Badir, Magdy Gabriel, and Vivien Elizabeth Bosley, eds. Le Triomphe de Marivaux: A Colloquium Commemorating the Tricentenary of the Birth of Marivaux, 1688-1988. Edmonton: Department of Romance Languages, University of Alberta, 1989. A collection of papers on Marivaux, covering various aspects of his life and work. Bibliography.
Brady, Valentini Papadopoulou. Love in the Theatre of Marivaux: A Study of the Factors Influencing Its Birth, Development, and Expression. Geneva: Droz, 1970. A critical examination of Marivaux’s dramatic works, with emphasis on his treatment of love. Bibliography.
Cismaru, Alfred. Marivaux and Molière: A Comparison. Lubbock: Texas Tech Press, 1977. Marivaux’s connection to seventeenth century French drama is highlighted.
Culpin, D. J. Marivaux and Reason: A Study in Early Enlightenment Thought. New York: P. Lang, 1993. Explores Marivaux’s place in the history of ideas.
Jamieson, Ruth Kirby. Marivaux: A Study in Sensibility. Reprint. New York: Octagon Books, 1969. Approaches Marivaux’s career from the point of view of artistic and linguistic merit.
Lynch, Lawrence. Eighteenth Century French Novelists and the Novel. York, S.C.: French Literature, 1979. General study with insightful commentary on Marivaux’s stylistic unity.
Mylne, Vivienne. The Eighteenth Century French Novel: Techniques of Illusion. 2d ed. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1981. Studies illusion as a device; comments on its use by Marivaux.
Poe, George. The Rococo and Eighteenth Century French Language: A Study Through Marivaux’s Theater. New York: P. Lang, 1987. Studies linguistic techniques of Marivaux and his contemporaries in their dramatic works.
Pucci, Suzanne L. Sites of the Spectator: Emerging Literary and Cultural Practice in Eighteenth Century France. Oxford, England: Voltaire Foundation, 2001. A look at Marivaux’s contributions to Le Spectateur français and the literary climate of the times. Bibliography and index.