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Common Knowledge (1 January 2014) 20 (1): 1–3.
Published: 01 January 2014
... tampering with set scholarly forms should be regarded as a serious business (Marcus) or as a matter of fun (Kenner). Philosophically, this note explains, the journal takes exception to distinctions of the form-versus-content variety — a resistance that stems from desire for peaceful transactions in...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2015) 21 (1): 19–43.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Sara Forsdyke This article examines a dramatic story about a slave rebellion on the island of Chios and argues that such stories were the medium through which masters and slaves negotiated compromise between the slaves' desire to be free and the masters' desire to control their slaves. This...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2008) 14 (3): 445–471.
Published: 01 August 2008
... modernism are still pursued and reimagined as timeless principles in the building of new housing communities, recycled and reconstituted to meet the dreams and desires of the public—a utopia that is both avant-garde and kitsch. Duke University Press 2008 Symposium...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2009) 15 (1): 23–38.
Published: 01 January 2009
...G. R. Evans Quietism brought the individual to a state of “holy indifference” where nothing mattered; particularities of Christian belief and practice, pleasures of the senses, personal desires, all vanished in the utter self-abandonment of the soul in the presence of God. The “resigned” soul...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2011) 17 (2): 394–410.
Published: 01 April 2011
... examining T. S. Eliot's complaint against time in “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock” and engaging theoretical critiques of the desire to be modern, this essay argues that modernism explored alternatives to the static, quieted present, and that contemporary American time-travel narratives continue this...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2013) 19 (2): 334–350.
Published: 01 April 2013
... elaboration of values to precise descriptions, as if description could still support values. Victorian writing tended to experience the effort to ground value in fact as a source of constant irony, given that the desired values refused to become manifest. Positivist philosophy and its literary allies asserted...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2014) 20 (1): 11–13.
Published: 01 January 2014
... desires. © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 COLUMNS DELIBERATION AND PRECIPITATION Fresh Eggs, c. 1890 – c. 1910 Colin Richmond Edwin Austin Abbey was an American in England. Born in Philadelphia in 1852, he...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2009) 15 (2): 164–180.
Published: 01 April 2009
... Quietism at the same time as they spearheaded an attack against Quietism in Burgundy, emphasizing crimes of spiritual incest or the abuse of clerical authority. Such ambiguity indicates that the Jesuits were motivated by a desire to consolidate political power in Louis XIV... trades court. However, the...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2011) 17 (1): 42–47.
Published: 01 January 2011
... philosophically creative intellectual acts by Gilles Deleuze fail of their desired effects and yield only “a litter of baby chimeras.” Duke University Press 2011 Symposium: Comparative Relativism Chinese Comparisons and Questionable Acts Barbara Herrnstein Smith...
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Common Knowledge (1 September 2015) 21 (3): 399–405.
Published: 01 September 2015
... Peace, the spokesperson of Erasmus in his Querela Pacis (1521), that the desire to impute and avenge wrongs against oneself is insatiable and at the root of both individual and social enmities. He notes that, in a symposium about how to resolve and prevent enmity, most contributions have to date...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2002) 8 (1): 215–217.
Published: 01 January 2002
... sexual desire. Characters are above all bodies, agents of sexual desire. His master subject is the complexity and insatiability of desire, which finds its most original expressions in the heroically detailed, mesmeriz- ing pages in A Book of Memories devoted to describing...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2003) 9 (2): 241–253.
Published: 01 April 2003
... or the detective. As Slavoj Zˇ izˇek puts it, detective fiction shows us “that we are murderers in the unconscious of our desire, inso- far as the actual murderer realizes the desire of the group constituted by the corpse.”3 But Zˇ izˇek...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2014) 20 (3): 510.
Published: 01 August 2014
... style archaeology. by revealed as remote past the especially past, the in interests ists’ art somemodern display and understand to desire the by inspired Chicago, in exhibition unusual onavery comments and illustrates, volumecatalogs, This (Chicago: University of ChicagoPress...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2013) 19 (2): 315–317.
Published: 01 April 2013
... his own. Once upon a time he desired the younger dyke. He never dared to express his feelings toward her. She desired him too in a physical way. Both of them aged and let time get the better of them. The queen perhaps had warm feelings toward the narrator. He hated the younger dyke for being in...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2015) 21 (2): 351–355.
Published: 01 April 2015
... of earth, Carpet nappy, the rough roots, gnarly the kneading and clutching grass, the clutching You onback my lie to me want make measure. beyond desirable How youare, desirable hereagain. youmuse, are Beautiful To Love, aGoldenRetriever...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2012) 18 (2): 312–324.
Published: 01 April 2012
... terms of particular assertions, but also with respect to the desires and anxieties that drive each in determining what counts as a satisfactory conclusion to the learning process. There is no easy resolution to their quarrel, but as theolo- gians we are better off...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2007) 13 (2-3): 451–455.
Published: 01 August 2007
... - - - solely one’s own ego and desires.” is judgment] of [standard goal ultimate “whose possibly, 1...
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Common Knowledge (1 September 2017) 23 (3): 550.
Published: 01 September 2017
... or intention, purpose, desire, will, emotion, “independentbe of . . .to cognition, here claimed are emotions, human in rooted obviously offeelings experience the human non term the including rhetoric, own But nonhuman.” his the from human the separate that dualisms or...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2018) 24 (1): 168.
Published: 01 January 2018
... subversive. and flexible than rather superficial and lax became of language use his and him; surprise to interlocutors his allow to apparent inability an with coexisted conversation forfresh desire declared his amonotonous air; acquired quickly oforiginality why. advocacy...
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Common Knowledge (1 September 2015) 21 (3): 521.
Published: 01 September 2015
... stupidity”: of into desires of their donkey the ride will English “These William Dalrymple, Returnof aKing:TheBattlefor Afghanistan, 1839  doi 10.1215/0961754X-3131255...