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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (2): 303–324.
Published: 01 April 2017
...Peter Valdina The basic argument of this contribution to the Common Knowledge symposium on xenophilia is that colonial attitudes toward South Asian religion and Hindus' attitudes toward Western intellectual discourse reveal an ambiguous mix of xenophilia and xenophobia. This articles focuses...
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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (2): 232–253.
Published: 01 April 2017
...Humberto Garcia A contribution to the Common Knowledge symposium on xenophilia, this article examines the travelogue of Mirza Abu Taleb ibn Muhammed Isfahani (1752–1805), the Muslim Indo-Persian scholar, poet, and Lucknow nobleman who sympathized with the Irish during his travels to England...
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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (2): 218–233.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Benoît Fliche; John Angell In his introduction to the third installment of the Common Knowledge symposium on xenophilia (vol. 24, no. 1), the journal’s editor, Jeffrey M. Perl, writes about exopraxis and xenophilia, giving as an example of their convergence a Muslim student’s practice of confessing...
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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (2): 234–238.
Published: 01 April 2018
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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (2): 280–290.
Published: 01 April 2018
... of the East (1923), he recounts his journey to Catholicism, showing how it was driven by an ever-deepening appreciation for Hinduism, which, by his teaching and his largely unpublished writings, shaped the history of Western Jesuits in India in the twentieth century. We see a complicated xenophilia at work...
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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (2): 291–311.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Caroline Walker Bynum Partly autobiographical, partly comparative, partly theoretical, this essay uses the idea of the footprint to explore the concept of xenophilia. The author first describes how the field of European medieval history has changed since the 1960s, when the period 500–1500...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (1): 39–64.
Published: 01 January 2020
...Dionigi Albera This essay responds to Jeffrey Perl’s introduction to a long-term project of Common Knowledge titled “Xenophilia: Symposium on Xenophobia’s Contrary.” (Perl’s introduction, “Self-Identity and Ambivalence,” appears in CK 23, no. 2 [May 2017]: 225–31.) Responding to a cue from Perl...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (1): 65–87.
Published: 01 January 2020
...Jeffrey M. Perl This essay, by the editor of Common Knowledge , responds to a piece by Dionigi Albera that, in turn, responds to Jeffrey Perl’s introduction, published in May 2017, to CK ’s multipart symposium on xenophilia. Albera argues that the ambivalence that Perl observes in many instances...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (3): 407–430.
Published: 01 August 2020
...Lilith Acadia In a contribution to a symposium on xenophilia, this essay — a study of Brian Friel’s 1980 play Translations — raises the question of whether all xenophilia is by nature doomed to fail. Set in Ireland in 1833, the drama centers on the tension arising from a young British lieutenant’s...
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Common Knowledge (2021) 27 (1): 86–103.
Published: 01 January 2021
...Michiko Urita This autobiographical, sociological, and musicological essay, written for a symposium on xenophilia, concerns how the love of a foreign culture can lead to a better understanding and renewed love of one’s own. The author, a Japanese musicologist, studied Hindustani music with North...
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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (2): 225–231.
Published: 01 April 2017
...Jeffrey M. Perl; Humberto Garcia; Noa Halevy; Peter Valdina In this introduction to the first installment of the Common Knowledge symposium on xenophilia, the editor explains the rationale of the new project, citing increases in aggressive xenophobia internationally. He comments on the intergroup...
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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (3): 396–403.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Jeffrey M. Perl; Noa Halevy; Edith Bruder; Jamie Gilham In his introduction to part 2 of the Common Knowledge symposium on xenophilia, the journal's editor tours the reader through two private apartments (T. S. Eliot's in London and the anthropologist Jeannette Mirsky's in Princeton) and through...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (3): 373–384.
Published: 01 August 2020
...Daniel Boyarin; Anne Marie Wolf; Lilith Acadia Responding to doubts expressed by contributors to the Common Knowledge symposium on xenophilia, this introduction to the seventh and final installment seeks to explain the critics’ methodological concerns in a case study of strong affect...
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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 (2020) 26 (2): 251–260.
Published: 01 April 2020
..., but exopraxis is generally tolerant of, if not drawn to, heteropraxis. Copyright © 2020 Duke University Press 2020 exopraxis heteropraxis orthodoxy wild piety Muslim sects in Turkey Common Knowledge 26:2 DOI 10.1215/0961754X-8188856 © 2020 by Duke University Press 251 XENOPHILIA A Symposium...
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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (1): 35–55.
Published: 01 January 2018
...Peter O’Brien; Christiana Zgourides This contribution to the Common Knowledge symposium on xenophilia defines Islamophilia as expressed praise for or admiration of Muslims (and their accomplishments) by non-Muslims. The analysis underscores three indicators of Islamophilia: fascination with Muslim...
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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (3): 440–467.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Edith Bruder A contribution to the Common Knowledge symposium on xenophilia, this article examines the ethnic groups (more than a dozen) on the African continent that have proclaimed their connections to ancient Israel and have developed versions of their tribal histories that place them as a part...
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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (1): 56–89.
Published: 01 January 2018
... toward austerity and equanimity. They gave him a foundation for his life experiments in voluntary simplification and yogic contemplation at Walden Pond. This essay, which is a contribution to the Common Knowledge symposium on xenophilia, traces Thoreau’s engagement with ancient Indian works during...
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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (2): 254–302.
Published: 01 April 2017
...Noa Halevy This article is the first installment of a three-part contribution to the Common Knowledge symposium on xenophilia. The series of three examines the ways in which Anglo-American writers, from the mid-nineteenth until the late twentieth century, turned to Russian literature and literary...
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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (3): 468–495.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Jamie Gilham This contribution to the Common Knowledge symposium on xenophilia documents and discusses the life and work of an important but neglected early British convert to Islam, the fifth Baron Headley, Rowland George Allanson Allanson-Winn (1855 – 1935), and also comments on the nature...