Alonso, Dámaso. Estudios y ensayos Gongorinos. Madrid: Editorial Gredos, 1982. A collection of essays and critical studies of Góngora’s works published in Spanish.
Alonso, Dámaso. Góngora y el Polifemo. Madrid: Gredos, 1980. A three-volume biographical and critical study of Góngora focusing on his Fable of Polyphemus and Galatea. Published in Spanish.
Foster, David William, and Virginia Ramos Foster. Luis de Góngora. New York: Twayne, 1973. A standard biography. Contains a good annotated bibliography, including entries for several studies in English.
Gates, Eunice Joiner. “Góngora’s Polifemo and Soledades in Relation to Baroque Art.” Texas Studies in Language and Literature 2 (1960): 61-77. Situates Góngora’s work within the idiom of the visual arts of his time. Examines the ways in which The Solitudes is a baroque work.
Guillén, Jorge. “Poetic Language: Góngora.” In Language and Poetry: Some Poets of Spain. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1961. Printed copy of an essay on Góngora delivered at Harvard by one of the great poets of the Generation of’27.
Jones, R. O. Introduction to Poems, by Luis de Góngora y Argote. Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 1966. This edition has an introduction by a noted expert on Spanish literature.
McCaw, R. John. Transforming Text: A Study of Luis de Góngora’s “Soledades.” Potomac, Md.: Scripta Humanistica, 2000. An extensive critical interpretation of Soledades. Includes bibliographical references.
Salinas, Pedro. “The Exaltation of Reality: Luis de Góngora.” In Reality and the Poet in Spanish Poetry. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1940. Another of the Generation of ’27, greatly appreciative of and influenced by Góngora, provides insights. This short essay is a good starting place in the appreciation of Góngora’s artistry.
Vilanova, Antonio. Las fuentes y los temas del Polifemo de Góngora. Barcelona: PPU, 1992. A two-volume, in-depth critical study of Góngora’s Fábula de Polifemo y Galatea. Published in Spanish.
Woods, Michael. Gracián Meets Góngora: The Theory and Practice of Wit. Warminster, England: Aris & Phillips, 1995. A critical study of the use of humor in the works of Góngora and Baltasar Gracián y Morales. Includes bibliographical references and indexes.