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Common Knowledge (2004) 10 (1): 61–81.
Published: 01 January 2004
...Galin Tihanov Duke University Press 2004 WHY DID MODERN LITERARY THEORY ORIGINATE IN CENTRAL AND EASTERN EUROPE? (And Why Is It Now Dead?) Galin Tihanov At the outset of the twenty-first century, we seem at last positioned to recognize and admit the demise of literary theory...
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Common Knowledge (2004) 10 (1): 119–129.
Published: 01 January 2004
...Jeffrey C. Isaac Duke University Press 2004 RETHINKING THE LEGACY OF CENTRAL EUROPEAN DISSIDENCE Jeffrey C. Isaac It is now more than a quarter century since the first expressions of Central Euro- pean “antipolitical” dissidence—Václav Havel’s open letter to President Husák, Adam...
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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (3): 461–463.
Published: 01 August 2018
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (3): 530–550.
Published: 01 August 2013
...Dariusz Gafijczuk This contribution to the Common Knowledge symposium “Fuzzy Studies” considers how the ultramodernist aesthetics of Central Europe has related to and reacted against the region's political history and cartography. Central Europe has been a rich source of “soluble” realities...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (3): 501.
Published: 01 September 2016
..., Central is specialty his since and most, than it muchmore seriously takes philosophy.Greek Beckwith within from Pyrrho on influences detect to seriously, preferring very possibility this nothave taken 9.61). Laertius sion of(Diogenes judgment philosophy ofGreek scholars Most...
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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (1): 108–109.
Published: 01 January 2017
...John Boardman Mairs Rachel , The Hellenistic Far East: Archaeology, Language, and Identity in Greek Central Asia . ( Oakland : University of California Press , 2014 ), 256 pp. © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017...
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Common Knowledge (2009) 15 (3): 512–513.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Wolfgang G. Schwanitz Robert D. Crews, For Prophet and Tsar: Islam and Empire in Russia and Central Asia (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2006), 463 pp. Duke University Press 2009 Little Reviews Loren Samons II...
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Common Knowledge (2007) 13 (1): 149–169.
Published: 01 January 2007
...Padraic Kenney A R T I C L E S MARTYRS AND NEIGHBORS Sources of Reconciliation in Central Europe Padraic Kenney Since the end of the Cold War, observers have chronicled a growing obsession with problems...
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Published: 01 January 2022
Figure 8. The Last Judgment tympanum, west central portal, abbey church of Saint-Denis. Figure 8. The Last Judgment tympanum, west central portal, abbey church of Saint-Denis. More
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (2): 276–289.
Published: 01 April 2020
...Detelina Tocheva An annual celebration called the Day of the Driver, held in the vicinity of a chapel in the central southern part of the Rhodope Mountains of Bulgaria, is a professional as well as Orthodox Christian feast in which Bulgarian Sunni Muslims have participated at least since the fall...
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Common Knowledge (2008) 14 (1): 16–28.
Published: 01 January 2008
... as her main case Augusta Jane Evans's novels Beulah and St. Elmo . She argues that feminist critics, in concentrating on questions about the marriage or independence of Evans's characters miss Evans's central concern, which was the loss and recovery of her characters' faith. The feminist critics (given...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 378–383.
Published: 01 April 2019
... authoritarian impulses are returning to East-Central Europe as well as to Russia. Copyright © 2009 Duke University Press 2009 East-Central Europe 1989 post-communism dissidents authoritarianism ...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 171–175.
Published: 01 April 2019
... of “imposture” and “dissimulation” and the fashioning of identity are central to social conflicts and social and personal aspiration across the spectrum in the sixteenth century: they are found in the actual lives of both men and in Martin Luther’s sermons as well as in the Martin Guerre trial. Copyright ©...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 525–552.
Published: 01 April 2019
.... Additionally, although not as its central focus, King Michael argues that a restoration of the Romanian monarchy could help to stabilize and improve the country’s political fortunes. Copyright © 1995 Duke University Press 1995 Romania Ion Iliescu postcommunist history monarchy democratization ...
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Common Knowledge (2012) 18 (1): 1–16.
Published: 01 January 2012
... In this introduction to a Common Knowledge special issue on the Warburg Institute, the authors argue that the Institute remains today — as it has been, in different forms, for almost a century — one of Europe's central institutions for the study of cultural history. At once a rich and uniquely organized library...
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Common Knowledge (2012) 18 (1): 134–148.
Published: 01 January 2012
...Caroline van Eck At first sight, classical architecture, with its continuous revivals and reworking of the forms of Greek and Roman building, would appear to offer a privileged field in which to apply Warburg's central notion of the survival of classical forms ( Nachleben der Antike ) and his view...
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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 (2008) 14 (3): 445–471.
Published: 01 August 2008
... and, more recently, the New Urbanism. Despite the conventional separations of modernism from the more criticized mass-housing development, the same principles of security, shelter, community, and utopia are present in each. Presented by some architects as a postmodernist aesthetic, the central tenets...
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Common Knowledge (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 (2013) 19 (2): 237–256.
Published: 01 April 2013
... to reassure us. But they fail: the phenomenon to which they appeal in explaining rational activity — a person's grasping its norms — itself presupposes such activity. The question whether a person knows the norms of her activity is a central way of organizing the disputes of the last sixty years over whether...