Cook, Richard I. Bernard Mandeville. New York: Twayne Publishers, 1974, 174 p.
Valuable biographical and critical study.
Daniel, Stephen H. “Myth and Rationality in Mandeville.” Journal of the History of Ideas 47, no. 4 (October-December 1986): 595-609.
Argues that Mandeville's works can be understood only when the author's use of myth is considered.
Dykstal, Timothy. “Commerce, Conversation, and Contradiction in Mandeville's Fable.”Studies in Eighteenth-Century Culture 23 (1994): 93-110.
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