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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (2): 353.
Published: 01 April 2020
...Caryl Emerson Common Knowledge 26:2 © 2020 by Duke University Press 353 L I T T L E R E V I E W S Ludmilla Petrushevskaya, The Girl from the Metropol Hotel: Growing up in Communist Russia, trans. Anna Summers (New York: Penguin, 2017), 176 pp. By the standards of the time, Petrushevskaya writes...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (2): 361.
Published: 01 April 2020
...Kevin M. F. Platt Li tt le R ev ie w s 3 61Joan Neuberger, This Thing of Darkness: Eisenstein s Ivan the Terrible in Stalin s Russia (Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2019), 404 pp. This is the book about Eisenstein s uncompleted film trilogy Ivan the Terrible that you need on your shelf. But...
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Common Knowledge (2006) 12 (2): 308–309.
Published: 01 April 2006
...Caryl Emerson Lesley Chamberlain, Motherland: A Philosophical History of Russia (London: Atlantic, 2004), 331 pp. © 2006 by Duke University Press 2006 L I T T L E R E V I E W S Hauke Brunkhorst, Solidarity: From Civic...
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Common Knowledge (2002) 8 (3): 482–495.
Published: 01 August 2002
...Caryl Emerson Duke University Press 2002 CK 8.3-06 Emerson 7/14/02 3:12 PM Page 482 LITERARY HUMILITY The Case of Russia under Its Old Regimes Caryl Emerson In his luminous reinaugural plea for...
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Common Knowledge (2003) 9 (1): 165–166.
Published: 01 January 2003
..., and the politics of historically significant corpses in postsocialist Central Europe and Russia is rich in anecdote and fertile for theo- rization: in short, a perfect topic for essayistic inquiry. Verdery puns that her study of dead bodies is...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (2): 387.
Published: 01 April 2013
...Nina Pelikan Straus Cavanagh Clare , Lyric Poetry and Modern Politics: Russia, Poland, and the West ( New Haven, CT : Yale University Press , 2009 ), 344 pp. © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 LITTLE REVIEWS Amy Knight Powell, Depositions: Scenes from the...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (2): 220–236.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Oleg Kharkhordin In the context of a symposium on enmity, this article—the product of extensive research done by a group of colleagues in St. Petersburg—concerns characteristic types of friendship in Russia. The author distinguishes in particular between instrumental political friendship, which...
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Common Knowledge (2009) 15 (3): 512–513.
Published: 01 August 2009
...  –  1951 The Whisperers: Private Life in Stalin’s Russia...
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Common Knowledge (2009) 15 (3): 514.
Published: 01 August 2009
...William M. Chace e. e. cummings, EIMI: A Journey through Soviet Russia , ed. George J. Firmage (New York: Liveright, 2007), 384 pp. Duke University Press 2009 Little Reviews Loren Samons II, What’s Wrong with Democracy...
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Common Knowledge (2009) 15 (3): 506–507.
Published: 01 August 2009
...  –  1951 The Whisperers: Private Life in Stalin’s Russia...
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Common Knowledge (2003) 9 (2): 347.
Published: 01 April 2003
...— tinged as it is in that CK 9.2-12 Little Reviews 3/14/03 10:51 AM Page 347 Laurence Kelly, Diplomacy and Murder in Tehran: Alexander Griboyedov and Imperial Russia’s Mission...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 416–417.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Michael Cook; Jeffrey M. Perl Copyright © 2019 Duke University Press 2019 Hahn Gordon M. , Russia’s Islamic Threat ( New Haven, CT : Yale University Press , 2007 ), 349 pp. ...
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Common Knowledge (2004) 10 (1): 130–150.
Published: 01 January 2004
.... Aleksei N. Tolstoi, Petr I [Peter I](Moscow: EKSMO-Press, 2000), 656 pp. Duke University Press 2004 HISTORY, INERTIA, AND THE UNEXPECTED Recycling Russia’s Despots Kevin M. F. Platt Sergei F. Platonov, Ivan...
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Common Knowledge (2009) 15 (2): 213–214.
Published: 01 April 2009
...Michael Cook Gordon M. Hahn, Russia's Islamic Threat (New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2007), 349 pp. Duke University Press 2009 Little Reviews Aviad Kleinberg, Flesh Made Word: Saints’ Stories and the Western Imagination, trans. Jane Marie Todd...
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Common Knowledge (2008) 14 (3): 374–379.
Published: 01 August 2008
... a “Yellow Notebook” of his work (in the genre of his so-called Blue and Brown Books)—a notebook that, it is claimed, Wittgenstein gave to Tatiana and was subsequently lost. Attempts have been made to find it in Russia and all have failed. Biographical and historical context is provided in an...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 378–383.
Published: 01 April 2019
... old authoritarian impulses are returning to East-Central Europe as well as to Russia. Copyright © 2009 Duke University Press 2009 East-Central Europe 1989 post-communism dissidents authoritarianism ...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (3): 399–410.
Published: 01 August 2013
... a memorial to him. The conversation highlights Frank's representation of Dostoevsky as a critic and a satirist of the nihilist intelligentsia of nineteenth-century Russia — a portrayal that runs counter to the understanding and use of his writings and his characters by Marxists, Nietzscheans...
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Common Knowledge (2009) 15 (3): 319–323.
Published: 01 August 2009
... are returning to East-Central Europe as well as Russia. Duke University Press 2009 COLUMNS “THE PERIOD AFTER 1989” Václav Havel and Adam Michnik Translated by Clare Cavanagh Václav Havel, about to become...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (2): 275–282.
Published: 01 April 2013
...” German Orientalists who concocted a Turco-German “jihad” against the Entente Powers in World War I — accompanied by a simultaneous plan to unleash Zionism to destroy tsarist Russia — may not have been scholars of the highest caliber, which helps explain how they could tolerate a fuzzy phrase like “the...
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Common Knowledge (2002) 8 (3): 496–515.
Published: 01 August 2002
... For many observers in Europe and the United States, the collapse of Soviet com- munism signified the end of a pernicious delusion: that Russia was a unique cul- tural entity, destined to forge its own distinctive path through history. In a book...