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Common Knowledge (2006) 12 (1): 127–133.
Published: 01 January 2006
... directly overhead onto the square before the mortuary, it was dreadfully hot; my mother stuck it surprisingly well, she didn’t cry. Or rather not surprising: in general, she surprisingly sticks out more or less everything. I had just arrived, the previous evening, the Russians having transferred my...
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Common Knowledge (2004) 10 (3): 551–564.
Published: 01 August 2004
... constellations, carrying Nora this way and that and finally to the end of a taxi line. But she didn’t want a taxi, and once she realized what the others were waiting for she headed in the opposite direction, downtown on Vanderbilt, no, uptown and over to Fifth, yes, this was correct. Firmly en route, she...
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Common Knowledge (2005) 11 (3): 367–368.
Published: 01 August 2005
... gesture, Susan said yesterday evening, suddenly halting by the wall of the prison in Mosonyi Road, that “this System” (though she didn’t say it out loud, she didn’t say capitalism, she didn’t say democ- racy, but the one in which the two of us are now living, the shared one, which is what...
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Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (3): 571–577.
Published: 01 August 2010
... goof her on motherwho didn’t have aword whose and strength advice damp his her offered hurriedly voice and strangled his he unableregained tosaywordaplatform, station until the on damp cheeks unshaven his her, of go letting not embrace, father’s her looked if she had...
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Common Knowledge (2023) 29 (1): 1–20.
Published: 01 January 2023
..., the other one responsible for this patient was just here.” “And where is he now?” “He took off toward the church to look for the patient.” “Didn't the patient escape earlier?” “Don't know.” “How do you not know? You had better call the police, moron, before he kills someone. And get...
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Common Knowledge (2021) 27 (2): 328–338.
Published: 01 May 2021
.... It seemed as if the only thing that could make her sad was if we didn't praise and finish to the last bite the food that she prepared for us. I had left Germany to study in America and had settled there. I would go back every summer to visit friends and relatives, including aunts and uncles who lived...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (3): 573–580.
Published: 01 August 2011
... minutes. but harmless was that gases of“carbigone,” combination a called he what tered self- feeling college in but didn’t howknow I had done it. problemMy main was nervousness, named my nervousness and “writer’s block.” I had written a few successful things preparatory session. When Dr...
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Common Knowledge (2021) 27 (2): 323–327.
Published: 01 May 2021
... behind them. Introductions were made. They were on vacation, staying at his family's old apartment. Anton told his wife to go on with the children so that he could talk to Ella. His wife didn't seem to like that suggestion, and he suggested instead that they meet for coffee on the weekend. Ella...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (3): 399–410.
Published: 01 August 2013
...- is spiritual authority of the radical Russian Russian radical of the authority ­spiritual . I didn’t have a degree and was working working .I didn’t was and ahave degree...
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Common Knowledge (2005) 11 (3): 541–549.
Published: 01 August 2005
... is that?” and, even more appalled, my grandfather explained: “Well, persisted and didn’t understand Istill DonQuixote.” is “this hesaid, on myface, look still vague the Seeing mentionedI’dbefore. orthat school, him heard never in about him hadn’t talked they that isamazed youdon’tmean whothis...
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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (1): 116–119.
Published: 01 January 2017
..., so if it were outside of her or unconfined it would wobble like a drunk or some poor bitch or bastard with a head injury. It mostly didn’t stick out, it mostly stayed in and was apparent, therefore, to only her but some awful times to others...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (2): 383–393.
Published: 01 April 2011
.... up the picked had cousin my which for luxuries limo, the and lunch the of glowingly spoke father my afterward, Forcome. time longto a things of restaurant, Steve sat the limousinein between us, a harbinger I didn’t recognize miles upscale thousand an to then cemetery...
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Common Knowledge (2008) 14 (1): 10–15.
Published: 01 January 2008
... leastcommittee becausethe didnot need for adding another humanistic major to the undergraduate Wecurriculum. orof purpose it didn’t the see that things other among stating submission, the mittee for approval. Not long after, we got word that the committee had rejected com heading, which we did...
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Common Knowledge (2002) 8 (1): 218–268.
Published: 01 January 2002
... they look at each other, do not move actress: We’ll pretend we didn’t see anything. actor: Deceive ourselves but good. long silence they look at each other, do not move actress: Let’s get away from here. silence...
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Common Knowledge (2007) 13 (1): 113–130.
Published: 01 January 2007
... I him: in didn’t So butknow him, I remembered. lashes. dark fine the with eyes dark his of man, dered the inevitable triumph of equity over tragedy. the house stood empty, window garish boxes gone to seed as it patiently awaited eradicated only by application of a strong andastringent...
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Common Knowledge (2004) 10 (1): 105–118.
Published: 01 January 2004
... children sing of zamorcˇki, 110 they really are singing about people who live beyond the sea since they have no black population to speak of. Slovenians were not guilty of the crimes of Amer- ica. They didn’t have a history of imposing slavery and ghetto life on blacks...
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Common Knowledge (2007) 13 (2-3): 463–476.
Published: 01 August 2007
... they they had a new album or were simply reiterating the same old nasal malaise. about to tour: the posters blemished Paris like mustardHe stains. didn’t know if of fashion? Shortly before to Mexico,returning Julio had noticed that they were waves havesuccessive resisted devoid aproductand soderivative...
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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (1): 130–148.
Published: 01 January 2018
.... Whaaat? Isee, you’vebeentakingyourshitsregularlyhere. Nita: And hadn’t youdecidedI’myourfriend? I swearitwasanaccident, Ijustwentinwithoutthinking. I didn’t meanit, Ialwaysusetheotherone, Dia: We’ll havetocutyou20 percentforthat. and theoneoverthereforallworkersyou. that toilet’s formeandmyguests, I...
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Common Knowledge (2009) 15 (1): 97–153.
Published: 01 January 2009
...? Howdidn’tI come run from? come it all did in the human body. It didn’t stop pumping through my system for weeks. Where circulating ofadrenaline amount atlaterthe weeks few a marveling remember I ofSafed rightaway. That’s of adrenaline. when squirt secretedmy body itsfirst...
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Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (2): 298–302.
Published: 01 April 2010
... in due course, and it took many other coincidences miraculous reincarnation of the first scene in the novel, though at the time I didn’t see it. a were you you, at up jumped Zedog dog my when and telegram, mother’s my by sion conci with her heralded usual July, in that the on evening...