Edition: Neil Cartlidge: The Owl and the Nightingale, Exeter University Press (2001)
*K. Hume: (1975) The Owl and
the Nightingale: The Poem and Its Critics. Toronto
D.L. Peterson 'The Owl and the Nightingale and Christian Dialectic" JEGP, 55 (1956), 13-26.
J. C. Russell:"The Patrons of The Owl and the Nightingale' Philological Quarterly 48 (1969) 178-85.
D.A. Pearsall: (1977) Old English and Middle English Poetry (relevant section)
A. Barratt: "Flying in the Face of Tradition: A New View of The Owl and the Nightingale" UTQ 56, (1987) 471-85.
R. Barton Palmer: 'The Narrator in: A Reader in the Text', Chaucer Review 22 (1988): 305-21, and in Medieval English Poetry (Longman Critical Readers) ed. S. Trigg, Longman 1992.
Michel-Andre Bossy, trans., Medieval Debate poetry: vernacular works (Garland, 1987).
John W. Conlee, ed., Middle English Debate poetry: A critical anthology (Colleagues, 1991).
Thomas L. Reed, Middle English Debate Poetry and the Aesthetics of Resolution (Missouri, 1990).
some links to:
Southampton Owl page
an Owl bibliography