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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (2): 411–422.
Published: 01 April 2011
...Colin Richmond The author here extends a dialogue with Jeffrey M. Perl, published in the Spring 2010 issue of Common Knowledge , under the title “`Decorate the Dungeon.'” That dialogue concerns whether Thomas More could have avoided martyrdom though he acted with heroic quietism during...
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Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (2): 223–232.
Published: 01 April 2010
... was title wehave ifSir sinned”?ThomasMore What had ofgivenup fancierpursuit the folly and inexperience of out for Creator, done, be will “Thy instead: whined Thomases, More and Cromwell, were they not “united in the strife which divided divided which strife the in them”? “united...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 163–164.
Published: 01 April 2019
... remark of J. H. Elliott’s: “Something is amiss when the name of Martin Guerre threatens to become better known than that of Martin Luther.” In the present piece, Thomas writes of Ginzburg, a founder of Italian microhistory, that he is more a “European intellectual” than a “mere historian,” the difference...
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Common Knowledge (2014) 20 (1): 9–10.
Published: 01 January 2014
.... Elliott's: “Something is amiss when the name of Martin Guerre threatens to become better known than that of Martin Luther.” In the present piece, Thomas writes of Ginzburg, a founder of Italian microhistory, that he is more a “European intellectual” than a “mere historian,” the difference being...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (1): 5–7.
Published: 01 January 2016
... III Thomas More Elizabeth Woodville COLUMNS UTOPIA Colin Richmond Edward IV, sailing from Lynn to the Low Countries in 1470, never gets there, as the boat sinks with all hands. Henry VI is restored...
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Common Knowledge (2008) 14 (3): 445–471.
Published: 01 August 2008
... and, more recently, the New Urbanism. Despite the conventional separations of modernism from the more criticized mass-housing development, the same principles of security, shelter, community, and utopia are present in each. Presented by some architects as a postmodernist aesthetic, the central tenets...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 167–170.
Published: 01 April 2019
..., 2010) for deftly tying the apparently idiosyncratic stories of a transported convict and the noble family whose scion he impersonated to more pervasive dynamics in nineteenth-century British imperial culture. Copyright © 2012 Duke University Press 2012 microhistory Kirsten McKenzie Natalie...
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Common Knowledge (2014) 20 (1): 11–13.
Published: 01 January 2014
... as if a parable, and while its moral goes unstated, the reader's attention is drawn to the unsettled question of whether James exerted maximal effort for minimal results, or whether he knew something about the value of freshness undreamed of by those more patient and dignified in pursuing their desires. © 2013...
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Common Knowledge (2004) 10 (2): 252–272.
Published: 01 April 2004
... gentlemen, was “Maister More.” 253 Questions naturally arise. First, what was Thomas More doing at the abbey on April 27, 1510? Secondly, what had he done that entitled him to his preemi- nent position on the abbot’s list of distinguished dinner guests...
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Common Knowledge (2021) 27 (1): 122.
Published: 01 January 2021
.... The social and political vision is resolutely hierarchical, the morality conventional, and the prose unaffected. Elyot s writing contrasts with that of his friend Thomas More, who voices truly revolutionary opinions in his Utopia. More was beheaded. Elyot was not. John Watkins doi 10.1215/0961754X-8723291 ...
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Common Knowledge (2021) 27 (1): 121–122.
Published: 01 January 2021
..., and the prose unaffected. Elyot s writing contrasts with that of his friend Thomas More, who voices truly revolutionary opinions in his Utopia. More was beheaded. Elyot was not. John Watkins doi 10.1215/0961754X-8723291 ...
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Common Knowledge (2022) 28 (1): 1–10.
Published: 01 January 2022
... a scholarly hoax. 1 The librarian has read an advance copy of “Leonard Coxe and Thomas More: The Implications of their Friendship for the Copernican Revolution,” a lecture that Richmond is to deliver the next day, from behind Copernicus's own desk, to an audience at Olsztyn Castle. According...
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Common Knowledge (2008) 14 (1): 34–44.
Published: 01 January 2008
... books. old read he Instead news. avoided the Malory newspapers. without live to was said, Camus indicated another route to a more acute reading of the times: that way, he Johnson who knew what was going on in Vietnam; it was Thomas Lyndon not was ItMerton. on. going is what Albert...
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Common Knowledge (2004) 10 (2): 214–219.
Published: 01 April 2004
...,andunsmiling.Theytendtobe The great modern Stoics, of whom Thomas More and Pieter Bruegel are typical, dull. and tyrannical, self-unaware, simpleminded, euphemisms—for are these human will as “single-minded,” “thorough,” “monarchical,” and “humorless,” but future.”the describes about expectationsFisher its...
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Common Knowledge (2002) 8 (2): 366–386.
Published: 01 April 2002
...- mission to the truth, and carried penitential faggots in the procession afterwards. But this activity was mere prelude to the burning of “heretics” themselves. After COMMON KNOWLEDGE COMMON Thomas More became chancellor, in October 1529, many died at the stake...
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Common Knowledge (2002) 8 (1): 10–19.
Published: 01 January 2002
..., the Pope did not hesitate to affirm, 9. We Remember, II. 10. Rabbi Raymond Apple, “A Remembrance and Reflection on the Holocaust (Shoah Sydney, July 29, 1999, St. Thomas More Society...
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Common Knowledge (2021) 27 (2): 176–251.
Published: 01 May 2021
... priest, Jasper Heywood, and a great-grandnephew of King Henry VIII's martyred chancellor, Sir Thomas More), so the attention of scholars to Donne's Protestant conversion and his reluctant ordination as an Anglican deacon and then priest is understandable and responsible. Moreover, the peculiarities...
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Common Knowledge (2006) 12 (3): 443–459.
Published: 01 August 2006
... Dickinson’s reclusion, the riveting central counterevent of her life, is so obtrusive as to block even itself from view. Her reclusion verges on occlusion, both with regard to its causes in her life and, more problematically, to its mean- ing in Dickinson’s work. Early accounts assume some romantic crash...
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Common Knowledge (2003) 9 (2): 286–310.
Published: 01 April 2003
..., plètes, 6:484). 295). 73. “[Ce] langage déborde ce que l’esprit seul peut rep- résenter, c’estdire percevoir; il permet de penser ce qui CK 9.2-09 Thomas 3/14/03 10:50 AM Page 307 in a misleading image. Analogy, as a semiotic principle, is more fruitful...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (3): 373–384.
Published: 01 September 2016
... of dense pages hundred seven Almost book. fying all that claim theoretical more radical his to more susceptible colleagues his wouldmake knowing is seeing   Timothy Leary, Leary, Timothy Thomas Metzinger...