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Common Knowledge (1 August 2009) 15 (3): 373–394.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Matthew A. Taylor Written exclusively in the third-person by a narrator who repeatedly refers to “Henry Adams” as “passive,” “submissive,” and “a helpless victim” in relation to the “forces” in the world that form him, The Education of Henry Adams attenuates both author and subject by valuing...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2008) 14 (1): 168.
Published: 01 January 2008
...Robert B. Pippin William Righter, American Memory in Henry James: Void and Value , ed. Rosemary Righter (Aldershot, U.K.: Ashgate, 2004), 220 pp. © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 LITTLE REVIEWS Gabriel Piterberg, An...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2017) 23 (2): 254–302.
Published: 01 April 2017
... theory to escape the otherwise inevitable influence of French avant-garde literary movements. These writers—Henry James in part 1, Donald Davie in part 2, and the “American Bakhtinian” critics in part 3—found in Russian examples a responsible yet radical and morally oriented alternative to what they...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2002) 8 (3): 550–551.
Published: 01 August 2002
... substitute for using one’s brain. Is, therefore, our e-mail society a loveless, sexless, and brainless culture? Send your answer on a postcard, please. —Colin Richmond Robert Pippin, Henry James and Modern Moral Life...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2018) 24 (1): 56–89.
Published: 01 January 2018
... Symposium: Xenophilia, Part 3 HENRY DAVID THOREAU, YOGI Richard H. Davis “Depend upon it that rude and careless as I am, I would fain practice the yoga faithfully,” wrote Henry David Thoreau to his friend Harrison Blake in 1849. “To...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2018) 24 (3): 432.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Conal Condren Turner Henry S. , The Corporate Commonwealth: Pluralism and Political Fictions in England, 1516 – 1651 ( Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 2016 ), 344 pp. Copyright © 2018 by Duke University Press 2018 ...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2018) 24 (3): 436.
Published: 01 August 2018
...G. Thomas Tanselle Hitchings Henry , ed., Browse: The World in Bookshops ( London : Pushkin Press , 2016 ), 253 pp. Copyright © 2018 by Duke University Press 2018 ...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2018) 24 (3): 483.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Léon-Paul Fargue; Valery Larbaud After the early death of the little-known but extraordinarily promising French poet Henry J.-M. Levet, Valery Larbaud and Léon-Paul Fargue visited with Levet’s parents in the city of Montbrison. In a recorded conversation, they describe their visit, and in a...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2019) 25 (1-3): 434.
Published: 01 April 2019
...M. H. Abrams; Jeffrey M. Perl Hagberg G. L. , Meaning and Interpretation: Wittgenstein, Henry James, and Literary Knowledge ( Ithaca, NY : Cornell University Press , 1994 ), 183 pp. Copyright © 2019 Duke University Press 2019 ...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2019) 25 (1-3): 442–444.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Joseph Frank; Jeffrey M. Perl Bloshteyn Maria , The Making of a Counter-Culture Icon: Henry Miller’s Dostoyevsky ( Toronto : University of Toronto Press , 2007 ), 261 pp. Copyright © 2019 Duke University Press 2019 ...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2012) 18 (2): 374–376.
Published: 01 April 2012
...Joseph Frank Bloshteyn Maria , The Making of a Counter-Culture Icon: Henry Miller's Dostoyevsky ( Toronto : University of Toronto Press , 2007 ), 261 pp. © 2012 by Duke University Press 2012 LITTLE REVIEWS...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2013) 19 (3): 563–564.
Published: 01 August 2013
...Paul Armstrong Anesko Michael , Monopolizing the Master: Henry James and the Politics of Modern Literary Scholarship ( Stanford, CA : Stanford University Press , 2012 ), 248 pp. © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013...
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Common Knowledge (1 May 2016) 22 (2): 313–314.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Marjorie Perloff Powell Jennifer , ed., New Rhythms: Henri Gaudier Brzeska: Art, Dance, and Movement in London, 1911 – 15 . ( Cambridge : Kettle's Yard , 2015 ), 126 pp. © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 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 (1 April 2010) 16 (2): 223–232.
Published: 01 April 2010
... he have evaded martyrdom at the hands of Henry VIII and Thomas Cromwell? One discussant argues that More could not have done so without contemptibly abandoning his principles and surrendering fully to despotism. The other discussant disagrees, suggesting that More had to abandon some of his...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2011) 17 (1): 128–145.
Published: 01 January 2011
... illustrates that idea by means of four quotations, taken from authors as different as Richard Rorty and David Schneider, Marcel Mauss and Henri Michaux. The quotations can be said to “exemplify” anthropology in terms that are interestingly (and diversely) restrictive: some of them amount to extrinsic...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2014) 20 (1): 11–13.
Published: 01 January 2014
... in England at the turn of the last century: the novelist Henry James and the painter Edwin Austin Abbey. Detailed evidence is mustered to document James's love of fresh hens' eggs and of the undignified lengths he would go to obtain them through the agency of Abbey and his wife. This short piece is...
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Common Knowledge (1 May 2016) 22 (2): 237–255.
Published: 01 May 2016
... rules around the formation and dissolution of Christian marriage were in flux, opportunities for manipulation of accepted practices abounded. This article examines a series of marriages between members of the Anglo-Norman and Angevin ruling families, focusing especially on the reign of Henry I (1100–35...
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Common Knowledge (1 May 2016) 22 (2): 256–276.
Published: 01 May 2016
... of the marriage diplomacy that had established dynastic networks between France and the Mediterranean world for centuries. Both works center on the 1559 Peace of Cateau-Cambrésis between France and Spain, which married Henri II's daughter Elisabeth de Valois to King Philip II. While Saint-Réal does...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2010) 16 (2): 291.
Published: 01 April 2010
...Henry Kamen J. H. Elliott, Empires of the Atlantic World: Britain and Spain in America, 1492–1830 (New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2006), 560 pp. Duke University Press 2010 LITTLE REVIEWS Brigitte Le Juez, Beckett...