A chapter from Mother Without Child: Contemporary Fiction and the Crisis of Motherhood by Elaine Tuttle Hansen examining both positive and negative depictions of motherhood in this novel and Toni Morrison's Beloved.
An academic article by Denise O'Dea which considers this novel as a parody of conventional romance as opposed to comedy or satire. The text is compared with Stephen Fry's film adaptation and several excerpts are analyzed.
A chapter from Dwelling in the Text: Houses in American Fiction by Marilyn R. Chandler which discusses the relationship between Wharton's scathing depictions of class structures and rituals, and overelaborated late-Victorian architecture.
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.
An essay by Andrea Peterson of the University of Birmingham which explores the representation of this novel's protagonist from a psychoanalytic perspective, with reference to Melanie Klein's theories concerning object relations and depression.
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".
An essay by Brian Finney, a professor at California State University, which examines a range of aspects regarding this novel, including the language Winterson employs and linguistic difficulties she counters, as well as the book's critical reception.
An academic article by Michael Hardin of Bloomsburg University exploring how this novel, as well as Sylvia Molloy's Certificate of Absence and Helena Parente Cunha's Woman Between Mirrors, challenges binary constructions.
A scholarly article by Mark A. Wollaeger of Washington University mainly exploring the influence of Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness on this novel and its subsequent impact on Virginia Woolf's The Voyage Out.
An academic article by Mary Joe Hughes, a professor at Boston College, focusing on the opening scene of Mrs Dalloway with close readings of many extracts, as well as reference to the ideas of Maurice Blanchot in regards to narrative development.
A chapter from The Flight of the Mind: Virginia Woolf's Art and Manic-Depressive Illness by Thomas C. Caramagno, exploring the various narrative devices Woolf employs to convey mental illness, and the complexities of applying subjective or objective readings to Mrs. Dalloway.
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.
An essay by Chris Coffman, an Associate Professor at the University of Alaska, comparing the depiction of transgender individuals in Woolf's fantastical novel and the realist The Well of Loneliness by Radclyffe Hall, with an evaluation of various readings by Jay Prosser, Judith Halberstam, and others.
An essay by Elizabeth Wright of The University of St. Andrews discussing Woolf's concept of the 'androgynous mind' and how it manifests in Orlando, as well as assessing how androgyny has been theorized over the years.
A paper by Joseph Flanagan of the University of Helsinki which analyzes this novel through the relationship between British history and the Empire. The paper assesses several critical appraisals and features a couple of close readings.
A scholarly article by Mark A. Wollaeger of Washington University mainly exploring the influence of Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness on this novel and Leonard Woolf's earlier The Village in the Jungle.
A paper by Verita Sriratana of the University of St Andrews featuring a close analysis of this text, focusing in general on how terms such as "technology" and "place" relate to the subjectivity of the arts, and Woolf's unusual biography in particular.
An essay by David S. Miall of the University of Alberta which argues for the importance of considering the location of this poem central to an understanding of Wordsworth's view on our relationship with nature.
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 academic article by Derek Furr, an Assistant Professor of English in the Bard College Master of Arts in Teaching Program, analyzing this poem and Coleridge's 'The Garden of Boccaccio', especially in relation to their first publication in Charles Heath's Keepsake.
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.