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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (1): 51–64.
Published: 01 January 2013
... Symposium: Fuzzy Studies, Part 4 FUZZINESS AND PERCEPTIONS OF LANGUAGE IN THE MIDDLE AGES Part 2: Collective Fuzziness: Three Treaties and a Funeral Ardis Butterfield The blurry boundaries between languages in the Middle Ages were of acute political as well as linguistic and cultural...
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Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (2): 290.
Published: 01 April 2010
...Stuart Clark Robert Bartlett, The Natural and the Supernatural in the Middle Ages (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2008), 170 pp. Duke University Press 2010 LITTLE REVIEWS Brigitte Le Juez, Beckett before Beckett...
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Common Knowledge (2006) 12 (3): 517–518.
Published: 01 August 2006
...Caroline Walker Bynum Barbara Newman, God and the Goddesses: Vision, Poetry, and Belief in the Middle Ages (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2003), 432 pp. Duke University Press 2006 L I T T L E R E V I E W S Robert Mills, Suspended Animation...
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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (3): 440.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Caroline Walker Bynum Copyright © 2018 by Duke University Press 2018 Dzon Mary , The Quest for the Christ Child in the Later Middle Ages ( Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press , 2017 ), 408 pp. ...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 412–413.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Stuart Clark; Jeffrey M. Perl Bartlett Robert , The Natural and the Supernatural in the Middle Ages ( Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2008 ), 170 pp. Copyright © 2019 Duke University Press 2019 ...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (3): 385–406.
Published: 01 August 2020
... Christian’s attitudes during the Middle Ages. The analysis considers what qualifies as an expression of love for Muslims, the distinction between positive regard for Islam and positive regard for Muslims, and whether Islamophilia essentializes Muslims in the same way that Islamophobia does. The author argues...
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Common Knowledge (2021) 27 (1): 114–115.
Published: 01 January 2021
...Jeffrey F. Hamburger Keene Bryan C. , ed., Toward a Global Middle Ages: Encountering the World through Illuminated Manuscripts ( Los Angeles : J. Paul Getty Museum , 2019 ), 296 pp. Copyright © 2021 Duke University Press 2021 C O M M O N K N O W L E D G E 11 4 Bryan C. Keene, ed...
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Common Knowledge (2021) 27 (1): 117–118.
Published: 01 January 2021
...Ardis Butterfield Chaganti Seeta , Strange Footing: Poetic Form and Dance in the Later Middle Ages ( Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 2018 ), 304 pp. Copyright © 2021 Duke University Press 2021 Li tt le R ev ie w s 11 7Peter Mack, Reading Old Books: Writing...
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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (1): 113–114.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Sari Nusseibeh Tyerman Christopher , How to Plan a Crusade: Reason and Religious War in the High Middle Ages . ( London : Allen Lane , 2015 ), 400 pp. © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (1): 140.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Ardis Butterfield Johnson Eleanor , Practicing Literary Theory in the Middle Ages: Ethics and the Mixed Form in Chaucer, Gower, Usk, and Hoccleve . ( Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 2013 ), 264 pp. © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (1): 196.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Ruth Morse Laurie A. Finke and Martin B. Shichtman, Cinematic Illuminations: The Middle Ages on Film (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2010), 445 pp. Duke University Press 2011 LITTLE REVIEWS Steve Pincus, 1688: The First Modern Revolution (New...
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Common Knowledge (2012) 18 (2): 255–266.
Published: 01 April 2012
...Ardis Butterfield Vernacular language use in England throughout the later Middle Ages was a complex negotiation between English and French; that is, between the languages of English and French and the political identities of two peoples engaged in a long war. Clifford Geertz's famous analysis...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (3): 446–473.
Published: 01 August 2013
... gives us a fresh way of approaching primary questions about poetry and the literary. © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 Symposium: Fuzzy Studies, Part 6 FUZZINESS AND PERCEPTIONS OF LANGUAGE IN THE MIDDLE AGES Part 3: Translating Fuzziness: Countertexts...
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Common Knowledge (2024) 30 (1): 23–39.
Published: 01 January 2024
... Christian Middle Ages. Bynum's claim has been that medieval asceticism is best understood not as an upshot of dualism — of the soul and body understood as in opposition — but as “an effort to plumb and realize all the possibilities of the flesh.” Drawing on underused religious sources, analyzing...
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Common Knowledge (2008) 14 (1): 34–44.
Published: 01 January 2008
... in paradigm, whereas a scientist who resists will effectively disappear. Thus, the Morte Darthur set the terms for modern literature in English by holding fast to those of the Middle Ages. This essay argues that Malory was “modern” in that the Morte Darthur would not have been written except for the events...
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Common Knowledge (2012) 18 (1): 174–179.
Published: 01 January 2012
... of the “copy,” first published in the Journal of the Warburg and Courtauld Institutes for 1942. It was this Warburgian model that launched the author's publications on the architectural symbolism of the Middle Ages. He writes that ending his journey as one of the editors of the Warburg and Courtauld Journal...
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Common Knowledge (2009) 15 (1): 23–38.
Published: 01 January 2009
... simply left everything to God. This was a mode of spirituality but also a challenge to the Church and the need for its sacraments. Ecclesiastical authorities of various colors, both protestant and Roman Catholic, found this unacceptable in its earlier manifestations in the later Middle Ages and again...
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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (1): 26–34.
Published: 01 January 2018
...Jeffrey M. Perl In his introduction to the third installment of the Common Knowledge symposium on xenophilia, the journal’s editor responds to a review, by the historian Peter Brown, of a Metropolitan Museum exhibit on Jerusalem in the high Middle Ages. Brown’s argument is that Muslims, Christians...
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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (2): 291–311.
Published: 01 April 2018
... in Western Europe seemed to graduate students to represent a kind of “other.” Recently the European Middle Ages has come to seem familiar, and medievalists, still in search of the unfamiliar, have reached beyond the borders of Western Europe and the type of documents traditionally studied to research new...
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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (3): 356–365.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Jeffrey F. Hamburger In this contribution to the second installment of the Common Knowledge symposium “In the Humanities Classroom,” a Harvard University graduate seminar on diagrams in the Middle Ages is described in detail. The course brought together a group of students as diverse as the various...