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Common Knowledge (2002) 8 (1): 10–19.
Published: 01 January 2002
...Edward Idris Cardinal Cassidy Duke University Press 2002 THE FUTURE OF JEWISH-CHRISTIAN RELATIONS In Light of the Visit of Pope John Paul II to the Holy Land Edward Idris Cardinal Cassidy The celebration of the Jubilee Year...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (3): 511.
Published: 01 September 2016
... After W. H. Auden died, his copy of the OxfordW. ofcopy the English his died, Auden After H. Dictionary 2nd ed.(New York: Axletree, 2015),417pp. Shakespeare’s Beehive: AnAnnotated ElizabethanDictionaryComesto Light, George Koppelman andDanielWechsler...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (2): 292–305.
Published: 01 April 2011
... by theatrical performance; and the third, that the text needs to undergo a process of adaptation. This third model is then applied to two case studies, the production by the Wooster Group of Gertrude Stein's Doctor Faustus Lights the Lights and the production by Big Dance Theater of Mac Wellman's Antigone...
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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (3): 404–439.
Published: 01 September 2017
... aestheticism of French literary culture. Part 2 treats the poetry and criticism of the English “Movement” poet Donald Davie in light of his turn, in 1958, toward the example of Boris Pasternak as a way of escaping the influence of French Symbolist poetics and the post-Symbolist poetics of anglophone modernism...
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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (1): 8–25.
Published: 01 January 2018
...Alexandra Berlina Viktor Shklovsky’s concept of ostranenie (usually translated as defamiliarization , estrangement , or enstrangement ) is currently the object of a new surge of interest, perhaps in light of the term’s approaching centenary. Most work on the topic, however, is restricted...
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Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (2): 233–246.
Published: 01 April 2010
... created a specific sphere of existence for the Shī `ites, known as the “abode of prudential concealment,” which incrementally allowed Muslim opposition to engage in underground activity for regime change and for a political transformation of the public order that accorded with Islamic ideals. In light...
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Common Knowledge (2008) 14 (1): 29–33.
Published: 01 January 2008
...-unexpected event or upheaval makes their significance apparent. In this sense, we might argue that historical events make full sense only in the light of “judgment day”; until then, history remains an incoherent chronicle. But the totality that will one day be revealed cannot be anticipated. The past is open...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (1): 40–50.
Published: 01 January 2013
..., but destined ultimately to come undone. What remains, then, is fuzzy thinking. It can be a good thing, the article concludes, to let our thinking about history remain a blur or, at least, to bear in mind that any patterns we recognize in the past are liable to dissolve under a different light. © 2013 by Duke...
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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (3): 498–542.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Yuri Tynianov Yuri Tynianov’s seminal 1924 review of contemporary poetry discusses the work of many bright lights of the early Soviet avant-garde, as well as the prerevolutionary modernist poets who were still a presence in literature of the 1920s: his subjects include Anna Akhmatova, Sergei Esenin...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 341–345.
Published: 01 April 2019
...—and enlightened, unselfish political initiatives have redistributed it—there will be no one left who is incapable of tenderness. All human beings will live in the light; all of them will be possible characters in novels.” Copyright © 1992 1992 poverty Third World technology anti-technology E. M...
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Common Knowledge (2012) 18 (1): 32–49.
Published: 01 January 2012
... is presently writing, Warburg Circles, 1929 – 1964 , has been shaped by these archival holdings. She offers a brief history of the consolidated archive now located on the fourth floor of the Warburg Institute, a story that throws light on recent scholarly trends; and she gives examples of the sorts...
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Common Knowledge (2012) 18 (1): 117–127.
Published: 01 January 2012
..., recommendation, and purchase. Each of these methods is not only discussed but also examined in light of Benjamin's account of the acquisition of his own library. Moreover, Benjamin's view that collections lose their meaning when they cease to be personal is challenged by the example of the Warburg Library, which...
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Common Knowledge (2008) 14 (3): 353–364.
Published: 01 August 2008
... argues, that reconstruction, after a century of unprecedented destruction, be accomplished without our succumbing to nostalgia. Efforts at reconstruction must be undertaken, as Arendt undertook them, “in light of the history of nihilism” and “in the name of sheer survival.” Kristeva joins Arendt...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (3): 431–452.
Published: 01 September 2016
... bodies of thought on their own. Roberts developed concepts of consciousness and the person that exceed, in ways that this article specifies, anything that Deleuze's work can say about them and thus cast his own arguments in an unanticipated light. This essay's main point is that uncredentialed, marginal...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (2): 256–276.
Published: 01 May 2016
... on the interior life of her heroine limits explicit political commentary, her allusions to miserably unhappy queens-consort cast marriage diplomacy in an overwhelmingly negative light. © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 peacemaking marriage diplomacy Madame de La Fayette Saint-Réal history...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (1): 31–36.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Martin Holbraad This response to Barbara Herrnstein Smith's article, “The Chimera of Relativism: A Tragicomedy,” presents some thoughts on how the debates about “relativism” upon which Smith comments could be refigured in the light of this symposium's theme of “comparative relativism...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (1): 123–127.
Published: 01 January 2011
... particular cultures in detail. Her conclusion is that, when theoretical expectations are in tension with observed particulars, though a “bifurcation” may well come to light, “bifurcation is nothing to be ashamed of.” Duke University Press 2011 Symposium...
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Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (1): 7–21.
Published: 01 January 2010
... Walzer's theory in light of some of the arguments made by “commonsense” moral philosophy, such as those of Irving Howe, John Rawls, Theodor Adorno, and Leo Strauss. Cohen defines Walzer's theory as part of a social democratic approach that also can serve in part as an antidote to intellectual hubris...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (1): 141–171.
Published: 01 January 2015
..., the essay shows how “NSM” methodology, developed within linguistic semantics, allows us to cast new light on aspects of German culture reflected in keywords such as Ordnung, Gehorsam, Befehl , and Pflicht — terms that appear to be anchored in the legacy of Luther and Kant. © 2014 by Duke University Press...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (2): 211–219.
Published: 01 May 2016
... and massacre. The two novelists pose the issues in ways that shed light on a question still relevant today. Symposium: Peace by Other Means, Part 6 WAR AND PEACE Meditations of a Tolstoy Scholar Gary Saul Morson Americans have a tendency to think that everyone...