Bush, Douglas. “Jonson, Donne, and Their Successors.” In English Literature in the Earlier Seventeenth Century 1600-1660, pp. 104-69. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1945.
Traces the currents of Cavalier and metaphysical poetry in the seventeenth century.
Butler, Martin. “Lovers and Tyrants: Courtier Plays 1637-42.” In Theatre and Crisis 1632-1642, pp. 55-83. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1984.
Rejects popular notions about English drama in the decade before the closure of the theaters.
Deneef, A. Leigh. “The Courtly Ceremonial.” In “This Poetick Liturgie”:...
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