to childbirth in the eighteenth-century, as well as responding to Foucault's work on this subject in his 'The Birth of the Clinic'.
An essay by Christine Froula of Northwestern University which seeks to discover how quantum physics can illuminate this novel's social world; the analysis also sets out to distinguish modernism and postmodernism.
A paper by Sarah Rose Cole of Columbia University exploring this novel and Balzac's Lost Illusions. Amidst other arguments, it suggests "Pendennis forms a point of intersection between the British and French national traditions of the Bildungsroman".
An essay by Kelly Marsh, an Associate Professor at Mississippi State University, exploring various aspects of narrative theory, and this novel's submerged plot of the protagonist's mother and it's influence over the surface plot of marriage.
An essay by Susannah Carson of the L'Université de Versailles investigating the paradox of silence in relation to the female characters and their perspectives in this novel, Sense and Sensibility and Mansfield Park.
A substantial page from the Victorian Web, written by Felix Moses, an Associate Professor at Madras Christian College, discussing the structuralist idea of a Semic code, and how this relates to Austen's novel.
An essay by Athena Vrettos of Case Western Reserve University on the emerging ideas of memory and the unconscious in Victorian society, focusing on how these manifest in du Maurier's novel and other contemporaneous texts.
An essay by Professor Kébir Sandy exploring the presence of theatricality and the influence of popular entertainment on Dickens in this novel, as well as other early Dickens works such as Sketches by Boz, Oliver Twist, and Nicholas Nickleby.
An essay by Julia Kent of the American University of Beirut which uses Wilde's novel as a means to explore the perceived differences of character depiction between English and French novels, looking in particular at the chapter on the "yellow book".
In this essay, Catherine Cucinella of California State University looks at the role of the grotesque in Bishop's poem, and its relationship to gender and sexuality. With reference to Bakhtin, Lacan, Kristeva and others.
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 article by novelist David Lodge from The Guardian newspaper discussing several aspects of this novel. These include possible influences for the central protagonist and this book's role as an early example of the 'campus novel'.
An essay by Patricia Rohrer of Teachers College which draws on Richard Rorty's Contingency, Irony, Solidarity and Naomi Scheman's 'Individualism and the Objects of Psychology' for an exploration of this novel's protagonist, Isabel Archer.
An essay by Joyce Carol Oates on Dostoevsky's "most satisfactorily 'tragic' work" examines, with a selection of excerpts, several characters and scenes in the novel as well as evalauting certain criticisms of form and structure.
An essay by Merja Polvinen on Byatt's Booker prize-winning novel. Polvinen sets out to discuss Possession as a realisation of the author's theories on self-conscious realism, discussing many aspects of the book and featuring several close readings.
An essay by Pascale Guibert, a Senior Lecturer at the Université de Caen Basse-Normandie, examining Wordsworth's construction of landscape, with analysis of several extracts and reference to works by Deleuze, Guattari, Marc Porée and others.
An essay by Gary Farnell of King Alfred's College exploring many aspects of this work, although the psychological and literary motives for Wordsworth's lack of detail regarding his parents death in a seemingly autobiographical text is an overriding factor in the reading. With analysis of several excerpts.
An article by H.L. Jackson of the University of Toronto. It focuses on Mr Bennet, enquiring as to the nature of his library before adopting a highly specific discussion about libraries in the early 19th century.
An academic article by George R. Clay challenging the views E.M. Forster expresses in his Aspects of the Novel regarding the role of "flat characterization". Clay looks at the roles of several 'flat characters' in this novel, as well as Dickens's David Copperfield and Tolstoy's War and Peace.
An essay by Laura Fasick of Minnesota State University arguing that this poem is more nuanced than critics have realised. There is a comparitive analysis with Gilbert and Sullivan's Princess Ida, and several close readings.
In this essay, Anne-Claire Le Reste examines James's use and motivations for his many intertextual references in this novel to established masters of realism and naturalism, such as Honoré de Balzac, Charles Dickens and Émile Zola.
An essay by Thomas F. Bertonneau of Central Michigan College, discussing how James explores issues relating to religion, social revolution and art, focusing in particular on Hyacinth Robinson from this novel, and the anonymous narrators of James's The Sacred Fount and The Aspern Papers.