THE LITERARY INDEX

LITERARY CRITICISM AND ANALYSIS OF NOVELS AND POETRY

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To the Lighthouse
By Virginia Woolf

An essay by Thomas J. Scheff of the University of California assessing the relationship between literary criticism and the social sciences through a reading of Woolf's novel, referencing commentary by Erich Auerbach, and others.
A paper by JaneMaree Maher of Monash University which discusses the central image of Woolf's novel in conjunction with theories concerning the formation of subjectivity from Melanie Klein's A Study of Envy and Gratitude.
A chapter from The Flight of the Mind: Virginia Woolf's Art and Manic-Depressive Illness by Thomas C. Caramagno, discussing the portrayal of parent-child relationships in this novel.
The text of a lecture delivered by Ian Johnston on the novel.
An essay by Erin Johnson examining Lily Briscoe from Woolf's novel and the eponymous Lady of Shallott from Tennyson's poem.