Barr, William. Introduction to The Satires of Persius, translated by Guy Lee, pp. 1-7. Liverpool, Eng.: Francis Cairns, 1987.
Overview that includes discussion of Persius's reputation, influences, and the intended effect of his satires.
Bramble, J. C. Persius and the Programmatic Satire: A Study in Form and Imagery. London: Cambridge University Press, 1974, 224 p.
Analyzes the major motifs in Persius's satires.
Braund, Susan H. “Persius.” In Roman Verse Satire, pp. 33-9. Oxford, Eng.: Oxford University Press, 1992.
Examines Persius's literary devices and...
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