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Common Knowledge (2005) 11 (3): 502–513.
Published: 01 August 2005
...Walter L. Reed; Marshall P. Duke Duke University Press 2005 ARTICLES: Reading and Writing the Self PERSONALITIES AS DRAMATIS PERSONAE An Interdisciplinary Examination of the Self as Author Walter L. Reed and Marshall P. Duke...
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Common Knowledge (2002) 8 (3): 439–448.
Published: 01 August 2002
...William Vesterman Duke University Press 2002 CK 8.3-02 Vesterman 7/14/02 3:11 PM Page 439 THE DEATH OF THE SCIENTIFIC AUTHOR Multiple Authorship in Scientific Papers William Vesterman Movement...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (1): 147–153.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Dmitry Golynko POETRY AND FICTION LOOKING AT THE AROUND Serial Poem, with an Introduction by the Author Dmitry Golynko Translated by Kevin M. F. Platt The serial poem “Looking at the Around” is a cycle of twenty-­five...
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Common Knowledge (2005) 11 (3): 487–488.
Published: 01 August 2005
... different. In English, we have trade books and the university presses. No such division occurs in France, where commercial publishers tend to know their authors personally but also where more subsidies are available than meets the eye. (Presses Universitaires de France...
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Common Knowledge (2006) 12 (3): 518.
Published: 01 August 2006
...Isabel Colegate Jennifer L. Hevelone-Harper, Disciples of the Desert: Monks, Laity, and Spiritual Authority in Sixth-Century Gaza (Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2005), 224 pp. Duke University Press 2006 L I T T L E R E V I E W S Robert Mills, Suspended...
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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (1): 90–125.
Published: 01 January 2018
...Noa Halevy This third installment in a chronologically arranged, three-part sequence concludes the author’s examination of Anglo-American literati who, in the later nineteenth and twentieth centuries, turned—in acts of combined xenophilia and xenophobia—to Russian literature and literary theory...
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Common Knowledge (2012) 18 (1): 22–31.
Published: 01 January 2012
...Michael Baxandall Centering on his relationship with Gertrud Bing from 1958 until her death in 1964 — as well as, to a lesser extent, on his relationship with Ernst Gombrich — the author recalls his informal induction during those years into a tradition of thought and an intellectual climate...
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Common Knowledge (2012) 18 (1): 160–173.
Published: 01 January 2012
...Thomas DaCosta Kaufmann This essay, part of a special issue on the Warburg Institute and Library, offers personal recollections of scholars whom the author encountered there as a student in the early 1970s, including E. H. Gombrich, Otto Kurz, Michael Baxandall, Frances Yates, D. P. Walker, A. I...
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Common Knowledge (2012) 18 (1): 174–179.
Published: 01 January 2012
...Paul Crossley This article traces the roundabout journey of an architectural historian from Cambridge to the Warburg Institute Library, via Cracow, Princeton, and Manchester. The author's early research, into German and Central European architecture, had little to do with Warburgian interests...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (3): 385–392.
Published: 01 September 2016
..., the author discloses the recent emergence of an unexpected cultural practice: a hybrid of anthropology and philosophy that takes metaphysics, as distinct from ontology, as both its object and its method. The distinction between metaphysics and ontology is crucial to this new “intellectual space” because...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (3): 474–489.
Published: 01 August 2013
... Spain, it analyzes polemical texts of diverse natures and from different centuries to see how their authors, by attacking both dogmatic and legal opinion, aimed to harden the amorphous boundaries between groups. On the Christian side, polemicists argued for the restriction of the rights of Muslims...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (3): 373–384.
Published: 01 August 2020
... in the Babylonian Talmud. Examining the story of Rav Rehumi and his wife in Ketubot 62b, the author inquires whether differences of culture and the passage of time make it impossible for us to determine whether love is the affect involved. The case is especially difficult to resolve, given that, while there may...
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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 (2021) 27 (2): 171–175.
Published: 01 May 2021
... depicted on the altarpiece. After providing local detail about relevant parts of England in 1428, the essay closes with speculation (although the author writes, “The facts are known”) about the origin of a harp, of a purportedly Welsh variety, appearing on the altarpiece in the hands of an angel...
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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (3): 381–395.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Andrew Pickering This Common Knowledge guest column concerns performance , understood in its simple ur-sense of “doing things” in the world. It continues the author's analysis, in his book The Mangle of Practice (1995), of cultural evolution as a “dance of agency”: a performative, decentered...
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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 (2012) 18 (1): 86–105.
Published: 01 January 2012
... and mania in Warburg's thought specifically and in humanistic scholarship more generally. Composed in 1923 while Warburg was committed to the Bellevue mental sanatorium in Kreuzlingen, Switzerland, the title page, and the lecture that it attempts to name, belong to their author's profound and influential...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (1): 96–110.
Published: 01 January 2013
...Michael D. Jackson This memoiristic essay is a contribution to the Common Knowledge symposium titled “Fuzzy Studies: On the consequence of blur.” While probing his personal memories and making a case for devaluing our intellectual constructs, the author, an anthropologist, examines paintings...
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Common Knowledge (2014) 20 (1): 172–192.
Published: 01 January 2014
...John Law; Geir Afdal; Kristin Asdal; Wen-yuan Lin; Ingunn Moser; Vicky Singleton In this contribution to the Common Knowledge symposium “Fuzzy Studies,” the authors, all of whom work in the field of science, technology, and society, begin from the assumption that, as Bruno Latour has put it, “we...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (2): 277–283.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Jack Zipes This essay proposes that storytelling be reintroduced into schools and universities, at all levels and in all languages, though in a new and quite particular way. Instead of traditional storytelling that reaffirms the values of a mindlessly competitive and materialist world, the author...