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Common Knowledge (2002) 8 (1): 152–177.
Published: 01 January 2002
...Peter Burke Duke University Press 2002 CONTEXT IN CONTEXT Peter Burke Context is a term that has come into more and more frequent use in the last thirty or forty years in a number of disciplines—among them, anthropology, archae...
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Common Knowledge (2022) 28 (1): 11–40.
Published: 01 January 2022
...Peter Burke Abstract This essay, published originally in 2002, is reprinted in “Contextualism—The Next Generation: Symposium on the Future of a Methodology,” because of its impact on the thinking that informs and has led to this new symposium. Burke's argument is that the term context has become...
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Common Knowledge (2006) 12 (1): 66–92.
Published: 01 January 2006
...Sanjay Subrahmanyam 2006 by Duke University Press 2006 Symposium: Imperial Trauma, Part 3 A TALE OF THREE EMPIRES Mughals, Ottomans, and Habsburgs in a Comparative Context Sanjay Subrahmanyam The recent spate of writings...
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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (2): 357–358.
Published: 01 April 2017
...Susan R. Kramer Newman Barbara , Making Love in the Twelfth Century: “Letters of Two Lovers” in Context . ( Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press , 2016 ), 365 pp. © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017...
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Common Knowledge (2003) 9 (3): 488–507.
Published: 01 August 2003
...Wai Chee Dimock Duke University Press 2003 PLANETARY TIME AND GLOBAL TRANSLATION “Context” in Literary Studies Wai Chee Dimock What is the appropriate scale for the study of culture and, in particular, the study...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (2): 386.
Published: 01 April 2013
...John Boardman Taplin Oliver and Wyles Rosie , eds., The Pronomos Vase and Its Context ( Oxford : Oxford University Press , 2010 ), 299 pp. © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 LITTLE REVIEWS Amy Knight Powell, Depositions: Scenes from the Late Medieval...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (3): 566.
Published: 01 August 2013
...Rebecca Bushnell Mastronarde Donald J. , The Art of Euripides: Dramatic Technique and Social Context ( Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2010 ), 376 pp. © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 LITTLE REVIEWS...
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Common Knowledge (2006) 12 (3): 523.
Published: 01 August 2006
...John Boardman Walter Burkert, Babylon, Memphis, Persepolis: Eastern Contexts of Greek Culture (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2004), 192 pp. Duke University Press 2006 L I T T L E R E V I E W S Robert Mills, Suspended Animation: Pain, Pleasure...
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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (1): 166–167.
Published: 01 January 2018
...William Weber Deutsch David , British Literature and Classical Music: Cultural Contexts, 1870–1945 ( London : Bloomsbury Academic , 2015 ), 272 pp. Copyright © 2017 Duke University Press 2017...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 451.
Published: 01 April 2019
...John Boardman; Jeffrey M. Perl Copyright © 2019 Duke University Press 2019 Burkert Walter , Babylon, Memphis, Persepolis: Eastern Contexts of Greek Culture ( Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press , 2004 ), 192 pp. ...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (1): 1–12.
Published: 01 January 2011
... Battaglia; Roy Wagner This introduction to the Common Knowledge symposium titled “Comparative Relativism” outlines a variety of intellectual contexts where placing the unlikely companion terms comparison and relativism in conjunction offers analytical purchase. If comparison, in the most general sense...
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Common Knowledge (2022) 28 (1): 61–65.
Published: 01 January 2022
... that only some ways of thinking are possible in any given place and time. Richmond's response is that a human context in which there is but one mode of thought in evidence, and no evident ambivalence regarding it, is a context in which great numbers have died, violently and recently. His essay takes...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (2): 230–250.
Published: 01 April 2020
... by which ideas travel—that he has provided such powerful tools for analyzing. He has become a “mutable mobile”—eminently transportable but always changing as he goes—that in different contexts exists as a variety of conceptual characters or figurations. As the Latour network continues to see significant...
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Common Knowledge (2022) 28 (3): 343–346.
Published: 01 September 2022
...Ostap Kin Abstract This brief essay introduces the work of three contemporary Ukrainian writers whose poems appear here in English translation. The introduction situates their work in the context of modernist and contemporary Ukrainian poetry as well as in the context of Russian invasions...
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Common Knowledge (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...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (2): 253–269.
Published: 01 April 2015
...Edith Hall The earliest ancient Greek text to narrate the resolution of a large-scale conflict by judicial means is Aeschylus's tragedy Eumenides , first performed in Athens in 458 BC. After explaining the historical context in which the play was performed—a context of acute civic discord...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (2): 220–236.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Oleg Kharkhordin In the context of a symposium on enmity, this article—the product of extensive research done by a group of colleagues in St. Petersburg—concerns characteristic types of friendship in Russia. The author distinguishes in particular between instrumental political friendship, which...
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Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (3): 404–416.
Published: 01 August 2010
... on the relationship between texts and contexts. Most cultural theories, and all transcultural theories, confuse the relationship between texts and contexts, specifically misusing the idea of the conditions of possibility, while relying on various forms of personification. Bourbon both criticizes these ideas and also...
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Common Knowledge (2008) 14 (1): 16–28.
Published: 01 January 2008
...Elizabeth Fox-Genovese This text of Elizabeth Fox-Genovese's is published posthumously in the context of pieces dedicated to her memory. It is unclear whether she intended it for eventual publication or whether she had intended it as a lecture; nor is there decisive evidence for a date...
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Common Knowledge (2008) 14 (1): 124–135.
Published: 01 January 2008
... employed with sensitivity to the situation, privately in the context of the philosophical community, and with due attention to the abilities, vulnerabilities, and needs of the person being corrected, so that he or she might heed the advice given. Modern academics likewise should strive to express...