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Common Knowledge (1 April 2018) 24 (2): 322–323.
Published: 01 April 2018
...H. R. Woudhuysen Rydell Anders , The Book Thieves: The Nazi Looting of Europe’s Libraries and the Race to Return a Literary Inheritance , trans. Koch Henning ( New York : Viking , 2017 ), 368 pp. Copyright © 2018 by Duke University Press 2018 ...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2005) 11 (3): 487–488.
Published: 01 August 2005
..., surely the scholar of the printed book. A Princeton editor told him enthusiastically how well one of his books was doing. Chartier, delighted: “How well300 copies sold in three years.” That would be a bit of a shocker for any of us who try to write interesting books...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2008) 14 (2): 321–323.
Published: 01 April 2008
...G. Thomas Tanselle PMLA 121.1 (January 2006): Special Issue on The History of the Book and the Idea of Literature, ed. Seth Lerer and Leah Price. © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 LITTLE REVIEWS Peter Malkin, ed., Basil Bunting on Poetry (Baltimore, MD: Johns...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2009) 15 (3): 509–510.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Denis Donoghue Robert Alter, The Book of Psalms: A Translation with Commentary (New York: W. W. Norton, 2007), 518 pp. Duke University Press 2009 Little Reviews Loren Samons II, What’s Wrong with Democracy? From Athenian Practice to American Worship (Berkeley: University of California...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2013) 19 (3): 575–576.
Published: 01 August 2013
...G. Thomas Tanselle Needham Paul , Galileo Makes a Book: The First Edition of “Sidereus Nuncius,” Venice, 1610 ( Berlin : Akademie Verlag , 2011 ), 249 pp. © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 LITTLE REVIEWS Pierre Bouretz, D’un ton guerrier en philosophie: Habermas, Derrida & Co...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2013) 19 (3): 576.
Published: 01 August 2013
...Daniel Boyarin Pagels Elaine , Visions, Prophecy, and Politics in the Book of Revelation ( New York : Viking , 2012 ), 246 pp. © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 LITTLE REVIEWS Pierre Bouretz, D’un ton guerrier en philosophie: Habermas, Derrida & Co (Paris: Gallimard, 2010...
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Common Knowledge (1 September 2015) 21 (3): 530.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Yaakov Mascetti Hacker Joseph R. and Shear Adam , eds., The Hebrew Book in Early Modern Italy . ( Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press , 2011 ), 336 pp. © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 COMMON KNOWLEDGE 530...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2015) 21 (2): 336–337.
Published: 01 April 2015
...William M. Chace Birmingham Kevin , The Most Dangerous Book: The Battle for James Joyce's “Ulysses” . ( New York : Penguin , 2014 ), 417 pp. © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 Common Knowledge 336 “most dangerous” book, which bedeviled its publication for years? Birmingham’s...
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Common Knowledge (1 September 2016) 22 (3): 500.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Barry Allen Jullien François , The Book of Beginnings , trans. Gladding Jody . ( New Haven, CT : Yale University Press , 2015 ), 152 pp. © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 LITTLE REVIEWS François Jullien, The Book of Beginnings, trans. Jody Gladding...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2004) 10 (1): 155–156.
Published: 01 January 2004
... as the area of culture that uncovers “hard facts,” as a paradigm of rationality, and as a source of metaphysical truth. In this book he targets econ- omists who (unlike Amartya Sen, one of Putnam’s heroes) try to make their dis- cipline value-free by keeping it at arm’s length from ethics. But he...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2002) 8 (1): 204.
Published: 01 January 2002
...Wayne Andersen 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 2007) 13 (1): 146–147.
Published: 01 January 2007
...Natalie Zemon Davis Jason Scott-Warren, Sir John Harington and the Book as Gift (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001), 286 pp. Duke University Press 2007 L I T T L E R E V I E W S Reviel Netz, Barbed Wire: An Ecology of Modernity (Middletown, CT: Wesleyan...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2010) 16 (3): 556–557.
Published: 01 August 2010
...G. Thomas Tanselle David Pearson, Books as History: The Importance of Books beyond Their Texts (London: British Library, 2008), 208 pp. Duke University Press 2010 LITTLE REVIEWS Sarah McNamer, Affective Meditation and the Invention of Medieval Compassion...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2014) 20 (3): 540–548.
Published: 01 August 2014
..., Hirokazu Miyazaki, and Helen Verran. Rottenburg's response clarifies the key argument of his book Far-Fetched Facts (2002 in German, 2009 in English), situates it in a biographical and political context of despair and hope, and extends it in ways stimulated by Jensen's article and by reading in the...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2008) 14 (3): 492–494.
Published: 01 August 2008
...Jeffrey M. Perl George Steiner, My Unwritten Books (New York: New Directions, 2008), 192 pp. Duke University Press 2008 LITTLE REVIEWS Thomas Laird, The Story of Tibet: Conversations with the Dalai Lama (New York: Grove, 2006), 383 pp. Halfway through...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2009) 15 (2): 217–218.
Published: 01 April 2009
...G. Thomas Tanselle Larry McMurtry, Books: A Memoir (New York: Simon and Schuster, 2008), 259 pp. Duke University Press 2009 Little Reviews Aviad Kleinberg, Flesh Made Word: Saints’ Stories and the Western Imagination, trans. Jane Marie Todd (Cambridge, MA: Harvard...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2009) 15 (3): 521–522.
Published: 01 August 2009
...G. Thomas Tanselle William H. Sherman, Used Books: Marking Readers in Renaissance England (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2008), 279 pp. Duke University Press 2009 Little Reviews Loren Samons II, What’s Wrong with Democracy? From Athenian Practice to American Worship...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2004) 10 (2): 362.
Published: 01 April 2004
... understanding to the enormity of Nazism are many, from the massive and comprehensive to the particular and exemplary. National Socialism destroyed millions of people, but, as Paret demonstrates in this brief and lucid book, it destroyed them one by one. The career of Ernst...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2011) 17 (3): 535–536.
Published: 01 August 2011
...G. Thomas Tanselle Darnton Robert , The Case for Books: Past, Present, and Future ( New York : Public Affairs , 2009 ), 234 pp. © 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 LITTLE REVIEWS Amir Alexander, Duel at Dawn: Heroes, Martyrs, and the Rise of Modern Mathematics (Cambridge, MA...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2017) 23 (2): 354–355.
Published: 01 April 2017
...Jeffrey F. Hamburger Rudy Kathryn M. , Postcards on Parchment: The Social Lives of Medieval Books . ( New Haven, CT : Yale University Press , 2015 ), 362 pp. © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 COMMON KNOWLEDGE 354 from those that were originally intended to serve as illustrations...