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Common Knowledge (1 January 2002) 8 (1): 209.
Published: 01 January 2002
... Dr. Spock)? —Nadja Reissland Alex Kozulin, Vygotsky’s Psychology: A Biography of Ideas (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, reprinted 1999), 296 pp. Lev Semenovich Vygotsky was the leading developmental psychologist in the Soviet Union. From literature—his Ph.D. thesis was on Hamlet...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2005) 11 (2): 353.
Published: 01 April 2005
... the war, occupy the after Germany Russian-occupied in then bourbon. We aboutfavorite Gadamer’s century. learn even last the in life academic man infl who philosophers lesser-known about tion Karl Jaspers, and Jacques Derrida. This biography offers invaluablefi informa...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2013) 19 (1): 164–170.
Published: 01 January 2013
... identifying it as a biography (of the sort practiced by Irving Stone, Somerset Maugham, and Dimitri Merejkovski), since Calasso, like most other writers on Tiepolo, stresses how little we know about his personality, which was elusive, and about his private life, which was undramatic. What chiefly interests...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2012) 18 (1): 160–173.
Published: 01 January 2012
... contrast is an anonymous review — by Edgar Wind — attacking Gombrich's biography of Aby Warburg, which was published in 1970. Wind found the new Warburg circle “Lilliputian” in comparison with the old Hamburg circle, to which he had belonged. This essay disputes Wind's finding, based on its author's own...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2013) 19 (3): 399–410.
Published: 01 August 2013
...Nina Pelikan Straus This interview with Joseph Frank — best known as the author of a five-volume biography of Dostoevsky (published 1976 – 2002) and of Spatial Form in Modern Literature (1945) — was conducted in 2012 at Stanford and is published here, shortly after his death at age ninety-four, as...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2009) 15 (3): 373–394.
Published: 01 August 2009
... “dynamic theory of history,” entails, in the context of The Education , making the distinction between auto-biography and autobiography, between a text generated by an “automaton” and one written by a person. Routed through a discussion of de Man's and Kierkegaard's conceptions of irony, this essay...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2011) 17 (2): 269–282.
Published: 01 April 2011
...Jeffrey Kallberg When we view Chopin's later works in the context of his biography, we find a conjunction of real-life machines (trains, the telegraph), mimetic mechanical music (music boxes), and prolific textual variants. Particularly fascinating are several late pieces that feature canons, a...
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Common Knowledge (1 May 2016) 22 (2): 323–324.
Published: 01 May 2016
... saying poet’s artistry, the to key as poet the of Talent,” “suffering” the Individual hethe “Traditiondescribes and In life. coreof Eliot’sat the pain, by one suffused struggle, unrelenting the see to made biography, deeply researched we are this in and volume of letters edited...
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Common Knowledge (1 May 2016) 22 (2): 322–323.
Published: 01 May 2016
... saying poet’s artistry, the to key as poet the of Talent,” “suffering” the Individual hethe “Traditiondescribes and In life. coreof Eliot’sat the pain, by one suffused struggle, unrelenting the see to made biography, deeply researched we are this in and volume of letters edited...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2018) 24 (1): 163.
Published: 01 January 2018
... of the founder losopher and of science Paris in in Wattana:Orangutan An figure’s biography title out the teasing by animals zoo ofcaptive anonymity generic the transcend to Herzfeld attempts (Chicago: University of ChicagoPress, 2016),185pp. trans. Oliver Y. MartinandRobertD. Chris...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2014) 20 (3): 501.
Published: 01 August 2014
... er Kamen  —Henry think. Treglown’s howinto Spaniards excellent insight gives book informed, readable, and Entertaining, of Spain’s reputation historians. the to cal Dictionary Biographi Spanish of the critique entertaining an 1960s. He has the in output artistic substantial was...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2015) 21 (2): 344.
Published: 01 April 2015
... Russian life in a biography as good as a novel. The life anovel.life as The good as abiography in life ­Russian...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2017) 23 (1): 110.
Published: 01 January 2017
... Reformation CatholicCulture is led not by the biography and social context of of context social biographyand ledis not the by...
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Common Knowledge (1 September 2017) 23 (3): 540–541.
Published: 01 September 2017
... camphre and means that her book is not easily summarized; it is part biography, part history biography,history itpart is summarized; notheris easily book that means history ofintellectual view multicausal complex, Levine’s economic. and cultural, religious, social, institutional...
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Common Knowledge (1 September 2017) 23 (3): 541–542.
Published: 01 September 2017
... camphre and means that her book is not easily summarized; it is part biography, part history biography,history itpart is summarized; notheris easily book that means history ofintellectual view multicausal complex, Levine’s economic. and cultural, religious, social, institutional...
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Common Knowledge (1 September 2015) 21 (3): 516–517.
Published: 01 September 2015
.... E. Jane Doering Moody’s authoritative and massively detailed biography, which, with this this biography, with detailed which, massively and Moody’s...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2015) 21 (2): 337–338.
Published: 01 April 2015
... William M. Chace Birmingham calls his book a “biography” ofUlysses a...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2006) 12 (3): 508–515.
Published: 01 August 2006
... 510 won’t ever know. didn’t know, He doesn’t know, and a vocabulary out of nursery rhymes. The bleak Northern shore Trabizond would have been the place. Maybe After Setting Down the Biography under your enemy’s fingernails. of the dirt a view grandstand only to catch wear contact lenses Put on...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2013) 19 (2): 395–398.
Published: 01 April 2013
... Common Knowledge 396 a monograph on religious minorities as secular citizens, from coastal Africa to island Asia. island to Africa coastal from citizens, secular as minorities religious on a monograph A Biography...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2014) 20 (1): 193–196.
Published: 01 January 2014
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