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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (2): 350–351.
Published: 01 April 2017
...Zsuzsanna Ozsváth Brodbeck David , Defining Deutschtum: Political Ideology, German Identity, and Music-Critical Discourse in Liberal Vienna . ( New York : Oxford University Press , 2014 ), 365 pp. © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017...
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Common Knowledge (2005) 11 (3): 493–494.
Published: 01 August 2005
.... Critical Views of September11: 11...
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Common Knowledge (2003) 9 (3): 543–544.
Published: 01 August 2003
... on “the pre-critical Kant,” that is, on his writings prior to the first Critique of 1781. These writings—One Pos- sible Basis for Demonstration of the Existence of God (1763), Observations on the Feel- ings of the Beautiful and the Sublime (1764), Dreams of a Spirit Seer (1766), and oth- ers...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (1): 163–164.
Published: 01 January 2020
... the city itself, this monumental scholarly effort can only be a work in progress. Linda Safran doi 10.1215/0961754X-7899844 Christophe Dejours, Jean- Philippe Deranty, Emmanuel Renault, and Nicholas H. Smith, The Return of Work in Critical Theory: Self, Society, Politics (New York: Columbia University...
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Common Knowledge (2021) 27 (1): 119–120.
Published: 01 January 2021
...Jed Perl O’Donnell C. Oliver , Meyer Schapiro’s Critical Debates: Art through a Modern American Mind ( University Park : Penn State University Press , 2019 ), 272 pp. Copyright © 2021 Duke University Press 2021 Li tt le R ev ie w s 11 9adventures of fighting at Troy. In her...
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Common Knowledge (2022) 28 (2): 303–304.
Published: 01 May 2022
...Barry Allen Copyright © 2022 by Duke University Press 2022 Vladimir Jankélévitch , Henri Bergson , trans. Nils F. Schott ( Durham, NC : Duke University Press , 2015 ), 322 pp. Alexandre Lefebvre and Nils F. Schott , eds., Interpreting Bergson: Critical Essays...
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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (1): 111–112.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Jerome Braun Rancière Jacques and Honneth Axel , Recognition or Disagreement: A Critical Encounter on the Politics of Freedom, Equality, and Identity , ed. Genel Katia and Deranty Jean-Philippe . ( New York : Columbia University Press , 2016 ), 240 pp. © 2017 by Duke...
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Common Knowledge (2009) 15 (2): 219–220.
Published: 01 April 2009
...Barry Allen Gloria Davies, Worrying about China: The Language of Chinese Critical Inquiry (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2007), 312 pp. Duke University Press 2009 Little Reviews Aviad Kleinberg, Flesh Made Word: Saints’ Stories and the Western Imagination...
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Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (3): 558–559.
Published: 01 August 2010
...Sissela Bok Victoria Kirkham and Armando Maggi, eds., Petrarch: A Critical Guide to the Complete Works (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2009), 542 pp. Duke University Press 2010 LITTLE REVIEWS Sarah McNamer, Affective Meditation and the Invention of Medieval...
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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (3): 548.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Raphael Magarik McDonald Grantley , Biblical Criticism in Early Modern Europe: Erasmus, the Johannine Comma, and Trinitarian Debate . ( New York : Cambridge University Press , 2016 ), 400 pp. © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017...
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Common Knowledge (2003) 9 (3): 434–462.
Published: 01 August 2003
...Richard Shiff Duke University Press 2003 CRITICISM AT ODDS WITH ITS ART Prophecy, Projection, Doubt, Paranoia Richard Shiff It has always been one of the most essential functions of art to engender a demand...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (2): 355–356.
Published: 01 April 2020
...William M. Chace MacKay Marina , Ian Watt: The Novel and the Wartime Critic ( London : Oxford University Press , 2018 ), 228 pp. Copyright © 2020 Duke University Press 2020 Li tt le R ev ie w s 3 5 5apprehension of exposing their blank ignorance of material they dismiss...
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Common Knowledge (2021) 27 (2): 318–320.
Published: 01 May 2021
...Nicholas Halmi Stefan Collini , The Nostalgic Imagination: History in English Criticism . ( Oxford : Oxford University Press , 2019 ), 246 pp. Copyright © 2021 by Duke University Press 2021 Collini has long been interested in the role of intellectuals, and more particularly...
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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (1): 19–56.
Published: 01 January 2017
... concentrating on a single humanities field, literary studies, this response to Epstein makes the case that fear and awe of the sciences have resulted in the exclusion of subjectivity from literary criticism, even though regarding the critic as anything but a subjective human being responding to the creative...
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Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (1): 79–94.
Published: 01 January 2010
...Sidney Plotkin Though a radical critic of capitalist society, Thorstein Veblen was a political quietist. His ideas of social evolution, cultural lag, and predatory power help to explain why. Veblen saw the need for deep-seated social change but despaired of its chances. He was in crucial ways...
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Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (1): 7–21.
Published: 01 January 2010
...Mitchell Cohen This article explores the problem of the political responsibilities of intellectuals and philosophers through an appraisal of Michael Walzer's work on the idea of “connected criticism.” The author elaborates the main elements of this theory, shows how it approaches various thinkers...
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Common Knowledge (2008) 14 (1): 16–28.
Published: 01 January 2008
... of composition. In it, she reviews the stance of feminist literary criticism toward religion and finds it to be generally negative. She regrets that feminist critics see in religion mostly a means of subordinating women to men, given that most of the writers whose work they explicate were themselves fervently...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (1): 65–87.
Published: 01 January 2013
...Richard Shiff This article, a contribution to the Common Knowledge symposium “Fuzzy Studies: On the Consequence of Blur,” documents how some modern artists and critics have argued against any sort of verbal thinking about art. Beyond describing works of visual art and pronouncing on their relative...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (2): 237–256.
Published: 01 April 2013
...Carolyn Richardson This article, a contribution to the Common Knowledge symposium “Fuzzy Studies,” criticizes a prominent form of philosophical account of rational activity. Rational activity includes actions as varied as kicking a soccer ball and speaking a language. The philosophical accounts...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (3): 399–410.
Published: 01 August 2013
..., as a memorial to him. The conversation highlights Frank's representation of Dostoevsky as a critic and a satirist of the nihilist intelligentsia of nineteenth-century Russia — a portrayal that runs counter to the understanding and use of his writings and his characters by Marxists, Nietzscheans, Freudians...