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Common Knowledge (1 September 2017) 23 (3): 536–537.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Adir H. Petel Lerner Ben , The Hatred of Poetry . ( New York : Farrar, Straus, and Giroux , 2016 ), 96 pp. Wood James , The Nearest Thing to Life . ( Waltham, MA : Brandeis University Press , 2015 ), 144 pp. © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 COMMON KNOWLEDGE 536...
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Common Knowledge (1 September 2017) 23 (3): 545.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Averil Cameron Dinshaw Minoo , Outlandish Knight: The Byzantine Life of Steven Runciman . ( London : Allen Lane , 2016 ), 784 pp. © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 —  fully. understand to hard man private intensely also and yet social highly this finds hestill that...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2018) 24 (1): 173–174.
Published: 01 January 2018
...Caryl Emerson Kelly Aileen M. , The Discovery of Chance: The Life and Thought of Alexander Herzen ( Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press , 2016 ), 582 pp. Copyright © 2017 Duke University Press 2017 doi 10.1215/0961754X-4254168   at all. not well philosophize as wemight that...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2018) 24 (2): 320–321.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Clark Davis Moran Joe , Shrinking Violets: The Secret Life of Shyness ( New Haven, CT : Yale University Press , 2017 ), 272 pp. Copyright © 2018 by Duke University Press 2018 ...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2018) 24 (2): 330–331.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Averil Cameron Neville Leonora , Anna Komnene: The Life and Work of a Medieval Historian ( Oxford : Oxford University Press , 2017 ), 240 pp. Copyright © 2018 by Duke University Press 2018 ...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2018) 24 (3): 439–440.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Colin Eisler Koerner Joseph Leo , Bosch and Breughel: From Enemy Painter to Everyday Life ( Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press , 2016 ), 448 pp. Copyright © 2018 by Duke University Press 2018 ...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2005) 11 (2): 351.
Published: 01 April 2005
...Myrna Goldenberg Duke University Press 2005 LITTLE REVIEWS Pascal Khoo Thwe, From the Land of Green Ghosts: A Burmese Odyssey (New York: HarperCollins, 2002), 320 pp. This is a classic coming-of-age, my-life-as-parable story with a strange and shat- tering cross-cultural twist. Pascal...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2005) 11 (3): 491.
Published: 01 August 2005
... life,might have been held Business that nonetheless, world. of the wishes, One ways tothe to adaptitself choicebut little has church, the like Academia, “alphamales are for example, scholars’ slang, Maitland’s rejected.been explicitly “divine” (What, having style of avariety is...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2005) 11 (3): 494–495.
Published: 01 August 2005
... life,might have been held Business that nonetheless, world. of the wishes, One ways tothe to adaptitself choicebut little has church, the like Academia, “alphamales are for example, scholars’ slang, Maitland’s rejected.been explicitly “divine” (What, having style of avariety is...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2006) 12 (2): 323–343.
Published: 01 April 2006
...César Aira © 2000 by César Aira 2006 not for sale P O e T R Y A N D f I C T I O N FROM AN EPISODE IN THE LIFE OF A landscape PAINTER César Aira Translated by Chris Andrews Western art can boast few documentary painters of true distinction. Of those whose lives and...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2010) 16 (2): 286.
Published: 01 April 2010
...Ian Hacking Ruth Padel, Darwin: A Life in Poems (London: Chatto and Windus, 2009), 160 pp. Duke University Press 2010 LITTLE REVIEWS Brigitte Le Juez, Beckett before Beckett, trans. Ros Schwartz (London: Souvenir Press, 2008), 272 pp. In the early 1930s Samuel Beckett took a position...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2009) 15 (2): 218.
Published: 01 April 2009
...Michael Fagenblat Hilary Putnam, Jewish Philosophy as a Guide to Life: Rosenzweig, Buber, Levinas, Wittgenstein (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2008), 121 pp. Duke University Press 2009 Little Reviews Aviad Kleinberg, Flesh Made Word: Saints’ Stories and the Western...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2009) 15 (3): 506–507.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Mikhail Epstein Orlando Figes, The Whisperers: Private Life in Stalin's Russia (New York: Metropolitan Books, 2007), 740 pp. Duke University Press 2009 Little Reviews Loren Samons II, What’s Wrong with Democracy? From Athenian Practice to American Worship (Berkeley: University of...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2010) 16 (3): 563–565.
Published: 01 August 2010
...Jeffrey M. Perl Donald Keene, Chronicles of My Life: An American in the Heart of Japan (New York: Columbia University Press, 2008), 196 pp. Japan Rising: The Iwakura Embassy to the USA and Europe, 1871–1873 , compiled (1876) by Kume Kunitake, ed. Chushichi Tsuzuki and R. Jules Young (Cambridge...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2007) 13 (1): 67–79.
Published: 01 January 2007
...Daniel Juan Gil Duke University Press 2007 S y m p o s i u m : U n s o c i a l T h o u g h t , U n c o m m o n L i v e s , Pa r t 3 “BARE LIFE” Political Order and the Specter of Antisocial Being in Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar Daniel Juan Gil Many early modern writers...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2015) 21 (1): 5–8.
Published: 01 January 2015
... gregariousness COLUMNS INSEPARABLE FROM YOUR OWN LIFE Ana Almeida When Wittgenstein wrote that “the human body is the best picture of the human soul,” what sense of “picture” did he have in mind?1 Apart from the Roman ideal of consonance between body and mind (mens sana in corpore sano...
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Common Knowledge (1 September 2015) 21 (3): 390–398.
Published: 01 September 2015
.... The essay concludes by speculating on what it means that people intent on entering the business world now perceive so sharp a distinction between the principles for success in business and the principles for leading a good life. © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 Benjamin Franklin virtue...
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Common Knowledge (1 September 2015) 21 (3): 519–520.
Published: 01 September 2015
...David Bellos Findlay Jean , Chasing Lost Time: The Life of C. K. Scott Moncrieff: Soldier, Spy, and Translator . ( New York : Farrar, Straus, and Giroux , 2015 ), 368 pp. © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 doi 10.1215/0961754X-3131219 —  endure. to likely is appraisal it?”self- That...
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Common Knowledge (1 May 2016) 22 (2): 319–320.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Henry Kamen Parker Geoffrey , Imprudent King: A New Life of Philip II . ( New Haven, CT : Yale University Press , 2014 ), 438 pp. Thomas Hugh , World without End: The Global Empire of Philip II . ( London : Allen Lane , 2014 ), 463 pp. © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2017) 23 (1): 112–113.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Randy Malamud Braverman Irus , Wild Life: The Institution of Nature . ( Stanford, CA : Stanford University Press , 2015 ), 328 pp. © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 COMMON KNOWLEDGE 112...