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Common Knowledge (1 January 2013) 19 (1): 134–135.
Published: 01 January 2013
...Jean-Claude Schmitt Bynum Caroline Walker , Christian Materiality: An Essay on Religion in Late Medieval Europe ( New York : Zone Books , 2011 ), 440 pp. © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 LITTLE REVIEWS...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2009) 15 (1): 92–93.
Published: 01 January 2009
...J. M. Coetzee Daniel Defoe, An Essay on the History and Reality of Apparitions , ed. Kit Kincade (New York: AMS Press, 2007), 573 pp. © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 LITTLE REVIEWS Daniel Defoe, An Essay on the History and Reality of Apparitions, ed...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2007) 13 (1): 143.
Published: 01 January 2007
...Kwame Anthony Appiah Arjun Appadurai, Fear of Small Numbers: An Essay on the Geography of Anger (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2006), 176 pp. Duke University Press 2007 L I T T L E R E V I E W S Reviel Netz, Barbed Wire: An Ecology of Modernity...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2010) 16 (3): 561.
Published: 01 August 2010
...Don Seeman Adam B. Seligman, Robert P. Weller, Michael J. Puett, and Bennett Simon, Ritual and Its Consequences: An Essay on the Limits of Sincerity (New York: Oxford University Press, 2008), 248 pp. Duke University Press 2010 LITTLE REVIEWS Sarah McNamer, Affective...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2003) 9 (1): 165.
Published: 01 January 2003
.... I referred to this book in my contribution to the winter 2002 number of Common Knowledge and wrote an essay about it for another journal (Raritan). My reason for calling attention to it yet again is simply that its important message should...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2003) 9 (1): 166–167.
Published: 01 January 2003
... referred to this book in my contribution to the winter 2002 number of Common Knowledge and wrote an essay about it for another journal (Raritan). My reason for calling attention to it yet again is simply that its important message should, I...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2005) 11 (3): 497–498.
Published: 01 August 2005
... recollections during toCroatia journeys span return regular and that America, in arrival essays childhood, In poles. between torn not emphatically with deals book this Though Pakistan. to Ukraine the from toSerbia, Croatia from youth today’s disenchanted stir desire of objects...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2003) 9 (3): 545–546.
Published: 01 August 2003
... resources of texts accurately identified, using the crisp ways to argue that he learned when he was an apprentice ana- lytic philosopher. You cannot fail to delight in the telling illustrations, some macabre, some sad, as in the essay/lecture, “The Horror of Monsters...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2003) 9 (3): 550.
Published: 01 August 2003
... apprentice ana- lytic philosopher. You cannot fail to delight in the telling illustrations, some macabre, some sad, as in the essay/lecture, “The Horror of Monsters.” Essay/lecture—that is Davidson’s name for his genre. He has not tried to make a continuous book. But 545...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2008) 14 (3): 487.
Published: 01 August 2008
...Peter Burke D. N. DeLuna, ed., with Perry Anderson and Glynn Burgess, The Political Imagination in History: Essays concerning J. G. A. Pocock (Baltimore, MD: Owlworks, 2006), 174 pp. Duke University Press 2008 LITTLE REVIEWS Thomas Laird, The Story of Tibet...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2018) 24 (2): 313–314.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Marilyn Strathern Lévi-Strauss Claude , We Are All Cannibals, and Other Essays , foreword by Maurice Olender, trans. Todd Jane Marie ( New York : Columbia University Press , 2016 ), 176 pp. Copyright © 2018 by Duke University Press 2018 ...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2012) 18 (2): 372.
Published: 01 April 2012
...Michael P. Kramer Hartman Geoffrey , The Third Pillar: Essays in Judaic Studies ( Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press , 2011 ), 236 pp. © 2012 by Duke University Press 2012 LITTLE REVIEWS Nanno...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2010) 16 (3): 557–558.
Published: 01 August 2010
...John Boardman G. W. Bowersock, From Gibbon to Auden: Essays on the Classical Tradition (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2009), 240 pp. Duke University Press 2010 LITTLE REVIEWS Sarah McNamer, Affective Meditation and the Invention of Medieval Compassion...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2015) 21 (1): 116–117.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Matthew Mutter Levine George , ed., The Joy of Secularism: 11 Essays for How We Live Now . ( Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press , 2011 ), 272 pp. © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2015) 21 (2): 329–330.
Published: 01 April 2015
...Dore J. Levy Leys Simon , The Hall of Uselessness: Collected Essays . ( New York : New York Review of Books , 2013 ), 576 pp. © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2004) 10 (1): 151.
Published: 01 January 2004
...Richard Rorty Duke University Press 2004 LITTLE REVIEWS Hilary Putnam, The Collapse of the Fact-Value Distinction and Other Essays (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2002), 224 pp. Putnam is at his best when...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2010) 16 (2): 276–284.
Published: 01 April 2010
...Anonymous Envoi This essay explores the possibilities of quietism in our time. It begins by examining briefly versions of quietism, Eastern and Western, then turns to particular works of Rilke, Kafka, and Beckett to review exigent images of quietism, variously relevant to the modern condition...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2014) 20 (2): 197–203.
Published: 01 April 2014
...Jeffrey M. Perl This essay, by the editor of Common Knowledge , comprises the introduction to an issue of the journal dedicated to experiments in scholarly form and to discussion of them. He explains the choice of articles and other pieces in the issue on the basis of their contributions either as...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2013) 19 (1): 154–163.
Published: 01 January 2013
...Belle Randall Skeptical of the arguments put forth in Robert Duncan's long-awaited, post-humously published The H. D. Book , this review essay questions the elevation of Pre-Raphaelite, Aestheticist, and Decadent poetry that forms the basis of Duncan's revisionist canon—a revision in which Wallace...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2011) 17 (2): 394–410.
Published: 01 April 2011
...Charles M. Tung For much of the twentieth century, the discipline of literary studies has grappled with the question of how its generally sotto voce activity responds to a history that calls loudly for action. This essay treats the question of literature's quietism in relation to the problem of...