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Common Knowledge (2023) 29 (1): 125–126.
Published: 01 January 2023
...Simon Goldhill sdg1001@cam.ac.uk Frederic Clark , The First Pagan Historian: The Fortunes of a Fraud from Antiquity to the Enlightenment ( New York : Oxford University Press , 2020 ), 355 pp. Copyright © 2023 by Duke University Press 2023 In this impressive first book...
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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (3): 532–533.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Joseph Leo Koerner Bass Marisa , Jan Gossart and the Invention of Netherlandish Antiquity . ( Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press , 2016 ), 222 pp. © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017...
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Common Knowledge (2005) 11 (3): 496.
Published: 01 August 2005
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 456–457.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Joseph Leo Koerner; Jeffrey M. Perl Bass Marisa , Jan Gossart and the Invention of Netherlandish Antiquity ( Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press , 2016 ), 222 pp. Copyright © 2019 Duke University Press 2019 ...
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Common Knowledge (2021) 27 (3): 488–489.
Published: 01 August 2021
... with which it revitalizes this by now automatic coupling. Townshend shows that Gothic structures and Gothic romances were linked by the same heated arguments over the valence of what he calls “Gothic antiquity”—a “mythical, vague, and somewhat nebulous sense of the national British past” that spanned...
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Common Knowledge (2022) 28 (1): 162–164.
Published: 01 January 2022
...Lorraine Daston ldaston@wpiqg-berline.mpg.de Barry Allen , Empiricisms: Experience and Experiment from Antiquity to the Anthropocene ( New York : Oxford University Press , 2021 ), 528 pp. Copyright © 2021 by Duke University Press 2022 The main thesis of this long...
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Common Knowledge (2022) 28 (3): 460–462.
Published: 01 September 2022
... in shows around London in the first half of the nineteenth century—after the discoveries at Pompeii—are duly noted as a source of excitement and knowledge about antiquity, but against the recent treatment by Clare Pettitt in Serial Forms (which came out the same year) this mere noting looks desperately...
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Common Knowledge (2022) 28 (3): 464–466.
Published: 01 September 2022
...Jeffrey M. Perl perlje@mail.biu.ac.il Caroline Vout , Classical Art: A Life History from Antiquity to the Present ( Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press , 2018 ), 359 pp. Copyright © 2022 by Duke University Press 2022 To write a history “from antiquity...
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Common Knowledge (2008) 14 (3): 501.
Published: 01 August 2008
...Richard Jenkyns Susan Weber Soros, ed., James “Athenian” Stuart: The Rediscovery of Antiquity (New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2007), 688 pp. Duke University Press 2008 LITTLE REVIEWS Thomas Laird, The Story of Tibet: Conversations with the Dalai Lama...
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Common Knowledge (2014) 20 (3): 509.
Published: 01 August 2014
...Ingrid Rowland Stolzenberg Daniel , Egyptian Oedipus: Athanasius Kircher and the Secrets of Antiquity . ( Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 2013 ), 320 pp. © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (1): 112.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Richard Jenkyns Richardson Edmund , Classical Victorians: Scholars, Scoundrels, and Generals in Pursuit of Antiquity . ( Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2013 ), 242 pp. © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (2): 347.
Published: 01 April 2015
...Richard Jenkyns Harloe Katherine , Winckelmann and the Invention of Antiquity: Aesthetics and History in the Age of Altertumswissenschaft . ( Oxford : Oxford University Press , 2013 ), 304 pp. © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015...
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Common Knowledge (2014) 20 (1): 140.
Published: 01 January 2014
...Kathy Eden Zerba Michelle , Doubt and Skepticism in Antiquity and the Renaissance . ( Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2012 ), 270 pp. © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 LITTLE REVIEWS Thomas J. Heffernan, The Passion of Perpetua and Felicity (Oxford...
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Common Knowledge (2008) 14 (2): 319.
Published: 01 April 2008
...Richard Jenkyns Richard H. Armstrong, A Compulsion for Antiquity: Freud and the Ancient World (Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2005), 305 pp. © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 LITTLE REVIEWS Peter Malkin, ed., Basil Bunting on Poetry (Baltimore, MD...
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Common Knowledge (2009) 15 (3): 503–504.
Published: 01 August 2009
...John Boardman Yannis Hamilakis, The Nation and Its Ruins: Antiquity, Archaeology, and National Imagination in Greece (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007), 352 pp. Duke University Press 2009 Little Reviews Loren...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (3): 577–578.
Published: 01 August 2013
...Susan Stephens Gruen Erich , Rethinking the Other in Antiquity ( Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press , 2011 ), 413 pp. © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 LITTLE REVIEWS Pierre Bouretz, D’un ton...
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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (1): 105–106.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Jeffrey M. Perl Burrow Colin , Shakespeare and Classical Antiquity . ( Oxford : Oxford University Press , 2013 ), 281 pp. © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017   book...
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Common Knowledge (2023) 29 (1): 110–112.
Published: 01 January 2023
...Caroline Walker Bynum cwbynum@ias.edu Inbar Graiver , Asceticism of the Mind: Forms of Attention and Self-Transformation in Late Antique Monasticism ( Toronto : Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies , 2018 , paperback, 2021), 237 pp. Copyright © 2023 by Duke University...
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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (3): 415–429.
Published: 01 August 2018
... together the work of ancient and medieval historians, to examine their own positions vis-à-vis the discipline of history and to reflect on its political and rhetorical aspects. The seminar, titled “Jews, Pagans, and Christians Write History in Antiquity,” was meant to question, through self-reflexive...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 204–219.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Anne Carson; Jeffrey M. Perl This essay in both literary criticism and negative theology treats three widely diverse cases of women who “had the nerve to enter a zone of absolute spiritual daring.” The three cases are of the poet Sappho (in seventh-century Greek antiquity), the mystic Margarite...