a modern reproduction of the Sutton Hoo lyre
Clare Lees and Gillian Overing, 'Birthing Bishops and Fathering Poets', Exemplaria 6 (1994), 35-65; also in Old English Literature, ed. R. M. Liuzza, (New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2002), pp. 125-56, and ch. 1 of C. Lees and G. Overing, Double Agents, (Philadelphia: Penn State Press, 2001).
Seth Lerer, Literacy and Power in Anglo-Saxon England, (Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press, 1991), 30-60.
Kevin Kiernan, 'Reading Cædmon's "Hymn" with Someone Else's Glosses', Representations 32, (1990), pp. 157-74; also in Old English Literature, ed. R. M. Liuzza, (New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2002), 103-24.
Jeff Opland, Anglo-Saxon Poetry: A Study of the Tradition, (New Haven, 1980), pp. 112-29.
Donald Fry, 'Caedmon as Formulaic Poet,' in Oral Literature: Seven Essays, ed. Joseph Duggan, (Edinburgh, 1975), 41-61.
Bede's account of Caedmon - partial translation
Bede's account of Caedmon - glossary