A Compulsion for Antiquity: Freud and the Ancient World (Cornell UP, 2005; paperback edition, Cornell UP 2006), an attempt to contextualize Freud’s life and work in relation to his interests in ancient culture. ISBN 13: 978-0-8014-4302-2 (cloth), ISBN 13: 978-0-8014-7333-3 (paperback).

Books in Progress (under contract):

With Alexandra Lianeri, A Companion to Translation of Classical Epic, (under contract with Wiley-Blackwell). Forthcoming 2019.

Theory and Theatricality: Greek Drama in the Age of Grand Hysteria. (Under contract with Oxford UP, series Theory and Classics).

The Interpretation of Dreams: A Reader’s Guide (under contract with Routledge).

Edited Volume:

Remusings: Essays on the Translation of Classical Poetry, special edition of Classical and Modern Literature 27.1, Spring 2007 [appeared 2008].

Book Chapters:

Assi de doctos como de indoctos: the Bifurcated Audience and the Poet-Translator of the Aeneid in the Spain of Felipe II.”  Audience and Reception in the Early Modern Period. Routledge, Studies in Cultural History, forthcoming 2020.

“Freud and the Psychoanalytic Interpretation of Myth,” in The Cambridge History of Mythology and Mythography, edited by Roger Woodard. CUP, forthcoming 2020.

“The Road to Thebes: Freud and French Retrospective Medicine,” in All About The Father: Psychoanalsyis, the Oedipus Complex, and the Modern Family, edited by Liliane Weissberg.  Palgrave Macmillan, forthcoming 2020.

“The Statue of Four Lies: A Performance in Bronze.” On Site: 50 Years of Public Art of the University of Houston System.  New York and London: Scala Art & Heritage Publishers, 2019. Pp. 226-232.

“Dante’s Influence on Virgil,” in Virgil and His Translators, edited by Susanna Braund and Zara Torlone. Oxford University Press, 2018. Pp. 36-50.

“A Wound, Not a World: Textual Survival and Transmission,” A Companion to Greek Literature, edited by Martin Hose and David Schenker. Wiley-Blackwell, 2015. Pp. 27-40.

“Myth, Religion, Illusion: How Freud Got His Fire Back,” Classical Myth and Psychoanalysis: Ancient and Modern Stories of the Self, edited by Ellen O’Gorman and Vanda Zajko. Oxford: Oxford UP, 2013. Pp. 59-74.

“Freud and the Drama of Oedipal Truth.” A Companion to Sophocles, edited by Kirk Ormand. Oxford: Blackwell Publishers, 2012. Pp. 477-491.

“Psychoanalysis and the Wellsprings of Myth,” A Companion to Classical Mythology, edited by Ken Dowden and Niall Livingstone. Oxford: Blackwell Publishers, 2011. Pp. 471-485.

“Eating Eumolpus: Fellini Satyricon and Dreaming Tradition.” Tradition, Trauma, Translation: The Classic and the Modern, edited by Jan Parker and Timothy Mathews. Oxford UP, 2011. Pp. 109-127.

“Quid Berolinum Vindobonae? Die Antike und das Freudsche Netzwerk,” Freud und die Antike, edited by Hartmuth Böhme. Wallstein Verlag, 2011. Pp. 399-422.

“Marooned Mandarins: Freud, Classical Education, and the Jews of Vienna.” Classics and National Cultures, edited by Susan Stephens and Phiroze Vasunia. Oxford UP, 2010. Pp. 34-58.

“Being Mr. Somebody: Freud and Classical Education.” The Jewish World of Sigmund Freud, edited by Arnold Richards. Jefferson, NC: Macfarland: 2010. Pp. 35-50.

“Classical Translations of the Classics: The Dynamics of Literary Tradition in Retranslating Epic Poetry.” Translation and The “Classic,” edited by Alexandra Lianeri and Vanda Zajko. Oxford: Oxford UP, 2008. Pp. 169-202.

“Last Words: Said, Freud, and Traveling Theory.” Edward Said and Critical Decolonialization, edited by Ferial Ghazoul. Cairo: American University in Cairo Press, 2007. Pp. 120-148.

“Translating Epic Poetry.” A Companion to Ancient Epic, edited by John Miles Foley. Oxford: Blackwell Publishers, 2005. Pp. 174-195.

“Urorte und Urszenen. Freud und die Figuren der Archäologie.” Die Aktualität des Archäologischen, edited by Knut Ebeling and Stefan Altekamp. Frankfurt am Main: Fischer Verlag, 2004. Pp. 137-158.


“From Iconology to Archaeology: Freud after Charcot,” special edition of American Imago, forthcoming Winter 2021.

“Anachronism and its Discontents: Philology and its Others,” a response to Vered Lev Kenaan’s The Ancient Unconcious (Oxford UP, 2019), Syndicate. 2020

“The Tragedy of Hoemdiplet: Freud’s Fusion of Oedipus and Hamlet / A Tragédia de Hamlédipo: a fusão entre Édipo e Hamlet por Freud.” Codex: Revista de Estudos Clássicos, 6.2 (2018): 71-93. In English and Portuguese.

“Homer, Translation,” in Encyclopedia of Greek Language and Linguistics, edited by Georgios Giannakis. Brill, 2014. Vol 2:175-182.

“Roman Translation of Greek Texts” in Encyclopedia of Greek Language and Linguistics, edited by Georgios Giannakis. Brill, 2014. Vol 3:245-251.

“Psychological Approach to Greek Tragedy,” “Freud and Oedipus,” and “Post-Aristotelian Critical Perspectives on the Tragic Hero,” in The Encyclopedia of Greek Tragedy, edited by Hanna Roisman. Wiley-Blackwell, 2013.

“Introduction,” Remusings: Essays on the Translation of Classical Poetry (see above, “edited volume”), pp. 1-10.

“Theory and Theatricality: Classical Drama and the Formation of Early Psychoanalysis.” Classical and Modern Literature, 26 (2006): 79-109.

“From Huponoia to Paranoia: On the Secular Co-optation of Homeric Religion in Vico, Feuerbach, and Freud.” Classics@ Issue 3, Center for Hellenic Studies online publication.

“Last Words: Said, Freud, and Traveling Theory.” Alif: A Journal of Comparative Poetics 25 (2005): 120-148. (Republished in Ghazoul, ed. 2007—see above).

“The Three Versions of the Exsultate, Jubilate by W. A. Mozart.” Archivio Storico Lombardo 127 (2002): 349-366. With Paul Zweifel.

“The Schliemann of the Mind: Sigmund Freud and Archaeology.” Archaeology Odyssey (March/April 2001): 15-25, 59.

“A Picture Waiting to Happen: Penelope’s Agency in Illustrations to the Odyssey.” Classical and Modern Literature 20.4 (2000): 19-57.

“Penelope’s Challenge to Her…Translators.” Classical and Modern Literature 20.1 (2000): 37-76.

“Oedipus as Evidence: The Theatrical Background to Freud’s Oedipus Complex.” PSYART: A Hyperlink Journal for the Psychological Study of the Arts, article 981101 (1999).

“Oedipus in Performance: 1881-1912.” PSYART: A Hyperlink Journal for the Psychological Study of the Arts, article 981101 (1999). Companion piece to the above.

“Oedipus at Paris and Vienna: Freud and Sophocles in Performance.” Text and Presentation 19 (1998): 1-15.

Review articles:

“The Archaeology of Freud’s Reading: Freud’s Library, A Comprehensive Catalogue,” Psychoanalysis and History 9.2 (2007): 251-259.

“Contrapuntal Affiliations: Edward Said on Freud’s Moses.” American Imago 62 (2005): 235-257.

“Analysts Abroad: Sigmund Freud’s Travel Letters.” Psychoanalysis and History 7 (2005): 147-159.

“The Burckhardt Renaissance.” European Legacy 8:4 (2003): 495-498.

“Japheth in the Tents of Shem.” Classical and Modern Literature 21.2 (2001): 109-120.

“Unreal City: Freud on the Acropolis.” Psychoanalysis and History 3.1(2001): 93-108.

“The Archaeology of Freud’s Archaeology: Recent Work in the History of Psychoanalysis.” The International Review of Modernism 3:1 (November 1999): 16-20.

Book reviews:

Christensen, Joel and Robinson, Erik. The Homeric Battle of the Frogs and Mice (Bloomsbury, 2018). Classical Journal, online 5/3/2019.

Wilson, Emily. The Odyssey (Norton, 2018). Museum Helveticum 75 (2018):225-226.

Wilson, Emily. The Odyssey (Norton, 2018). Los Angeles Review of Books, August 5, 2018.

Phillips, Adam. Becoming Freud: The Making of A Psychoanalyst (Yale UP, 2014). Los Angeles Review of Books, January 28, 2015.

Rowland, Ingrid. From Pompeii: The Afterlife of a Roman Town (Harvard UP, 2014). Los Angeles Review of Books, July 28, 2014.

McElduff, Siobhán and E. Sciarrino. Complicating the History of Translation: The Ancient Mediterranean in Perspective. (St. Jerome Press, 2011). Classical Review 64.2 (October 2014):1-3.

Gallo, Ruben. Freud’s Mexico (MIT Press, 2011). Symploke 19 (2011) 406-409.

Gere, Cathy. Knossos and the Prophets of Modernism (U Chicago P, 2009). Isis 101:4 (2010): 866-867.

Ziolkowski, Theodore. Modes of Faith: Secular Surrogates for Lost Religious Belief (U Chicago P, 2007). Comparative Literature Studies 47.1 (2010): 114-117.

Leonard, Miriam. Athens in Paris (Oxford: Oxford UP, 2005) and P. A. Miller, Postmodern Spiritual Practices (OSUP, 2007). The Journal of Hellenic Studies, vol. 128 (2008): 298-300.

Hall, Edith, Fiona Macintosh, and Oliver Taplin, eds. Medea in Performance 1500-2000 (Oxford: Legenda, 2000). American Journal of Philology 123 (2002): 289-293.

Althusser, Louis. Writings on Psychoanalysis: Freud and Lacan (New York: Columbia University Press, 1999). The European Legacy 6:4 (2001): 517-518.

Merkel, Inge. Odysseus and Penelope: An Ordinary Marriage (Riverside, CA: Ariadne Press, 2000). Classical and Modern Literature 21.1 (2001): 73-79.

Venuti, Lawrence. The Scandals of Translation (Routledge, 1998). Classical and Modern Literature 20.2 (2000): 73-80.

Performance Review:

“The Screen Dreams of Buster Keaton,” written and directed by Rachel Joseph. Theatre Journal, 66.3 (2014): 448-450.

Latin Poetry:

“Versus de autumno pluviali atque aestuoso, sive Vae Hustoniensibus!” Vox Latina 39 (2003): 142-143.

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