In Progress

The Tragedy of Revolution: Revolution as Hubris in Modern Tragedy (book-length work)








The Tragic Idea (Duckworth), commissioned for the Inter/Sections series, edited by Paul Cartledge (Cambridge) and Susanna Braund (Stanford)








Ethical Politics [a collection of ten original papers], guest-edited special issue (95: 4) of the journal South Atlantic Quarterly (Duke University Press)

Introduction: Approaches to Ethical Politics

Nomoscopic Analysis





The Rise of Eurocentrism: Anatomy of Interpretation (Princeton University Press)

Critical Reviews

Full PDF of The Rise of Eurocentrism: Anatomy of Interpretation





The Humanities as Social Technology [a collection of six original papers, co-edited with Eugene Holland], special issue (No. 53) of the journal October: Art/Theory/Criticism/Politics (The MIT Press)







Literature as National Institution: Studies in the Politics of Modern Greek Criticism (Princeton University Press)

Greek translation of ch. 4: “Τό ἡμιτελές ὡς καταδίκη / To imiteles os katadiki,” trans. by Yiannis Haralambidis, Poiisi 4 (Fall 1994): 159-71

Full PDF of Literature as a National Institution: Studies in the Politics of Modern Greek Criticism 






Twentieth-Century Literary Theory: An Introductory Anthology [a Reader, co-edited with David Neal Miller, in the series “Intersections: Philosophy and Critical Theory,” eds. Rodolphe Gasché – Mark C. Taylor] (Albany, N.Y.: State University of New York Press)








The Text and its Margins: Post-Structuralist Approaches to Twentieth-Century Greek Literature [a collection of ten original papers, co-edited with Margaret Alexiou] (New York: Pella)

Preface and Toward a Genealogy of Modern Greek Literature