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Common Knowledge (1 August 2009) 15 (3): 373–394.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Matthew A. Taylor Written exclusively in the third-person by a narrator who repeatedly refers to “Henry Adams” as “passive,” “submissive,” and “a helpless victim” in relation to the “forces” in the world that form him, The Education of Henry Adams attenuates both author and subject by valuing...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2015) 21 (1): 117–118.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Charles Sullivan McDaniel Iain , Adam Ferguson in the Scottish Enlightenment: The Roman Past and Europe's Future . ( Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press , 2013 ), 276 pp. © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014 ate Mutter — Matthew think. critics its than robust and varied...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2018) 24 (3): 375–388.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Linda Safran; Adam S. Cohen This article describes two different sessions taught at the Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts by Linda Safran and Adam S. Cohen as part of a three-year J. Paul Getty Foundation “Connecting Art Histories” initiative titled “Global and Postglobal Perspectives on Medieval Art...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2012) 18 (3): 387–418.
Published: 01 August 2012
...Adam Michnik This essay is a memorial tribute from one member of the Common Knowledge editorial board to another. Adam Michnik, a cofounder of the first dissident organization in East-Central Europe, writes about the details and the symbolic importance of his first meeting, in 1978 on Mt. Snĕžka...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2012) 18 (3): 557–568.
Published: 01 August 2012
...Robin Davidson This essay examines the work of Ewa Lipska, who, since the publication of her first book in 1967, has been among the most acclaimed of recent Polish poets but less well known in the West than Czesław Miłosz, Wisława Szymborska, or Adam Zagajewski. She is a philosophical poet, making...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2013) 19 (3): 411–423.
Published: 01 August 2013
... the journal for almost twenty years, he explains that the editors' assumption has been that any authentic case for the less adamant modes of thinking, or the less focused ways of seeing, needs to be unenthusiastic and carefully ramified. To establish the distinction between overenthused and unemphatic...
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Common Knowledge (1 September 2017) 23 (3): 533–534.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Adam S. Cohen Derolez Albert , The Making and Meaning of the Liber Floridus: A Study of the Original Manuscript, Ghent, University Library MS 92 . ( Turnhout : Brepols , 2016 ), 355 pp. Joyner Danielle , Painting the “Hortus Deliciarum”: Medieval Women, Wisdom, and Time . ( University...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2018) 24 (3): 353–355.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Caroline Walker Bynum; Jeffrey F. Hamburger; William P. Caferro; Linda Safran; Adam S. Cohen; Kathryn Kremnitzer; Siddhartha V. Shah; Wenrui Zhao; Lynn Hunt; Elizabeth Heineman; William J. Simpson; Youval Rotman Caroline Bynum describes the rationale behind a second set of case studies or...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2005) 11 (1): 81–88.
Published: 01 January 2005
...Adam B. Seligman Duke University Press 2005 Sym p osium: Talking Peace with God s, Part 2 PARTICULARIST UNIVERSALISM A Response to Abdullahi Ahmed An-Na’im Adam B. Seligman Rather than respond to Professor An-Na’im’s article, with whose general direc- tion I fully agree, I...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2005) 11 (2): 175–184.
Published: 01 April 2005
...Adam Michnik Duke University Press 2005 Translated by Clare Cavanagh COLUMNS MIŁOSZ HAS GONE Adam Michnik Translated by Clare Cavanagh Czesław Miłosz was like the ocean. He could enthrall you, but he might also drown you. He was a writer of many cultures, as Poles...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2010) 16 (2): 177–197.
Published: 01 April 2010
...Adam Michnik This memorial to Leszek Kołakowski by perhaps his most famous student—a cofounder of the Solidarity movement—treats Kołakowski's life story only in passing. Not a conventional eulogy, the essay runs extensively through several of the arguments Kołakowski made over the years that taught...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2009) 15 (3): 319–323.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Václav Havel; Adam Michnik This guest column amounts to a conversation between two of the crucial figures in the world of Soviet bloc dissidents about developments in their part of the world since the overthrow of communism there in 1989. They agree that a “creeping coup d'état” is underway, in...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2010) 16 (1): 137–145.
Published: 01 January 2010
...Wisława Szymborska; Ryszard Krynicki; Bronislaw Maj; Adam Zagajewski Duke University Press 2010 not for sale Translated by Clare Cavanagh FICTION and poetry RECENT POLISH POEMS Wisława Szymborska, Ryszard Krynicki, Bronislaw Maj, Adam Zagajewski Translated by Clare Cavanagh...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2015) 21 (1): 120–121.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Adam Cohen Smith Kathryn A. , The Taymouth Hours: Stories and the Construction of the Self in Late Medieval England . ( Toronto : University of Toronto Press , 2012 ), 256 pp. © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014 COMMON KNOWLEDGE 120...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2015) 21 (2): 334–335.
Published: 01 April 2015
...Adam Cohen Epstein Marc Michael , The Medieval Haggadah: Art, Narrative, and Religious Imagination . ( New Haven, CT : Yale University Press , 2011 ), 344 pp. © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 Common Knowledge 334...
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Common Knowledge (1 September 2016) 22 (3): 507.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Adam S. Cohen Stern David , Markschies Christoph , and Shalev-Eyni Sarit , eds., The Monk's Haggadah: A Fifteenth-Century Illuminated Codex from the Monastery of Tegernsee, with a Prologue by Friar Erhard von Pappenheim . ( University Park : Pennsylvania State University Press...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2002) 8 (3): 516–525.
Published: 01 August 2002
...Adam Michnik Duke University Press 2002 Translated by Annette Dulzin CK 8.3-08 Michnik 7/14/02 3:13 PM Page 516 MANTRA Rather than Discourse Adam Michnik Translated by Annette Dulzin...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2002) 8 (3): 582–594.
Published: 01 August 2002
...Adam Zagajewski Duke University Press 2002 Translated by Clare Cavanagh CK 8.3-14 Herbert 7/14/02 3:15 PM Page 582 POETRY VERSUS THE WORLD Remembering Zbigniew Herbert Adam Zagajewski Translated by...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2002) 8 (1): 211–212.
Published: 01 January 2002
...Adam Cohen Duke University Press 2002 LITTLE REVIEWS Aris Fioretos, The Gray Book (Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 1999), 152 pp. The absence-of-color gray and the semiotics of the absence-of-quantity zero are the lead actors in...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2005) 11 (1): iv.
Published: 01 January 2005
... Particularist Universalism: Talking Peace with Gods: Symposium A Response to on the Conciliation of Worldviews Abdullahi Ahmed An-Na’im Part 2 Adam B. Seligman...