Wole Soyinka

Tragic Classicism (Bloomsbury, forthcoming 2024).

Dionysus after Nietzsche

The Birth of Tragedy in twentieth-century literature and thought (Cambridge University Press, 2020).

Classicisms in the Black Atlantic

Co-edited with I. Moyer and H. Morse. (Oxford University Press, 2020).
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The Tower of the Past in Polybius, Bede, and Fanon.

American Journal of Philology 143.4 (2023), pp. 597–630.

Alcibiades in Love: Nietzsche, Plato, and the philosophy of Modernity.

Classical Receptions Journal 9.4 (2017), pp. 447–69.

Aryan, German, or Greek? Nietzsche’s Prometheus between antiquity and modernity.

Classical Receptions Journal 5.1 (2013), pp. 38–62.
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Myth, History and Revolution in the Nineteenth-Century Reception of the Oresteia.

In A Companion to Aeschylus, eds. P. Burian and J. Bromberg, pp. 467–78 (Wiley Blackwell, 2023).

The View from the Archive: Performances of Ancient Tragedy at the National Theatre, 1963-1973.

In Adapting Greek Tragedy: Contemporary Contexts for Ancient Texts, eds. V. Liapis and A. Sidiropoulou, pp. 182–206 (Cambridge, 2021).

The Tragedy of Aimé Césaire

In Classicisms in the Black Atlantic, eds. I. Moyer, A. Lecznar and H. Morse, pp. 197–222 (Oxford, 2020).

Aristophanes, philosopher: The comedy of truth in Nietzsche and Freud.

In Aristophanic Humour: Theory and Practice, eds. E. Hall and P. Swallow, pp. 183–92 (Bloomsbury, 2020).

Life of Pi and Homer's Odyssey: Suffering, Survival, and Storytelling.

In Critical Insights: Life of Pi by Yann Martell, eds. A. T. Bogár and R. S. Szigethy, pp. 215–29 (Salem Press, 2020).

The Night of the Statues: classicism and revolution in Alejo Carpentier’s The Kingdom of this World.

In Classicising Crisis: the modern age of revolution and the Greco-Roman repertoire, eds. B. Goff and M. Simpson, pp. 72–89 (Routledge, 2020).

Parmenides at his Typewriter: Nietzsche, Heidegger and the media of philosophy.

In Classics and Media Theory, ed. P. Michelakis, pp. 263–90, (Oxford, 2020).

Hesiod in the 18th and 19th century.

In The Oxford Handbook of Hesiod, eds. A. Loney and S. Scully, pp. 445–60 (Oxford, 2018).

Shut Your Eyes And See: Digesting the past with Nietzsche and Joyce.

In Deep Classics: Rethinking Classical Reception, ed. S. Butler, pp. 127–43 (Bloomsbury, 2016).

Selected reviews

Paul Allen Miller, Diotima at the Barricades.

French Feminists Read Plato, Oxford 2015. Classics for All, 16th July 2020.

Paul Woodruff (ed.), The Oedipus Plays of Sophocles.

Philosophical Perspectives, Oxford 2018. Bryn Mawr Classical Review (electronic version) 2019.11.41.

Mark Payne, The Animal Part: Human & Other Animals in the Poetic Imagination.

Chicago and London, 2010. Classics for All, 10th May 2016.

Lucas Murrey, Nietzsche. The Meaning of Earth. Bethlehem, Lanham, 2015.

Classical Review 66.2 (2016), pp. 567-7.

David Adams, Colonial Odysseys: Empire and Epic in the Modernist Novel, Ithaca 2000, and Justine McConnell, Black Odysseys.

The Homeric Odyssey in the African Diaspora since 1939, Oxford 2013. The Cambridge Journal of Postcolonial Literary Inquiry 2.2 (2015), pp. 303-5.

Paul Raimond Daniels, Nietzsche and The Birth of Tragedy, Durham 2013.

Classical Review 65.1 (2015), pp. 288-9.

Almut-Barbara Renger, Oedipus and the Sphinx: The Threshold Myth from Sophocles through Freud to Cocteau, Chicago and London 2013.

Bryn Mawr Classical Review (electronic version) 2014.05.39.

Daniel Orrells, Tessa Roynon and Gurminder K. Bhambra (eds.), African Athena: New Agendas, Oxford 2011.

Bryn Mawr Classical Review (electronic version) 2012.06.40.