T. A. Shippey, Poems of wisdom and learning in Old
English, Cambridge : Totowa : D.S. Brewer ; Rowman & Littlefield,
for: the two Maxims poems, the Fortunes of Men, Vainglory, Precepts and the OE Rune Poem.
Bruce Dickins,, Runic and heroic poems of the old Teutonic peoples, Cambridge : University Press, 1915. (ONorwegian and Old Icelandic Rune Poems)
The Rune Poem , ed. M. Halsall, Toronto 1982.
Old Norse Hávamál, (Sayings of the High One), tr. Daisy Martin Clarke, 1923 (with facing page text).
The Poetic Edda, transl. C. Larrington (Worlds Classics, 1996).
J.K. Bollard: "The Cotton Maxims". Neophilologus 57
N. Barley: "A Structural Approach to the Proverb and Maxim, with Special Reference to the Anglo-Saxon Corpus". Proverbium 20 (1972) 737-50. (This is an offprint shelved among general proverb literature in the B section of the EFL)
N. Barley: "Structure in the Cotton Gnomes." NM 78 (1977)
E.T. Hansen: The Solomon Complex (1988) Ch. 1 -good introduction to the genre; Ch. 6 on the Exeter Maxims.
R.M. Dawson: "The Structure of the Old English Gnomic Poems". JEGPhil 61 (1962) 14-22
S. Greenfield and R. Evert: "Maxims II: Gnome and Poem." in Nicholson and Frese337-54.
P.L. Henry: The Early English and Celtic Lyric (1960)
Patrizia Lendinara's and Roberta Frank's chapters in the Cambridge Companion to Old English (1991)
C. Larrington, A Store of Common Sense, (1993), chs. 4 and 5
Paul Cavill, Maxims in Old English Poetry,Woodbridge : D.S. Brewer, 1999.