Research
Book

  • Sons of the Gods, Children of Earth: Ideology and Literary Form in Ancient Greece (Cornell University Press: Ithaca, N.Y. 1992)
Chapters in Books
 Articles
  • The Myth of Pindar’s First Nemean:  Sportsmen, Poetry and Paideia”  Harvard Studies in Classical Philology 78 (1974)145-175.
  • “Class Ambivalence in the Odyssey”  Historia 24 (1975) 129-49.
  • “Sophocles’ Philoctetes and the Teachings of the Sophists” Harvard Studies in Classical Philology 80 (1976)  49-105.
  • “A Dialectical View of Greek Tragic Form”  Radical History Review18 (Fall 1978)  77-94.
  • “How Conservative is the Iliad?”  Pacific Coast Philology  13 (1978)  86-93.
  • “Towards a Dialectical Hermeneutic of Pindar’s Pythian X” Helios  N.S.  9  (1982)  47-73.
  • “Poetics and Human Values in the Neoanalysts’ Homer” Critical Exchange  16  (Spring, 1984)  55-61.
  • Thersites and the Plural Voices of Homer”  Arethusa  21 (Spring, 1988)  5-25.
  • Cicero and the Rhetoric of Imperialism:  Putting Politics Back into Political RhetoricRhetorica Vol. 13, No. 4 (Autumn 1995), 359-399
  • “The Politics of the Trilogy Form:  Lucía, the Oresteia, and The Godfather”  Film-Historia, Vol. 5, No. 2-3 (1995), 93-116
  • “Ideology in the Iliad: Polis, Basileus, TheoiArethusa 30 (1997) 151-199
  • “Ancient Comedy:  Politics Through a Lens” European Studies Journal 22, No. 2 (Fall 2000) and 18, no. 1 (Spring 2001) 81-98.
  • ‘THE CONQUEST CONTINUES: Towards Denaturalizing Greek and Roman ImperialismsClassical World 2003
  • “Marxism Remains a Valid Historical Approach to the Ancient World” (forthcoming) in History in Dispute,  Vol. 19, edited by Paul Allen Miller and Charles Platter.