- Literature as communication
- Literary history
- Literary stylistics
- Hermeneutics of literature
- Epic poetry
- Genre studies
- Matthew Arnold's writings
- Sensory experience in literature
Alarauhio, Juha-Pekka. 2012. Towards a Dialogical Approach to Matthew Arnold. In Sell, Roger D. (Ed.) Literary Community-Making. (131—142) Amsterdam: John Benjamins.
Alarauhio, Juha-Pekka. 2007. Sohrab and Rustum and Balder Dead – Communicating about Communication. In Nordic Journal of English Studies Volume 6, No. 2 (2007), 47–64.
Conference presentations and posters
Alarauhio, Juha-Pekka. 2010. Matthew Arnold’s Co-adaptations of Homeric Epic. Conference poster. English in the North; NAES-FINSSE 2010 Oulu, Finland.
Alarauhio, Juha-Pekka. 2010. In Search of a Dialogical Position to Matthew Arnold. Conference paper. English in the North; NAES-FINSSE 2010 Oulu, Finland.
Alarauhio, Juha-Pekka. 2006. How to Lend an Ear to the Speaking Work of Art: Bridging between Gadamer’s Hermeneutics and Literary Stylistics. Conference paper. The State Of Stylistics; the 26th International Conference of the Poetics and Linguistics Association. Joensuu, Finland.