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Fragment of a marble Sarcophagus
ca. 230-240 ACE
Duke Museum of Art


  1. Davis, G. Parthenope: The interplay of ideas in Vergilian Bucolic.  1-191.
  2. Davis, G. Virgil's eclogues.  1-91.  [abs]
  3. Davis, G. A Companion to Horace.  WILEY-BLACKWELL, . [doi]  [abs]
  4. Davis, G. Aimé Césaire.  Cambridge University Press, . (Cambridge)
  5. Davis, G. Polyhymnia: The Rhetoric of Horatian Lyric Discourse.  University of California Press, . (Berkeley/Los Angeles/ Oxford)
  6. Davis, G. Non-Vicious Circle: Twenty Poems of Aimé Césaire.  Stanford University Press, . (Stanford, Ca.)
  7. Davis, G. The Death of Procris "Amor" and the Hunt in Ovid's Metamorphoses.  Edizioni dell’ Ateneo,  164 pages. (Rome, Italy)
  8. Davis, G; Davis, M. Antigua Black: Portrait of an Island People.  Scrimshaw Press, . (San Francisco)


  1. Davis, G. "Journal of a Homecoming." Cahier d'un retour au pays natal by Aimé Césaire  Duke University Press . (translated by Davis, G)  [abs]
  2. Davis, G. "Aimé Césaire." Dictionary of Caribbean and Afro-Latin American Biography   .
  3. Davis, G. "The dual function of the umbra-motif in Vergil’s Bucolics." Vergilian Studies dedicated to the memory of Mario Geymonat. Edited by Günther, HC.  vol. 10 Traugott Bautz Verlag  89-101.
  4. Davis, G. "Locus of performance and lyric argument in Horace C.3.28." Actes du colloque de Lyon "La poésie lyrique dans la cité antique  École Normale de Lyon  275-284. (translated by Davis, G)  [abs]
  5. Davis, G. "Defining a Lyric Ethos: Archilochus lyricus and Horatian melos." A Companion to Horace  WILEY-BLACKWELL  105-127. [doi]
  6. Davis, G. "Derek Walcott." Oxford Encyclopedia of African Thought. Edited by Irele, A; Jeyifo, B.   .
  7. Davis, G. "Aimé Césaire." Oxford Encyclopedia of African Thought. Edited by Irele, A; Jeyifo, B.  Oxford University Press .
  8. Davis, G. "Archilochus lyricus and Horatian melos." A Companion to Horace. Edited by Davis, G.  WILEY-BLACKWELL  105-127.
  9. Davis, G. "Wine and the Symposium." The Cambridge Companion to Horace. Edited by Harrison, S.  Cambridge University Press  207-220. [doi]  [abs]
  10. Davis, G. "’Homecomings without Home’: representations of (post)colonial nostos (homecoming) in the lyric of Aimé Césaire and Derek Walcott’." Homer in the Twentieth Century: between World Literature and the Western Canon. Edited by Greenwood, E; Graziosi, B.  Oxford University Press .
  11. Davis, G. "Reframing the Homeric: images of the Odyssey in the art of Derek Walcott and Romare Bearden." Oxford Companion to Classical Receptions. Edited by Hardwick, L; Stray, C.  Oxford University Press  401-414.
  12. Davis, G. "From Lyric to Elegy: the Inscription of the Elegiac Subject in Heroides 15 (Sappho to Phaon)." Defining Genre and Gender in Latin Literature: Essays Presented to William S. Anderson on His Seventy-Fifth Birthday. Edited by Batsone, WW; Tissol, G.  vol. 15 Peter Lang Publishing  175-191.
  13. Davis, G. "Consolation in the Bucolic mode: The Epicurean cadence of Vergil’s First Eclogue." Vergil. Philodemus, and the Augustans. Edited by Armstrong, D; Fish, J; Johnston, P; Skinner, M.  University of Texas Press, Austin, Texas  63-74.
  14. Davis, G. "Translation of "Do not have Pity," "Sun Serpent," "Day and Night," by Aimé Césaire." The Norton Anthology: World Masterpieces  vol. 2   1718-1719.
  15. Davis, G. "Carmina/Iambi: the literary-generic dimension of Horace's Integer vitae (C.1, 22)." Why Horace: A Collection of Interpretations. Edited by Anderson, WS.  Bolchazy- Carducci  51-62.
  16. Davis, G. "Beyond Disciplinary Hierarchies in Higher Education." Bruce A. Kimball: The Condition of American Liberal Education: Pragmatism and a Changing Tradition. Edited by Orrill, R.  College Entrance Examination Board, New York .
  17. Davis, G. "Between Cultures: toward a redefinition of Liberal Education." African Studies and the Undergraduate Curriculum. Edited by Alden, P; Lloyd, D; Samatar, A.  Lynne Reicher Publishers  19-34.
  18. Davis, G. "Desire and the Hunt in Ovid’s Metamorphoses." The Burnett Lectures: A Quarter Century. Edited by Genovese, EN.    142-170. (San Diego, Ca.)
  19. Davis, G. "Lyric worlds: Old and New under the sun." Arts and Sciences Newsletter  vol. 12 no. 1, Cornell University .
  20. Davis, G. "Translation of "Statue of Lafcadio Hearn"." Soleil éclaté: Melanges offerts à Aimé Césaire à l’occasion de son soixante-dixiéme anniversaire par une équipe internationale d’artistes et de chercheurs. Edited by Leiner, J.  Gunter Narr Verlag, Tübingen .
  21. Davis, G. "The mind at the end of the palm." The Stanford Magazine    46-51.

Papers Published

  1. "Euphrosyne." Beiträge Zur Altertumskunde. Edited by Davis, G; Burian, P; Clay, JS.  vol. 370 de Gruyter .
  2. Crichlow, MA; Davis, G. "Introduction." South Atlantic Quarterly  vol. 115 no. 3, Duke University Press  437-440. [doi]
  3. Davis, G. "Forging a caribbean literary style: Vulgar eloquence and the language of césaire's cahier d'un retour au pays natal." South Atlantic Quarterly  vol. 115 no. 3, Duke University Press  457-467. [doi]
  4. Davis, G. "A flag of one’s own? Aimé Césaire between poetry and politics."   Oxford University Press . [available here]  [abs]
  5. Davis, G. "A, virgo infelix, quae te dementia cepit?: The Epicurean Critique of amor insanus." Vergilius  vol. 57   35-54.
  6. Davis, G. "Negritude-as-performance: the interplay of efficacious and inefficaciuos speech acts in Cahier d'un retour au pays natal." Research in African Literatures  vol. 41 no. 1, Indiana University Press  142-154. [doi]  [abs]
  7. Davis, G. "Jane Austen’s Mansfield Park: the Antigua Collection."    . [papersdavishtml]
  8. Davis, G. "Ait Phaselus: The Caricature of Stylistic Inelegance in Catullus 4"." "Materiali E Discussioni Per L'Analysi Dei Testi Classici."  vol. 48   111-143.
  9. Davis, G. "Ut pictura poesis: A Testament." Agenda  vol. 39 no. 1-3,   198-199.  [abs]
  10. Davis, G. "'Pastoral sites': aspects of bucolic transformation in Derek Walcott's Omeros.." Classical World  vol. 93.1 no. 1, JSTOR  43-49. [doi]
  11. Davis, G. "L'intertextualite comme strategie dans un programme postcolonial: 'Ferrements' d'Aime Cesaire.." Europe  vol. 832-3   109-118.
  12. Davis, G. "'With no Homeric Shadow': The Disavowal of Epic in Derek Walcott's Omeros.." South Atlantic Quarterly  vol. 96.2 no. 2,   321-333.
  13. Davis, G. "The poetics of Derek Walcott: Intertextual perspectives." South Atlantic Quarterly. Edited by Davis, G.  vol. 96 no. 2,   227-228.
  14. Davis, G. "The figure of Anacreon in Horatian lyric." Hellas  vol. 7 no. 2,   63-74. (Special issue in honor of Wesley Trimpi)  [abs]
  15. Davis, G. "Cupid at the Ivory Gates: Ausonius as a reader of Vergil." Colby Quarterly  vol. 30.3   162-170. (Studies in Roman Epic)
  16. Kennedy, D; Perky, J; Lougee, C; McCall, M; Robinson, P; Gibb, J; Bush, CN; Brown, J; Dekker, G; King, B; Chace, W; Camargo, C; Evans, JM; Rebholz, R; Degler, C; Gelpi, B; Rosaldo, R; Mahrt, W; Rayden, H; Lindenberger, H; Gelpi, A; Davis, G; Middlebrook, D; Phillips, D; Papasotiriou, H; Evans, M; Chace, B; Harvey, V; Sneehan, J; Riggs, D. "The discussion about proposals to change the Western Culture program at Stanford University." Minerva  vol. 27 no. 2-3,   223-411. [doi]
  17. Davis, G. "Ingenii cumba?: literary aporia and the rhetoric of Horace's O navis referent (C.1.14)." Rheinisches Museum Für Philologie  vol. 132   331-345.
  18. Davis, G. "Quis...digne scripserit?: The topos of alter Homerus in Horace C.1.6." Phoenix  vol. 41.3   292-295.
  19. Davis, G. "Carmina/Iambi: the literary-generic dimension of Horace's Integer vitae (C.1, 22)." Quaderni Urbinati Di Cultura Classica: Atti Di Convegni  vol. 27 no. 3,   67-78.
  20. Davis, G. "Silence and Decorum: Encomiastic Convention and the Epilogue of Horace Carm 3.2." Classical Antiquity  vol. 2.1 no. 1, JSTOR  9-26. (Studies in Classical Lyric : A Homage to Elroy Bundy) [doi]
  21. Davis, G. "The Disavowal of the Grand (Recusatio) in two poems by Wallace Stevens." Pacific Coast Philology  vol. 17 no. 1-2,   92-102.
  22. Davis, G. "The Problem of Closure in a carmen perpetuum: Aspects of Thematic Recapitulation in Ovid Metamorphoses 15." Grazer Beiträge  vol. 9   123-132.
  23. Davis, G. "Ovid Metamorphoses 3.442ff. and the Prologue to Menander's Misoumenos." Phoenix  vol. 32   339-342.
  24. Davis, G. "Towards a ‘Non-Vicious Circle’: The Lyric of Aimé Césaire in English." Stanford French Review  vol. 1.1   135-146.
  25. Davis, G. "The Persona of Licymnia: a Revaluation of Horace Carm. 2.12." Philologus  vol. 1.119 no. 1-2, WALTER DE GRUYTER GMBH  70-83. [doi]
  26. Davis, G. "Ad Sidera Notus: The Rhetoric of Lament and Consolation in Fortunatus' De Gelesuintha." Agon  vol. 1.1   118-134.

Book & Monograph Reviews

  1. Davis, G, Afro-Greeks: Dialogues between Anglophone Caribbean Literature and Classics in the Twentieth Century by Emily Greenwood (Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2010). New West Indian Guide/Neue West Indische Gids 48 1 & 2  179-181.
  2. Davis, G, Horace’s Narrative Odes by Michèle Lowrie (Oxford 1997). Classical Review ns. 49 1  50-52. [doi]
  3. Davis, G, Epic of the Dispossessed: Derek Walcott’s Omeros by Robert D. Hammer (Columbia 1997). South Central Review 15 2  59-61.
  4. Davis, G, Derek Walcott’s Poetry: American Mimicry by Rei Terada (Boston 1992). American Literature 69 1  241-241.
  5. Davis, G, On Césaire, review-essay on Aimé Césaire: le nègre inconsolé by Roger Toumson and Simonne Henry-Valmore (Paris/Fort-de-France 1993); Aimé Césaire: une traversée paradoxale du siècle by Raphael Confiant (Paris 1993); Cahier d’un retour au pays natal ed. Abiola Irele. Research in African Literatures 26 2  173-184.
  6. Davis, G, From a Sabine Jar by L. Edmunds (Chapel Hill 1992). Classical Journal 88 2  203-206.
  7. Davis, G, Redeeming the Text: Latin Poetry and the Hermeneutics of Reception by Charles Martindale (Cambridge 1993). New England Classical Newsletter and Journal 20 4  86-87.
  8. Davis, G, Metaformations by F. Ahl (Ithaca 1985). Classical Philology 83 3  260-262.
  9. Davis, G, The Art of the Aeneid by W.S. Anderson. Comparative Literature 24 1  93-94.