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Quotational Practices: Repeating the Future in Contemporary Art. University of Minnesota Press, 2014



Untimely Beggar: Poverty and Power from Baudelaire to Benjamin. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2008



Edited books and special issue:


Patrick Greaney and Sabine Zelger, ed., An Austrian Avant-Garde. Los Angeles: Les Figues Press, 2020. Translated by Patrick Greaney. With additional translations by Ana Jelnikar and Stephen Watts.


Guido Ignatti: Setup. Denver: MCA Denver, 2016. With essays by Andrea Giunta and Patrick Greaney and a foreword by Adam Lerner.


Conceptualism and Other Fictions: The Collected Writings of Eduardo Costa, 1965-2015. Los Angeles: Les Figues Press, 2016.


Heimrad Bäcker: Landscape M. Museum of Contemporary Art Denver, 2013. With essays by Patrick Greaney, Martin Hochleitner, and Adam Lerner.


A special issue on Heimrad Bäcker. Modern Austrian Literature 41.4 (December 2008). Coeditors: Thomas Eder and Vincent Kling


Articles and book chapters:


"Rescuing the Past: Repetition and Reenactment in Jeremy Deller, Andrea Geyer, and Sharon Hayes."  Postscript: Writing After Conceptual Art. Andrea Andersson, ed. University of Toronto Press, 2017.


"Foucault und die Avant-Garde: Von der Überschreitung zur Gouvernementalität." Extreme Erfahrungen: Grenzen des Lebens und der Darstellung. Christopher Laferl and Anja Tippner, eds. Berlin: Kulturverlag Kadmos, 2016.


"The Universal History of Appropriation." Foreword to the English edition of Michalis Pichler, The Ego and Its Own. Brooklyn: Ugly Duckling Presse, 2015. Reprinted in Annette Gilbert and Clemens Krümmel, eds., Michalis Pichler. New York and Leipzig: Printed Matter and Spector Books, 2015.


"Essentially the Same: Eduardo Costa's Minimal Differences and Latin American Conceptualism." Art History 37.4 (September 2014): 648-665.


"On the Chaos in Chandos: Hofmannsthal on Modernity's Threshold." MLN 129.3 (2014): 563-573.


"Heimrad Bäcker: Die Parataxe und das Projekt." Künstlerinszenierungen: Performatives Selbst und biographische Narration im 20. und 21. Jahrhundert.  Christopher Laferl and Anja Tippner, eds. Bielefeld: transcript, 2014.


"Last Words: Expression and Quotation in the Works of Luis Camnitzer." The Germanic Review 89.1 (January 2014): 94-120.


"Use Them All." Afterword to Robert Fitterman and Vanessa Place, Covertext: Anmerkungen zu Konzeptualismen, trans. Swantje Lichtenstein. Berlin: Merve, 2013.


 Next to Nothing: Poetic Information in Robert Fitterman and Vilém Flusser.” ELN 50.1 (Summer 2012)


Insinuation: Détournement and Gendered Repetition.” South Atlantic Quarterly 110:1 (2011)


Hermann Nitsch’s Disciplined Excess.” Bloodlines: Hermann Nitsch’s Paintings. Nora Burnett Abrams, ed. Denver: MCA Denver, 2011


Aestheticization and the Shoah: Heimrad Bäcker’s nachschrift.” New German Critique 37.1 (2010). Partial German translation: "Der unvollständige Text: Die Ästhetisierung in Heimrad Bäckers nachschrift" in Thomas Eder, ed. Erfundene Erinnerung (Linz: Stifterhaus, 2013), 73-79.


Urs Allemann’s Beginnings.” MLN 123.5 (2008)


Estranging Memory in Ilse Aichinger.” German Quarterly 80.1 (2007)


“Montage and Identity in Brecht and Fassbinder.” Visual Culture in Twentieth-Century Germany: Text as Spectacle. Gail Finney, ed. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2006


“Ungarettis Armutsengel” (“Ungaretti’s Angel of Poverty”). Eine vorrangige Option für die Armen im 21. Jahrhundert? Ed. Magdalena Holztrattner. Innsbruck: Tyrolia, 2005


The Richest Poverty: The Encounter between Zarathustra and Truth in the Dionysos-Dithyramben.” Nietzsche-Studien 30 (2001)


Language and Form: Hölderlin’s Errancy.” MLN 113.3 (1998)