A. General Works on Subject
Saintsbury, G. History of English Prosody, vol. II, bk. v, chaps. II-V; bk. VI. 1908.
Historical Manual of English Prosody. 1910.
Omond, T. S. English Metrists. Oxford, 1907.
Schipper, Jakob. History of English versification. Oxford, 1910
B. Original Texts
Beaumont, Sir John. To his Late Majesty James I Concerning the true form of English Poetry. 1629, but written earlier. Rptd. in Chalmerss Poets, vol. VI.
Dryden, John. References scattered over Essays and Prefaces, collected in Essays of John Dryden, ed. Ker, W. P., Oxford, 1900.
J. D. Introduction to Joshua Pooles English Parnassus. 1656. 2nd ed. 1677.
Jonson, Benjamin. Slight references in English Grammar (1640): hardly any in Explorata or Discoveries (1640); more in Conversations with Drummond (1842). All reprinted in Cunninghams Works of Ben Jonson, 1875.
Milton, John. Note on the Verse added in 1668 ed. of Paradise Lost: a few glances in text of poems.
Woodford, Samuel. Introductions to Paraphrases of the Psalms, 1667, and Canticles, 1679.