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 Marta Miquel-Baldellou of the University of Lleida which approaches this novel "as a neo-Victorian adaptation of Charlotte Brontë's Jane Eyre". With reference to Gilbert and Gubar's seminal The Madwoman in the Attic.
An essay by Patricia Gott, an Assistant Professor at the University of Wisconsin, discussing female captivity and empowerment in relation to Rebecca, as well as Jean Rhys's Wide Sargasso Sea and Charlotte Brontë's Jane Eyre.
A close reading of this sonnet by Reuven Tsur, analyzing the effects of organising principles, such as Baudelaire's use of contrasts, symmetries and patterns, with reference to the ideas of literary critic Maud Bodkin and comparisons with Coleridge.
An essay by Rick Incorvati of Wittenberg University investigating the notion that the character of Darsie Latimer was a homosexual, as well as reassessing the Foucaultian contention that the homosexual was a late-nineteenth-century invention.
An essay by Brian Finney, a professor at California State University, which sets out, through an extensive analysis of Mo's novel, to illustrate the connection between literary mode and thematic concern.
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 essay by R.A. Goodrich of Deakin University which applies the theories of Gilles Deleuze and Maurice Merleau-Ponty in an analysis of the correlative hypothesis, and the relationship between fictional narrative and reader experience.
An academic article by Anthony Warde of The University of Sheffield analyzing this novel from a spatial perspective, with an emphasis on the role of the map and it's association with the postmodern order of simulacra.
An essay by Peggy Fitzhugh Johnstone examining the relationships between fathers and daughters in this novel with reference to the theories of psychoanalysts Otto F. Kernberg and John Bowlby, and also a discussion of Eliot's own upbringing.
A chapter from Licensing Entertainment: The Elevation of Novel Reading in Britain, 1684-1750, by William B. Warner. It provides an extensive discussion of Defoe's novel and the cultural context from which it emerged.