M.L. West, Greek Lyric Poetry (Oxford World’s Classics, 1993)
Josephine Balmer, Sappho: Poems and Fragments (Bloodaxe, 1992)
The Poems of Catullus, translated by Guy Lee (Oxford World’s Classics, 1990)
Peter Green, The Poems of Catullus: A Bilingual Edition (University of California Press, 2005)
Propertius, The Poems, translated by Guy Lee (Oxford World’s Classics, 1994)
Tibullus, Elegies, edited and translated by Guy Lee (third edition Francis Cairns, 1990); 1990 edition includes Sulpicia
Ovid, The Love Poems, translated by A.D. Melville (Oxford World’s Classics, 1990)
Margaret Williamson, Sappho’s Immortal Daughters (Harvard, 1995)
R.O.A.M. Lyne, The Latin Love Poets: From Catullus to Horace (Oxford, 1980)
T.P. Wiseman, Catullus and his World: A Reappraisal (Cambridge, 1985)
Maria Wyke, The Roman Mistress (Oxford, 2002)
Duncan Kennedy, The Arts of Love: Five Studies in the Discourse of Roman Elegy (Cambridge, 1993)
Paul Veyne, Roman Erotic Elegy: Love, Poetry, and the West (Chicago, 1988)
Theodore D. Papanghelis, Propertius: A Hellenistic Poet on Love and Death (Cambridge, 1987)
Mathilde Skoie, Reading Sulpicia (Oxford, 2002)
Rebecca Armstrong, Ovid and his Love Poetry (Duckworth, 2005)
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