Nietzsche and the Philology of the Future (Stanford 2000)

The Invention of Dionysus: An Essay on the Birth of Tragedy (Stanford 2000)

The Origins of Aesthetic Thought in Ancient Greece: Matter, Sensation and Experience (Cambridge University Press, 2010)


A-E Peponi, BMCRM. Silk, TLS; S. Gurd, Comparative Literature;  C. MaCallum-Barry, Journal of Hellenic Studies

The Sublime in Antiquity (forthcoming CUP, 2014)


Literary Aesthetics After Aristotle (in progress; CUP, UK)

Homer: The Very Idea (in progress, University of Chicago Press)

Philodemus, On Poems 5, cols. 16 (end) to 39: text, translation,  commentary, notes (in progress; OUP, UK)

Love of Life, From Antiquity to the Present (in progress)

What is 'Classical' about Classical Antiquity? (for OUP, UK)

The Seductions of Metaphysics: Nietzsche’s Final Philosophy (in progress)

longer term

The Judaizing of Philology



Classical Pasts: The Classical Traditions of Greece and Rome (Princeton 2006)

Constructions of the Classical Body (Michigan 1999-2004)

Before Subjectivity: Lacan and the Classics, Special Double Issue of Helios, ed. with Mark Buchan (v. 31, nos. 1-2, 2004). TOC

Classical Presences a book series in classical reception co-edited with Lorna Hardwick (Open University, UK) at Oxford University Press, UK and USA 

Time, History, and Literature: Selected Essays of Erich Auerbach Ed. with an Introduction by J. I. Porter. Translated by Jane O. Newman. Princeton University Press. (2014)

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 New Yorker, Dec. 09, 2013

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