Batts, Michael S. Gottfried von Strassburg. New York: Twayne, 1971. An excellent introduction to Gottfried’ life and times with an interpretive focus on his Tristan and Isolde and on the legend in general. Contains a bibliography.
Batts, Michael S. “Research Since 1945 on Gottfried’s Tristan.” Tristania: A Journal Devoted to Tristan Studies 9 (Autumn-Spring, 1983-1984). An English bibliography.
Bekker, Hugo. Gottfried von Strassburg’ “Tristan”: Journey Through the Realm of Eros. Columbia, S.C.: Camden House, 1987. An analysis of the the medieval concept of love in Gottfried’ Tristan and Isolde.
Chinca, Mark. Gottfried von Strassburg: “Tristan.” Chinca, a professor of medieval literature, has published several books and essays on Gottfried. This concise introduction for students compares Gottfried’ approach to literary tradition with that of previous writers and examines the reception of Tristan and Isolde by contemporaries and later writers.
Chinca, Mark. History, Fiction, Verisimilitude: Studies in the Poetics of Gottfried’ “Tristan.” London: University of London, 1993. Close readings of Tristan and Isolde.
Hall, Clifton D. A Complete Concordance to Gottfried von...