Bell, Aubrey F. G. Portuguese Portraits. Oxford, England: B. H. Blackwell, 1917. Good biographical information.
Earle, Thomas F. The Muse Reborn: The Poetry of António Ferreira. New York: Oxford University Press, 1988. An excellent study of Ferreira’s poetry.
Friederich, Werner P. Outline of Comparative Literature from Dante Alighieri to Eugene O’Neill. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1954. Places Ferreira’s canon in the context of world literature.
Highet, Gilbert. The Classical Tradition: Greek and Roman Influences on Western Literature. 1949. Reprint. New York: Oxford University Press, 1985. Places Ferreira’s canon in the context of world literature. Bibliography and index.
Marques, Henrique R. de Oliveira. History of Portugal. 2d ed. New York: Columbia University Press, 1976. Contains good biographical information on Ferreira. Bibliographies and index.
Martyn, John R. C. Introduction to The Comedy of Bristo: Or, The Pimp, by António Ferreira. Ottawa: Dovehouse Editions, 1990. In his introduction, Martyn provides information on Ferreira as well as on the play The Comedy of Bristo. Bibliography.
Martyn, John R. C. Introduction to The Tragedy of Ines de Castro, by António Ferreira. Coimbra, Portugal: Universidade de Coimbra Press, 1987. This introduction to the English translation of Ignez de Castro presents information about Ferreira’s life and writings, in addition to the translated play. Bibliography.
Nowell, Charles E. A History of Portugal. New York: Van Nostrand, 1952. Includes good biographical information. Bibliography.