Language and Historical Representation: Getting the Story Crooked, (University of Wisconsin Press; 1989).


A New Philosophy of History, co-editor with F.R. Ankersmit, and contributor of introductory essay. (Reaktion Press, London, and University of Chicago Press, Chicago; 1995.)

Articles, Chapters, Interviews:

"Peri hypsos" and “Plutarch” in Classical Rhetorics and Rhetoricians,  ed. Michael Moran  and Michelle Ballif,  Prager; Westport, CT & London, 2005.

"'However Imperceptibly': From the Historical to the Sublime," PMLA 118:3 (2003)

"'See Also Literary Criticism': Social Science Between Fact and Figures."  In  Blackwells Guide to the Philosophy of the Social Sciences, ed. P. Roth and S. Turner (Blackwells, 2003).

"The Unthinkable But Indispensable Unity of the Sense of History," in Italian in Discipline Filosofiche (2000).

"Supposing Barthes's Voice" (electronic essay – in PRE/TEXT Electra(Lite), 3:1 (1999)


"Postmodern History and Tocqueville's God," in Festschrift for Jerzy Topolski, Poznan, Poland, 1999.

"Roland Barthes", in Twentieth-Century Rhetorics and Rhetoricians:  Critical Studies and Sources, pp. 23-31, ed. Michael Moran and Michelle Ballif, Greenwood Press; Westport, CT & London, 2000.

"Hans Kellner," in Encounters: Philosophy of History After Postmodernism,   ed. Ewa Domanska (Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1998).

"Our Age of Late Antiquity" (electronic essay in ENCULTURATIONS: A JOURNAL OF RHETORIC, WRITING, AND CULTURE, 1:2 (1997)


"Language and historical representation," reprinted in The Postmodern History Reader, ed. by Keith Jenkins, (Routledge; London and New York, 1997).

"'Never Again is Now,'" reprinted in The Postmodern History Reader, ed. by  Keith Jenkins, (Routledge; London and New York, 1997).

"Etyczny moment w teorii historii: przedstawiajac doswiadczenie poznania,"

in Historia: o jeden swiat za daleko?, ed. E. Domanska, Instytut Historii; Poznan, 1997.

"Ben_Franklin@Kite" [1996] (electronic essay,



"Narativnost v zgodovini: poststrukturalizem in po njem," in Filozofski Vestnik/Acta Philosophica XVI, 1/1995. 21-52. [Slovenian translation of "Narrativity in History: Poststructuralism and Since"]

"Introduction: Describing Redescriptions," in Frank Ankersmit and Hans Kellner, A New Philosophy of History[Reaktion Press, London, and University of Chicago Press, Chicago; 1995.]

"Wie leest de wereld als tekst?" in fiet et fictie, 79-94.  [Dutch translation of "Who Is Reading the

World as Text?"]

"'Never Again is Now,'" in History and Theory. 33:2 (1994), 127-144.


"Who Is Reading the World as Text?" in Centennial Review. 38:1 (1994), 33-48.

"Twenty Years After: A Note on Metahistories and Their Horizons," in Storia della storiografia,

24 (1993), 109-117.

"Interview: Hayden White," (and Hans Kellner) Diacritics, 24:1 (spr. 94), 91-100.                     

"After the Fall: October Reflections on the Histories of Rhetoric,"  in Writing Histories

of Rhetoric, ed. Victor Vitanza. Southern Illinois; Carbondale, 1994.

"Hayden White," in the Johns Hopkins Guide to Literary Theory and Criticism, Edited by

Michael Groden and Martin Kreiswirth. Johns Hopkins University Press; Baltimore and London,



"As Real as it Gets: Ricoeur and Historical Narrativity," in Meanings in Texts and Actions: Questioning Paul Ricoeur, ed. David E. Klemm & William Schweiker.  University of Virginia Press; Charlottesville & London,­         1993.

"'Het geluid van brekend glas': Interview met Hans Kellner," in Groniek: Historisch Tydschrift,

122 (1993), in Dutch.                  

"Afterword: Reading Rhetorical Redescriptions," in Rethinking the History of Rhetoric, ed.

Takis Poulakos. Westwood; Boulder, 1993. 241-256.

"Naming-Day in Nürnberg: Issues of Identity in Wagner's Die Meistersinger," in The Romantic

Tradition, ed. G. Chapple & H. Schulte. University Press of America; Lanham, MD., 1992.

"Naive and sentimental realism: from advent to event," Storia della storiografia, 22 (1992). 117-123.

"Beautifying the Nightmare: The Aesthetics of Postmodern History,"  Groniek: Historisch Tydschrift. Tekst & Context, 116. 1992.

"Hayden White and the Kantian Discourse: Freedom, Narrative, History," in The Philosophy of

Discourse, ed. C. Sills and G. Jensen, Boynton/Cook; Portsmouth, NH, 1992.

"Beautifying the Nightmare: The Aesthetics of Postmodern History,"  Strategies: A Journal of Theory, Culture, and Politics, (1991).

"As Real as it Gets: Ricoeur and Historical Narrativity," in Philosophy Today 34:3 (1990).

"The Deepest Respect for Reality: Rhetoric and History,"  in Groniek [the historical review of the

University of Groningen, the Netherlands] (1988).

"Narrativity and History: Post-Structuralism and Since," in History and Theory, Beiheft 26, 1987,


"'To make truth laugh...': Eco's The Name of the Rose," in Naming the Rose: Essays on Eco's

'The Name of the Rose', ed. Thomas Inge. Univ. of Mississippi Press (1987).

"Re-Traumatizing the Revolution: A Comment," in The Proceedings of the Fourteenth Consortium on Revolutionary Europe, Athens, Ga., 1986.

"Figures in the Rumpelkammer: Goethe, Faust, Spengler," in Journal of European Studies,         

xiii (1983), 142-167.

"The Issue in the Bulrushes: A Reply to Wallace Martin,"  in Diacritics, Summer, 1982.  [A response to an article by Prof. Wallace Martin discussing my work. Martin's article, "Floating an Issue of Tropes," appeared in the spring, 1982, issue of Diacritics.]

"Triangular Anxieties: The Present of European Intellectual History," in Modern European

Intellectual History: Reappraisals and New Perspectives, ed. S. Kaplan and D. LaCapra,

Cornell University Press, 1982.


"The Inflatable Trope as Narrative Theory: Structure or Allegory?", in Diacritics, Spring, 1981, 14-28.

"A Bedrock of Order: Hayden White's Linguistic Humanism," in History and Theory, Beiheft 19 (1980), 


"Disorderly Conduct: Braudel's Mediterranean Satire," in History and Theory, XVIII, 2 (1979) 197-222.

"Devils and Angels: A Study of the Demonic in Three Twentieth-Century Operas," in Music and Man: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Studies on Music, II, 3/4 (1978), 255-278.

"Le Langage et la structure de l'histoire," in Bulletin II: Societe des Professeurs Francais en Amerique, (1977), 51-60.

"Guizot and the Poets," in Journal of European Studies, vii 1977), 171-188.

"Linda Orr, Jules Michelet: Nature, History, and Language," (Review Essay), in History and

Theory, XVI, 2 (1977), 217-229.

"Time Out: The Discontinuity of Historical Consciousness," in History and Theory, XIV, 3 (1975), 275-296.


 David Carr, Thomas R. Flynn,  and Rudolf A. Makkreel. The Ethics of History.

Evanston: Northwestern University Press, 2004. xvi + 263 pages. Clio, forthcoming.

Jörn Rüsen, ed. Western Historical Thinking: An Intercultural Debate, Berghahn Books, 2002.  Clio, 2004

Bernhard Siegert, Relays: Literature as an Epoch of the Postal System, translated by Kevin Repp.  Stanford University Press; Stanford, California, 1999. (forthcoming in 19th Century Contexts 27:3)

Eduardo Cadava, Words of Light: Theses on the Photography of History, Princeton University Press; Princeton, 1997. [xxx, 173].  In Rethinking History.

Harvey Mitchell, Individual Choice and the Structures of History, Cambridge University Press; Cambridge and New York, 1996.  In The Journal of Modern History.

Ralf Konersmann, Der Schleier des Timanthes: Perspectiven der historischen Semantik, in American Historical Review, 100:5 (Dec. 1995), 1519-1520.

Jacques Le Goff, History and Memory, translated by Steven Rendall and Elizabeth Claman.  Featured Review. The American Historical Review, 98-3 (1993), 819-820.

Richard Harvey Brown, Society as Text: Essays on Rhetoric, Reason and Reality in New Vico Studies, 1991.

Frank Lentricchia, Ariel and the Police: Michel Foucault,W illiam James, Wallace Stevens in Style


Philippa Levine, The Amateur and the Professional: Antiquarians, Historians and Archaeologists in

Victorian England -- 1838-1886 in Victorian Studies (1988).  

Mario J. Valdès and Owen Miller, eds., The Identity of the) Literary Text, in MLN: Comparative Literature (1987).

Norman N. Holland, The "I", in MLN: Comparative Literature (1987).

Stephen Bann, The Clothing of Clio: A Study of the Representation of History in Nineteenth-Century Britain and France, in The Journal of Modern History (1986).

Dominick LaCapra, History and Criticism in MLN: Comparative Literature (1985).

Paul Ricoeur, Time and Narrative, v. i, and Temps et récit, v. II, in MLN: Comparative Literature


Giorgio Tagliacozzo, ed. Vico and Marx: Affinities and Contrasts in The Journal of Modern History


Eric Gould, ed. The Sin of the Book: Edmond Jabès in Choice (1985).

Hazard Adams, The  Philosophy of the Literary Symbolic in MLN: Comparative Literature (1984).

Dominick LaCapra, Rethinking Intellectual History: Texts, Contexts, Language in American Historical Review (1984).

Ross Evans Paulson, Language, Science, and Action: Korzybski's General Semantics -- A Study in Comparative Intellectual History in American Historical Review.

Page DuBois, History, Rhetorical Description, and the Epic: From Homer to Spenser in MLN: Comparative Literature (1983).


Henry Sussman, The Hegelian Aftermath: Readings in Hegel, Kierkegaard, Freud, Proust, and Henry James in MLN: Comparative Literature (1982).

Eugene Webb, Eric Voegelin: Philosopher of History in The Journal of Modern History (1982).

J.H. Hexter, Reappraisals in History and Doing History in Queen's Quarterly (1980).

Felix Gilbert, History: Choice and Commitment, in Pacific Historical Review (1979).


Essays by Marcel Prélot and Georges Dupeux in J. Friguglietti and E. Kennedy, The Shaping of Modern France: Writings on French History Since 1715 (New York, 1969).