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Common Knowledge (1 January 2004) 10 (1): 153–154.
Published: 01 January 2004
...- trait of himself on a gallery wall) feeling “anxious and bizarre.” It is a vivid esti- mate of what results from decontextualization. —Lawrence Jones Allan Antliff, Anarchist Modernism: Art, Politics, and the First American Avant-Garde (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2001), 289 pp...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2013) 19 (3): 572–573.
Published: 01 August 2013
...Philip Gossett Page Christopher , The Christian West and Its Singers: The First Thousand Years ( New Haven, CT : Yale University Press , 2010 ), 692 pp. © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 LITTLE REVIEWS...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2006) 12 (2): 306.
Published: 01 April 2006
...Natalie Zemon Davis Arthur Mitzman, Prometheus Revisited: The Quest for Global Justice in the Twenty-first Century (Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 2003), 319 pp. © 2006 by Duke University Press 2006 L I T T L E...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 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 (1 January 2008) 14 (1): 1–9.
Published: 01 January 2008
...Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham This memorial tribute reflects on the personal and intellectual qualities of Elizabeth Fox-Genovese (1941–2007), who was the author's teacher. Higginbotham says that her first impressions of Fox-Genovese, formed in a graduate seminar in European history at the University...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2007) 13 (2-3): 460–461.
Published: 01 August 2007
...G. Thomas Tanselle Anthony James West, The Shakespeare First Folio , 2 vols. (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001-3), 648 pp. Duke University Press 2007 L I T T L E R E V I E W S Temple Grandin and Catherine Johnson, Animals in Translation: Using the...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2018) 24 (2): 314–315.
Published: 01 April 2018
...David Cloutier Trentmann Frank , Empire of Things: How We Became a World of Consumers, from the Fifteenth Century to the Twenty-First ( New York : Harper , 2016 ), 862 pp. Copyright © 2018 by Duke University Press 2018 ...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2011) 17 (1): 186–189.
Published: 01 January 2011
...J. G. A. Pocock Steve Pincus, 1688: The First Modern Revolution (New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2009), 647 pp. Duke University Press 2011 LITTLE REVIEWS Steve Pincus, 1688: The First Modern Revolution (New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2009), 647...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2012) 18 (2): 361–362.
Published: 01 April 2012
...Alexander Nehamas Pippin Robert B. , Nietzsche, Psychology, and First Philosophy ( Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 2010 ), 152 pp. © 2012 by Duke University Press 2012 LITTLE REVIEWS Nanno Marinatos...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2013) 19 (3): 575–576.
Published: 01 August 2013
...G. Thomas Tanselle Needham Paul , Galileo Makes a Book: The First Edition of “Sidereus Nuncius,” Venice, 1610 ( Berlin : Akademie Verlag , 2011 ), 249 pp. © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 LITTLE REVIEWS...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2012) 18 (1): 1–16.
Published: 01 January 2012
... organized library, a center for doctoral and postdoctoral research, and a teaching faculty, the Institute was first envisioned by Aby Warburg, a pioneering historian of art and culture from a wealthy Jewish family in Hamburg. Warburg rejected the traditional view that the classical tradition was a simple...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2018) 24 (3): 353–355.
Published: 01 August 2018
... “ethnographies” of the humanities classroom, which complements a first set that appeared in Common Knowledge in the spring of 2017. The first set aroused interest because it took the innovative approach of describing particular pedagogical experiences rather than simply making general arguments about the value...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2012) 18 (3): 387–418.
Published: 01 August 2012
...Adam Michnik This essay is a memorial tribute from one member of the Common Knowledge editorial board to another. Adam Michnik, a cofounder of the first dissident organization in East-Central Europe, writes about the details and the symbolic importance of his first meeting, in 1978 on Mt. Snĕžka...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2017) 23 (2): 225–231.
Published: 01 April 2017
...Jeffrey M. Perl; Humberto Garcia; Noa Halevy; Peter Valdina In this introduction to the first installment of the Common Knowledge symposium on xenophilia, the editor explains the rationale of the new project, citing increases in aggressive xenophobia internationally. He comments on the intergroup...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2018) 24 (3): 483.
Published: 01 August 2018
... literary culture, and their memory of Levet is one of very few on record. Levet’s poetry appeared in a book, Cartes Postales , that Larbaud and Fargue assembled; first appearing in 1921, the book was republished by Gallimard in 1942 and has never since been out of print. This translation is the first into...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2012) 18 (2): 255–266.
Published: 01 April 2012
.... This article is the first of a three-part contribution to the Common Knowledge symposium on “blur,” each part corresponding broadly to Geertz's trifold instances of blur as involving “face-to-face interaction” (“life as game”), “collective intensities” (“life as stage”), and “imaginative forms” (“life...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2014) 20 (1): 1–3.
Published: 01 January 2014
...Jeffrey M. Perl This editorial note introduces the second of three issues of Common Knowledge dedicated to experiments in scholarly form. The first appeared in Winter 1996 and was introduced by a dialogue between two editorial board members, Greil Marcus and Hugh Kenner, who differed over whether...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2008) 14 (1): 124–135.
Published: 01 January 2008
..., whether in the academic or the political realm, is to persuade the person or people addressed to adopt a particular course of action. The concept of frank speaking, or parrhesia , first appeared among the Greeks as a political virtue, one exercised among free men in the public assembly for the common good...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2017) 23 (2): 232–253.
Published: 01 April 2017
..., a transcultural fantasy that takes two forms. First, the unconditional hospitality Abu Taleb experiences among his Irish and Anglo-Irish hosts leads him to imagine a linguistic-ethnic kinship between ancient Celts and Persians, recalled in the similarities he sees between a subimperial capital...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2017) 23 (2): 254–302.
Published: 01 April 2017
...Noa Halevy This article is the first installment of a three-part contribution to the Common Knowledge symposium on xenophilia. The series of three examines the ways in which Anglo-American writers, from the mid-nineteenth until the late twentieth century, turned to Russian literature and literary...