Modern Editions. H. E. Rollins has provided the standard editions of Tottel Songes and Sonnettes and of the Elizabethan printed collections ( 1924-37). R. A. Fraser edited The Court of Venus ( 1955). Sir Thomas Wyatt is conveniently read in K. Muir edition ( 1949). Quotations in the following chapter are from these editions. There is an attractive edition of England's Helicon in the Muses' Library, by H. Macdonald ( 1950).
A. E. Case compiled a Bibliography of English Miscellanies, 1521-1750 ( 1935).
Scholarship and Criticism. H. E. Rollins elaborates some points with reference to his editions in J. Q. Adams Memorial Studies ( 1948). Phoebe Sheavyn The Literary Profession in the Elizabethan Age ( 1909) is an early survey of a subject which still lacks full, authoritative account.
Modern Collections of Elizabethan Verse. Anthologies of shorter poems are A. H. Bullen's Lyrics from the Song-books of the Elizabethan Age ( 1887), More Lyrics ( 1888) and Shorter Elizabethan Poems ( 1903), N. Ault Elizabethan Lyrics ( 1925) and Treasury of Unfamiliar Lyrics ( 1938), and K. Muir Elizabethan Lyrics; a Critical Anthology ( 1952).
J. W. Hebel and H. H. Hudson Poetry of the English Renaissance, 1509-1660 ( 1929) and E. K. Chamber Oxford Book of Sixteenth Century Verse ( 1932) include verse of all kinds.
Inexpensive, general anthologies include English Verse i, edited by W. Peacock in the World Classics series, and The Centuries' Poetry i and ii, edited by D. K. Roberts for Penguin Books.