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Common Knowledge (1 January 2012) 18 (1): 149–159.
Published: 01 January 2012
...Christy Anderson In 1941 Fritz Saxl and Rudolf Wittkower of the Warburg Institute organized an exhibition on English Art and the Mediterranean . The photographic exhibition showed the long history of artistic and cultural ties between English art and the classical tradition, employing Aby Warburg's...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2008) 14 (3): 434–444.
Published: 01 August 2008
...). “Lost” years between distinct eras or directions also raise larger questions about the premises and practices of literary history itself. Duke University Press 2008 Symposium: Devalued Currency, Part 3 MISSING YEARS On Casualties in English Literary History, Prior to...
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Common Knowledge (1 September 2017) 23 (3): 404–439.
Published: 01 September 2017
... aestheticism of French literary culture. Part 2 treats the poetry and criticism of the English “Movement” poet Donald Davie in light of his turn, in 1958, toward the example of Boris Pasternak as a way of escaping the influence of French Symbolist poetics and the post-Symbolist poetics of anglophone modernism...
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Common Knowledge (1 September 2017) 23 (3): 547.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Miguel Tamen Toner Anne , Ellipsis in English Literature: Signs of Omission . ( Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2015 ), 255 pp. © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2018) 24 (1): 90–125.
Published: 01 January 2018
... Symposium: Xenophilia, Part 3 ENGLISH EMERGENCIES AND RUSSIAN RESCUES, c. 1875 – 2000 Part 3: Bakhtin and the American Bakhtinians Noa Halevy Having explored Turgenev' s ª rescueº of Henry James from the influence of...
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Common Knowledge (1 September 2015) 21 (3): 510–511.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Rowan Williams Wortley John , The Anonymous Sayings of the Desert Fathers: A Select Edition and Complete English Translation . ( Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2013 ), 652 pp. © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 LITTLE REVIEWS John Wortley, The...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2015) 21 (1): 119–120.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Colin Richmond Cohn Samuel K. Jr. , with assistance from Aiton Douglas , Popular Protest in Late Medieval English Towns . ( Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2013 ), 375 pp. © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2015) 21 (1): 141–171.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Anna Wierzbicka This essay argues that, since Kant wrote in German and since German has no word for “right” corresponding in meaning to the English word, it is a case of conceptual anglocentrism to say, as many anglophone philosophers do, that Kant reformulated the foundations of ethics by...
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Common Knowledge (1 September 2016) 22 (3): 510.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Ardis Butterfield Machan Tim William , What Is English? And Why Should We Care? . ( Oxford : Oxford University Press , 2013 ), 416 pp. © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016...
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Common Knowledge (1 May 2016) 22 (2): 316.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Stephen Greenblatt Berger Thomas L. and Massai Sonia , eds., Paratexts in English Printed Drama to 1642 , 2 vols . ( Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2014 ), 1024 pp. © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2002) 8 (2): 420.
Published: 01 April 2002
... account of his interview with Isou today, but noth- ing here can really be trusted. —Greil Marcus Timothy Dykstal, The Luxury of Skepticism: Politics, Philosophy, 420 and Dialogue in the English Public Sphere, 1660–1740 (Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 2001...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 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 (1 April 2017) 23 (2): 254–302.
Published: 01 April 2017
... Press 2017 xenophilia Russophilia xenophobia Henry James Ivan Turgenev Symposium: Xenophilia, Part 1 ENGLISH EMERGENCIES AND RUSSIAN RESCUES, c. 1875 – 2000 Part 1: Turgenev and Henry James Noa Halevy In an act of...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2011) 17 (2): 411–422.
Published: 01 April 2011
... Henrician Reformation. Dubious of this premise during the previous exchange, the author here examines the lives of three northern English quietists of More's time—Christopher Urswick (c. 1448–1552), Cuthbert Tunstall (1474–1559), and John Redman (1499–1551)—who never quite risked martyrdom but never...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2012) 18 (3): 551–552.
Published: 01 August 2012
...James Trilling Harris Alexandra , Romantic Moderns: English Writers, Artists, and the Imagination from Virginia Woolf to John Piper ( New York : Thames and Hudson , 2010 ), 320 pp. © 2012 by Duke University Press 2012...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2012) 18 (2): 255–266.
Published: 01 April 2012
...Ardis Butterfield Vernacular language use in England throughout the later Middle Ages was a complex negotiation between English and French; that is, between the languages of English and French and the political identities of two peoples engaged in a long war. Clifford Geertz's famous analysis of...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2013) 19 (3): 446–473.
Published: 01 August 2013
... legal roll, and finally a pair of French poems about the death of the English commander, Thomas Montagu, fourth earl of Salisbury, at the English siege of Orléans in 1428, contrasted with some English translations of poems by Charles d'Orléans. The essay argues that blurriness in medieval bilingualism...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2008) 14 (1): 34–44.
Published: 01 January 2008
... in paradigm, whereas a scientist who resists will effectively disappear. Thus, the Morte Darthur set the terms for modern literature in English by holding fast to those of the Middle Ages. This essay argues that Malory was “modern” in that the Morte Darthur would not have been written except for the...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2017) 23 (2): 232–253.
Published: 01 April 2017
... Ireland in 1799–1802. Translated from Persian to English by an Irish scholar working for the British East India Company, Charles Stewart, and published in London in two editions (1810, 1814), The Travels of Mirza Abu Taleb Khan records the author's love for the Irish and theirs for him. This mutual...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2011) 17 (2): 363–370.
Published: 01 April 2011
... many individuals being sued for debt, in particular English villages in this period. Discussion then focuses on the extent to which the proliferation of unpaid debts between villagers led to tensions or a breakdown in trust within rural society. The essay concludes with comments on the character and...