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Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (2): 294.
Published: 01 April 2010
...Susan Stephens Joyce Tyldesley, Cleopatra: Last Queen of Egypt (New York: Basic Books, 2008), 290 pp. Duke University Press 2010 LITTLE REVIEWS Brigitte Le Juez, Beckett before Beckett, trans. Ros Schwartz (London...
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Common Knowledge (2005) 11 (1): 122–125.
Published: 01 January 2005
...Fleur Jaeggy Fleur Jaeggy 2005 not for sale Translated by Ann Goldstein F I C TIO N THE LAST OF HIS LINE Fleur Jaeggy Translated by Ann Goldstein Silent and morose the servants sat in the kitchen. The fi rstborn son...
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Common Knowledge (2005) 11 (3): 491–492.
Published: 01 August 2005
...-authored texts. infl and reception, making, the toexplore feminism astute and philology Sara Poor’s book is a stunningly good example—that combines sophisticatedto ain voice speak of own.their At last we to begin have whichscholarship—of aboutitpossiblefor womenwhether was writers Frenchby...
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Common Knowledge (2021) 27 (1): 109.
Published: 01 January 2021
...Thibault De Meyer de Waal Frans , Mama’s Last Hug: Animal Emotions and What They Tell Us about Ourselves ( London : Granta Books , 2019 ), 326 pp. Copyright © 2021 Duke University Press 2021 Li tt le R ev ie w s 1 0 9Frans de Waal, Mama s Last Hug: Animal Emotions and What...
Published: 01 January 2022
Figure 8. The Last Judgment tympanum, west central portal, abbey church of Saint-Denis. More
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (3): 545–553.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Imre Kertész This text, excerpted from a “diary novel” by Imre Kertész, appeared in both Hungarian and German in 2014. Now suffering with an advanced stage of Parkinson's disease, the author considers it the last work that he will be able to complete. © 2014 by Imre Kertész 2014 Holocaust...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (3): 512.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Richard Jenkyns Hardie Philip , The Last Trojan Hero: A Cultural History of Virgil's “Aeneid” . ( London : I. B. Tauris , 2014 ), 256 pp. © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016...
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Common Knowledge (2012) 18 (2): 292–311.
Published: 01 April 2012
... – 1988) mounted Zionist arguments of a sort that we now regard as poststructuralist or postmodern. © 2012 by Duke University Press 2012 Symposium: Fuzzy Studies, Part 2 “PRE-POSTMODERN”­ Four Jewish Nationalist Thinkers of the Last Century Avinoam Rosenak...
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Common Knowledge (2008) 14 (1): 1–9.
Published: 01 January 2008
... of Rochester in the mid-1970s, have been lasting impressions. The seminar introduced patterns of thought and behavior that proved consistent over the years, despite Fox-Genovese's several shifts in the past three decades—from Marxist to non-Marxist, historian of France to historian of antebellum Southern women...
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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (2): 190–217.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Yaakov Mascetti In 2005, Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger took the occasion of his last homily before election as Pope Benedict XVI to assault what he termed the “dictatorship of relativism,” and Common Knowledge responded in 2007 with a double issue (vol. 13, nos. 2–3) in defense of relativism. Yaakov...
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Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (2): 351–360.
Published: 01 April 2010
... that remains available, given the development of moral discourse during the last three hundred years. The willingness to respond to the call is admirable; but the restriction on moral discourse that makes this the only available form of moral response is, Rowlands suggests, both admirable and regrettable...
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Common Knowledge (2012) 18 (1): 149–159.
Published: 01 January 2012
... to the popularity of the exhibition with a diverse British public. Although the motivation for the exhibition emerged from political conditions and institutional circumstance, it had a lasting effect on the history of the study of English art and architecture. Wittkower and others turned to research...
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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (3): 474–482.
Published: 01 August 2018
.... This essay proposes it is time for a similar type to emerge in poetry so that the counterproductive hostility of contemporary poets to the Symbolist tradition may subside at last. Copyright © 2018 by Duke University Press 2018 T. S. Eliot Susan Sontag Yuri Tynianov Valery Larbaud Léon-Paul Fargue...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 341–345.
Published: 01 April 2019
... only appears . . . when there is enough money to produce a little leisure, a little time in which to love. . . . The cash value of the Christian ideal of universal brotherhood has, for the last two centuries, been the conviction that once science and technology have produced enough wealth...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (2): 290–297.
Published: 01 April 2020
... endeavor. In Tunisia, political independence in 1956 was accompanied by a further reinvigoration of Christianity, and, over the last twenty years, conversion to Christianity (mainly in the form of evangelical and neo-evangelical Protestantism) has been on the rise. Beginning in 2003, workers and students...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (2): 308–332.
Published: 01 April 2020
...Aude Aylin de Tapia In the nineteenth-century Ottoman empire, Cappadocia, in the heart of Anatolia, was one of the last regions where Rum Orthodox Christians cohabited with Muslims in rural areas. Among the main aspects of everyday coexistence were the beliefs and ritual practices that, shared...
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Common Knowledge (2022) 28 (2): 177–197.
Published: 01 May 2022
...Casper Bruun Jensen Abstract Over the last decade, the Anthropocene has overrun the discourses of the humanities and social sciences. Remarkably, two of the most astute commentators, the cross‐disciplinary theorist Barbara Herrnstein Smith and the unorthodox philosopher Isabelle Stengers, find...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (2): 331–340.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Christopher de Bellaigue This essay is a review of The Nativist Prophets of Early Islamic Iran: Rural Revolt and Local Zoroastrianism (2014), the last book that Patricia Crone wrote before she died, as well as an overview of her career and a tribute to her as a great historian of Islam. In Crone's...
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Common Knowledge (2014) 20 (3): 404–411.
Published: 01 August 2014
... of the master in favor of the average (rather than of the exceptional) man. This insight drives Nietzsche's view of the “last man,” or slavishly moral human being, and of what he called the Übermensch , which, it is inadequately recognized, was is a concept drawn from Lucian (second century) and used...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (3): 464–483.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Daniel McKay This article surveys the Far East prisoner of war novel from its inception in English public school narratives and racially inflected character profiles to the more critically engaged publications of the last two decades. During the latter period, linear reconstructions of imprisonment...