1-20 of 851 Search Results for


Follow your search
Access your saved searches in your account

Would you like to receive an alert when new items match your search?
Close Modal
Sort by
Journal Article
Common Knowledge (2023) 29 (1): 112–113.
Published: 01 January 2023
...Linda Safran linda.safran@utoronto.ca Elina Gertsman , The Absent Image: Lacunae in Medieval Books ( University Park : Pennsylvania State University Press , 2021 ), 256 pp. Copyright © 2023 by Duke University Press 2023 This book professes to be about nothing...
Journal Article
Common Knowledge (2021) 27 (1): 122.
Published: 01 January 2021
...John Watkins Elyot Thomas , The Image of Governance and Other Dialogues of Counsel (1533–1541) , ed. Carlson David R. ( Cambridge, UK : Modern Humanities Research Association , 2018 ), 354 pp. Copyright © 2021 Duke University Press 2021 C O M M O N K N O W L E D G E 1 2 2...
Journal Article
Common Knowledge (2005) 11 (3): 497.
Published: 01 August 2005
... for image’s potentiality visual earlier of muchof the art post-Reformation from development One removal such). is and scrolls onexegetical pictures, within ing tence on the word (which appearstheform in writ- ofprogrammatically actual insis- Lutheran tothe developments grand two he relates...
Journal Article
Common Knowledge (2002) 8 (2): 417.
Published: 01 April 2002
... the oriental and the primitive? Might the clas- sical not even seem to some “unnatural,” and to conceal emotional depths that the modern world still generally keeps under comparably respectable wraps? —John Boardman Alain Besançon, The Forbidden Image: An Intellectual History...
Journal Article
Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (2): 345–346.
Published: 01 April 2015
...John Boardman Giuliani Luca , Image and Myth: A History of Pictorial Narration in Greek Art . ( Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 2013 ), 335 pp. © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015...
Journal Article
Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (1): 187a–187.
Published: 01 January 2020
...Jessica Riskin Hopwood Nick , Haeckel’s Embryos: Images, Evolution, and Fraud ( Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 2015 ), 392 pp. Copyright © 2020 Duke University Press 2020 Li tt le R ev ie w s 1 8 7Nick Hopwood, Haeckel s Embryos: Images, Evolution, and Fraud (Chicago...
Journal Article
Common Knowledge (2008) 14 (1): 166–167.
Published: 01 January 2008
...John Q. Stilwell Paul Raffield, Images and Cultures of Law in Early Modern England: Justice and Political Power, 1558 – 1600 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004), 304 pp. © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 LITTLE...
Journal Article
Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (1): 65–87.
Published: 01 January 2020
... of xenophilia needs genealogical explanation, and Albera turns for this purpose to analysis of the relationship between Aphrodite and Ares in Greco-Roman mythology. In the present piece, Perl extends that exploration in analysis of a series of images in which the gods of love and war, along...
Journal Article
Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (3): 493–517.
Published: 01 August 2010
...Dalia Ofer A contribution to the sixth installment of the Common Knowledge symposium “Apology for Quietism,” this article reflects on the challenges that understanding the Holocaust posed for Jews in Palestine and has posed for them in Israel. Ofer concentrates on the images of victims, fighters...
Journal Article
Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (3): 397–404.
Published: 01 August 2018
... that such courses involve both gains and losses. Learning to lecture in front of a blank screen in an airless studio is not easy but has its own rewards if a professional media staff amasses and edits images and sounds. Teaching assistants also have to develop new techniques for involving students in discussion...
Journal Article
Common Knowledge (2012) 18 (1): 106–116.
Published: 01 January 2012
...Christopher S. Wood “ Dromenon ” was and is the rubric governing the fourth and final floor of Aby Warburg's Library. The word means “the thing done,” “the action,” and in the context of the Greek Mysteries referred to rites, as opposed to words and images. In the Warburg Library in London...
Journal Article
Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (2): 256–279.
Published: 01 April 2018
... (in particular, Gustav Weil and Ignác Goldziher) embraced and refined this image of the Muslim prophet as a model for Jewish reform. Copyright © 2018 by Duke University Press 2018 xenophilia Islamophilia Jewish reform movement Gustav Weil Ignác Goldziher Abraham Geiger Heinrich Graetz ...
Journal Article
Common Knowledge (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...
Journal Article
Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (1): 110–127.
Published: 01 January 2010
... of mainstream rationalism withdrew from the public sphere, using the image of the Egyptian god Harpocrates, who puts his index finger to his lips—a symbol for maintaining silence. In a sense one can thus label this kind of quietism as “harpocratism.” The essay examines the imagery and contextualizes it in three...
Journal Article
Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (3): 411–423.
Published: 01 August 2013
... in phenomenology-inflected writings on blur by T. J. Clark, Yve-Alain Bois and Rosalind Kraus, J.-P. Sartre, and Georges Bataille, but not in the work of the phenomenologist (and sinologist) François Jullien, whose book The Great Image Has No Form analyzes the role of blur in classical Chinese art theory...
Journal Article
Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (3): 424–445.
Published: 01 August 2013
...Tim Beasley-Murray This article discusses implicit conceptions of reticence in the early philosophical writings of Mikhail Bakhtin. Contrary to the image of Bakhtin as a thinker of dialogue, polyphony, and voice, it finds a strand in Bakhtin's thought that suggests that there might be good reasons...
Journal Article
Common Knowledge (2014) 20 (1): 28–45.
Published: 01 January 2014
...Jan Zwicky In this essay, part of a cluster of pieces on her concept of “lyric philosophy,” the author explores connections between imagination, understood as the capacity to think in images, and what Wittgenstein called “seeing-as.” In seeing-as, we focus on what Wittgenstein identifies as inner...
Journal Article
Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (1): 43–68.
Published: 01 January 2016
... among indigenous actors. Although these processes are mostly absent from colonial or later sources, they should not remain foreign to ethnology, as the three empirical cases analyzed in this essay show. Methodologically, the essay asks why the regulatory image of Rousseau's small community, meeting face...
Journal Article
Common Knowledge (2012) 18 (3): 419–432.
Published: 01 August 2012
..., wool , and fudge ), he reserves the word blur for the kind that results from de-differentiating objects or qualities or states of affairs whose differences have been overstated. To refine what blur is and is not, he compares kinds of unclarity found in images by Giotto, Rubens, Hokusai, Kunitora, Manet...
Journal Article
Common Knowledge (2014) 20 (2): 257–264.
Published: 01 April 2014
... converted colonists moment American the when the Take,example, an as shift. a gestalt through student’s perception the see to hopes teacher The form. written in that convey to phenomenon, seeks and social idea, a an image, an about atext, something discerns student...