Publications


BOOKS


 

The Life of Roman Republicanism
 
The State of Speech
 
The Moonstone
The Life of Roman Republicanism (Princeton UP, 2014) ‚ÄčThe State of Speech: Rhetoric and Political Thought in Ancient Rome (Princeton UP, 2007) Edition of Wilkie Collins’ The Moonstone with introduction, bibliography, and notes (Barnes and Noble, 2005)

 


SELECTED ARTICLES AND BOOK CHAPTERS

 

The promise of the classical canon: Hannah Arendt and the Romans. Classical Philology 113.1 (2018) 6-20

A theory of violence in Lucan’s Bellum Civile. In Wordplay and Powerplay in Latin Poetry, ed. Phillip Mitsis and Ioannis Ziogas (De Gruyter, 2016), 273-98

Figuring the founder: Vergil and the challenge of autocracy. Vergil’s Aeneid and its Tradition, ed. Michael Putnam and Joseph Farrell (Blackwell, 2010) 404-418

Political theory. Oxford Handbook of Roman Studies, ed. Alessandro Barchiesi and Walter Scheidel (Oxford UP, 2010) 713-727

Fear and freedom: a new interpretation of Pliny’s Panegyricus. Ordine e sovversione nel mondo greco e romano, ed. Gianpaolo Urso (Edizioni ETS, 2009) 259-78

Border wars: politics, literature, and the public. Transactions of the American Philological Association 135 (2005) 103-134

Picture Arcadia: Vergil and the politics of representation. Vergilius 47 (2001) 89-116

Asymptotes of pleasure: thoughts on the nature of Roman erotic elegy. Arethusa 33 (2000) 71-98