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Common Knowledge (2006) 12 (2): 310.
Published: 01 April 2006
...Caroline Walker Bynum Peter Dronke, Imagination in the Late Pagan and Early Christian World: The First Nine Centuries AD (Florence: SISMEL, Edizioni del Galluzzo, 2003), 261 pp. © 2006 by Duke University Press 2006 L I T T L...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (1): 133.
Published: 01 January 2013
...Keith Thomas Koslofsky Craig , Evening's Empire: A History of the Night in Early Modern Europe ( Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2011 ), 431 pp. © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 LITTLE REVIEWS...
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Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (2): 295–296.
Published: 01 April 2010
...Ramie Targoff Keith Thomas, The Ends of Life: Roads to Fulfilment in Early Modern England (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2009), 416 pp. Duke University Press 2010 LITTLE REVIEWS Brigitte Le Juez, Beckett before...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (1): 134.
Published: 01 January 2013
...Stuart Clark Knights Mark , The Devil in Disguise: Deception, Delusion, and Fanaticism in the Early English Enlightenment ( Oxford : Oxford University Press , 2011 ), 279 pp. © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013...
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Common Knowledge (2008) 14 (1): 166–167.
Published: 01 January 2008
...John Q. Stilwell Paul Raffield, Images and Cultures of Law in Early Modern England: Justice and Political Power, 1558 – 1600 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004), 304 pp. © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 LITTLE...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (1): 143–144.
Published: 01 January 2013
...Branka Arsić Seeman Erik R. , The Huron-Wendat Feast of the Dead: Indian-European Encounters in Early North America ( Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press , 2011 ), 163 pp. © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013...
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Common Knowledge (2004) 10 (2): 363–364.
Published: 01 April 2004
.... Vattimo’s career began with a quest to twist modernity into something livable, and I suspect that that quest is continu- ous with his recent attempt to overcome secularity. —John Q. Stilwell Gigliola Fragnito, ed., Church, Censorship, and Culture in Early Modern Italy (Cambridge: Cambridge...
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Common Knowledge (2012) 18 (1): 160–173.
Published: 01 January 2012
...Thomas DaCosta Kaufmann This essay, part of a special issue on the Warburg Institute and Library, offers personal recollections of scholars whom the author encountered there as a student in the early 1970s, including E. H. Gombrich, Otto Kurz, Michael Baxandall, Frances Yates, D. P. Walker, A. I...
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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): 548.
Published: 01 August 2003
... between the two men and places them in the “Early Enlightenment” world sur- rounding them, with great skill and precision, and sees the origins of modern anthropology in the formulations, reformulations, and counterreformulations that finally drove them profoundly apart. If Herder remains, despite...
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Common Knowledge (2003) 9 (3): 550.
Published: 01 August 2003
... between the two men and places them in the “Early Enlightenment” world sur- rounding them, with great skill and precision, and sees the origins of modern anthropology in the formulations, reformulations, and counterreformulations that finally drove them profoundly apart. If Herder remains, despite...
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Common Knowledge (2023) 29 (1): 124–125.
Published: 01 January 2023
...Paul Stephenson The late antique city was as busy with organized gangs of professional beggars as any modern downtown, but early Christians could not simply turn away. They were hectored into caring by golden-mouthed preachers like John, bishop of New Rome. Chrysostom insisted that almsgiving...
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Common Knowledge (2003) 9 (1): 164–165.
Published: 01 January 2003
...- ularly portrayed as children on tombstones and were indeed seen as individuals of consequence. By the thirteenth century, the killing of newborn children was treated as homicide, and as early as 1118 abortion was punished. (Mothers who aborted...
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Common Knowledge (2003) 9 (2): 344.
Published: 01 April 2003
.... In a tribal context, Khalaf’s distinction of civil strife and uncivil violence is just too couth and cannot hold. —Mordechai Bar-On Brad S. Gregory, Salvation at Stake: Christian Martyrdom in Early Modern Europe, Harvard...
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Common Knowledge (2014) 20 (1): 148–149.
Published: 01 January 2014
...Wanda Wyporska Ostling Michael , Between the Devil and the Host: Imagining Witchcraft in Early Modern Poland . ( Oxford : Oxford University Press , 2011 ), 279 pp. © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 LITTLE REVIEWS Thomas J. Heffernan, The Passion of Perpetua...
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Common Knowledge (2023) 29 (2): 244–245.
Published: 01 May 2023
...Inbar Graiver gr.comknow@biu.ac.il Kim Haines-Eitzen , Sonorous Desert: What Deep Listening Taught Early Christian Monks—and What It Can Teach Us ( Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press , 2022 ), 168 pp. Copyright © 2023 by Duke University Press 2023 A strange...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (3): 474–489.
Published: 01 August 2013
...Gerard Wiegers This contribution to the Common Knowledge symposium “Fuzzy Studies” argues, on the basis of recent research, that religious polemic is a phenomenon closely associated only with monotheist traditions. Focusing on religious polemics in medieval and early modern Islamic and Christian...
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Common Knowledge (2009) 15 (2): 215–216.
Published: 01 April 2009
...Philip Gossett Eleanor Selfridge-Field, Song and Season: Science, Culture, and Theatrical Time in Early Modern Venice (Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2007), 400 pp. Duke University Press 2009 Little Reviews Aviad Kleinberg, Flesh Made Word: Saints’ Stories...
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Common Knowledge (2008) 14 (2): 319.
Published: 01 April 2008
...Michael Baxandall Stuart Clark, Vanities of the Eye: Vision in Early Modern European Culture (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007), 428 pp. © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 LITTLE REVIEWS Peter Malkin, ed., Basil Bunting on Poetry (Baltimore, MD: Johns...
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Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (1): 110–127.
Published: 01 January 2010
... Gestures of Retreat in Early Modern Germany Martin Mulsow Translated by Pamela E. Selwyn He presses his finger to his lips because wisdom is acquired not amidst noise and clamor, but in silence, solitude, isolation and a contempt for all...