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Common Knowledge (2004) 10 (1): 105–118.
Published: 01 January 2004
...Erica Johnson Debeljak Duke University Press 2004 FIVE LITTLE NEGROES AND OTHER SONGS A Lesson in Political Correctness from the Former Yugoslavia Erica Johnson Debeljak In pet zamorcˇkov sˇlo je na ta ljubljanski grad, se eden je spotaknil je padel v prepad. In sˇtiri...
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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (2): 362–366.
Published: 01 April 2017
...Simon Perchik © 2017 by Simon Perchik 2017 POETRY AND FICTION FIVE POEMS Simon Perchik * Before its first grave this hillside was already showing signs let its slope escape as darkness mistake every...
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Common Knowledge (2008) 14 (3): 478–483.
Published: 01 August 2008
...Eric McHenry Duke University Press 2008 not for sale FICTION AND POETRY FIVE POEMS Eric McHenry SUMMER MIX For seven dog years, Uncle Mark, I’ve meant to say my god that summer mix you sent is awesome...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (2): 351–355.
Published: 01 April 2015
...Belle Randall © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 not for sale POETRY AND FICTION FIVE POEMS Belle Randall The Severist Manifesto We believe in erasing the page until it rises like a nappy fur and even the white...
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Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (3): 566–570.
Published: 01 August 2010
...Jee Leong Koh Duke University Press 2010 not for sale Poetry and Fiction FIVE GHAZALS Jee Leong Koh Pull the drawstring to close the sea into a lake Pull the drawstring to close the sea into a lake. The sea is wild...
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Common Knowledge (2007) 13 (1): 131–141.
Published: 01 January 2007
... Jim Powell 2007 not for sale Translations by Jim Powell F I C T I O N A N D P O E T R Y TO SEA AGAIN, DEAR SHIP Ten Poems in Five Languages Translations by Jim Powell OLD IRONSIDES New storms will drive...
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Common Knowledge (2009) 15 (3): 324–330.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Aidan O'Neill Aidan O'Neill remembers Britain as a fundamentally riven society twenty-five years ago under the premiership of Margaret Thatcher; a country divided by she who sought to rule it with certainty, but without compassion. The memories of Britain as a bitter and broken polity split asunder...
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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (1): 57–58.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Caroline Walker Bynum; Mary Harvey Doyno; Dorothea von Mücke; Frederick S. Paxton; Ramona Naddaff; Katharine Wallerstein The historian Caroline Walker Bynum, who solicited and organized this set of five case studies, explains in her introduction to them that their intent is to bypass the currently...
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Common Knowledge (2009) 15 (1): 97–153.
Published: 01 January 2009
... attention to the paradoxes and ironies of the war from the point of view of a civilian reserve foot soldier and father of five serving in a frontline infantry unit. Significant sections of this narrative are dedicated to the moral, ethical, and religious questions that he grappled with during the war...
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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (2): 239–255.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Paul Fenton Five illustrations of exceptional instances of Muslim philo-Semitism are presented in this contribution to the Common Knowledge symposium on xenophilia. The first appears in a responsum of the fourteenth-century Spanish rabbi Isaac Ben Sheshet dealing with the Muslim admission of Jewish...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 332–338.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Jeffrey M. Perl; Jeffrey M. Perl This introduction to the third and final part of the Common Knowledge symposium “Unsocial Thought, Uncommon Lives” (13:1 [Winter 2007]: 33–39) is reprinted here in a special issue of representative pieces from the journal’s first twenty-five years. The title...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 346–347.
Published: 01 April 2019
... first twenty-five years. Kermode had called for papers in the journal’s inaugural issue (1:1 [Spring 1992]: 5–6) on “the question of value” and was to a degree disappointed with the results. He had wanted the ensuing symposium to treat and even focus on axiology in the arts, but the papers answering his...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 378–383.
Published: 01 April 2019
...” is underway in which not only the government administrations of their countries have changed but also their systems of governance—and changed for the worse. “It is not,” they agree, “what the democratic opposition spent twenty-five years fighting for.” Their apprehension is that, under new forms, the old...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (2): 196–235.
Published: 01 April 2015
...Judith Beyer; Felix Girke Twenty-five years ago, drawing on her fieldwork among the Zapotec, the legal anthropologist Laura Nader proposed the term harmony ideology to characterize postcolonial systems of justice. She found outward social harmony to be the result of coercion, as people were denied...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (3): 399–410.
Published: 01 August 2013
...Nina Pelikan Straus This interview with Joseph Frank — best known as the author of a five-volume biography of Dostoevsky (published 1976 – 2002) and of Spatial Form in Modern Literature (1945) — was conducted in 2012 at Stanford and is published here, shortly after his death at age ninety-four...
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Common Knowledge (2023) 29 (2): 193–205.
Published: 01 May 2023
.... And yet, despite this negative assessment of the institution, Socrates was willing to participate in a lottery that made him a member of the Council of Five Hundred, the supreme political body of Athens. This essay — a contribution to the Common Knowledge symposium “Antipolitics” — attempts to explain...
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Common Knowledge (2009) 15 (3): 319–323.
Published: 01 August 2009
..., in which not only the government administrations of their countries have changed, but also their systems of governance—for the worse. “It is not,” they agree, “what the democratic opposition spent twenty-five years fighting for.” Their apprehension is that, under new forms, the old authoritarian impulses...
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Common Knowledge (2009) 15 (3): 336–339.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Colin Richmond To commemorate the five hundreth anniversary of the accession of Henry VIII to the English throne, this guest column reviews the inventories made, upon his death, of the king's possessions at Hampton Court, the Tower, and other locations. Focusing on extensive equipment for royal...
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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (1): 59–66.
Published: 01 January 2017
..., seventy-five-minute class session, the reader is shown how students can be prompted to find the beginnings of a complex interpretation in their own initial, “gut” reactions to an alien and difficult text. © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 humanities teaching close reading Perpetua...
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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (1): 83–90.
Published: 01 January 2017
... of the term that focused on the use of DNA, archaeology, and anthropology to study the lives of seven women who are the ancestors of almost every European today, as “imagined” by the geneticist Bryan Sykes in his book The Seven Daughters of Eve . These women lived between forty-five hundred and ten thousand...