Daubigny, Courbet, and the Sluice Gate at Optevoz Michael Marlais, in Twenty-First-Century Perspectives on Nineteenth-Century Art, Essays in Honoro of Gabriel P. Weisberg, editedy by Petra ten-Doesschate Chu and Laurinda S. Dixon, University of Delaware Press, 2008.
Charles-Francois Daubigny and the Traditions of French Landscape Painting by Michael Marlais, in Valenciennes, Daubigny, and the Origins of French Landscape Painting, by Michael Marlais, John Varriano, Wendy M. Watson, Mount Holyoke College Art Museum 2004.
Thoughts on Landscape by Michael Marlais, On Some Works in the Colby College Museum of Art, the Colby Quarterly, volume XXXIX Number 4, December 2003.
Neo-Impressionism, Puvis de Chavannes, and the Decorative Aesthetic by Michael Marlais, in Neo Impressionism Artists on the Edge. Portland Museum of Art, 2002.
Conservative Echoes in Fin-De-Siècle Parisian Art Criticism, Michael Marlais, The Pennsylvania State University Press, 1992.
Americans and Paris, Michael Marlais, with an essay by Marianne Doezema, Colby College Museum of Art, 1990.