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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 August 2002) 8 (3): 482–495.
Published: 01 August 2002
...Caryl Emerson Duke University Press 2002 CK 8.3-06 Emerson 7/14/02 3:12 PM Page 482 LITERARY HUMILITY The Case of Russia under Its Old Regimes Caryl Emerson In his luminous reinaugural plea for...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2003) 9 (3): 488–507.
Published: 01 August 2003
...Wai Chee Dimock Duke University Press 2003 PLANETARY TIME AND GLOBAL TRANSLATION “Context” in Literary Studies Wai Chee Dimock What is the appropriate scale for the study of culture and, in particular, the study...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2008) 14 (3): 434–444.
Published: 01 August 2008
...J. Paul Hunter The third of a century between the late 1680s and the early 1720s—a time when a vast number of prolific poets flourished—is almost completely overlooked in literary history, perhaps because there was no single poetic leader and no dominant direction in the poetry. But it was a very...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2018) 24 (2): 322–323.
Published: 01 April 2018
...H. R. Woudhuysen Rydell Anders , The Book Thieves: The Nazi Looting of Europe’s Libraries and the Race to Return a Literary Inheritance , trans. Koch Henning ( New York : Viking , 2017 ), 368 pp. Copyright © 2018 by Duke University Press 2018 ...
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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 August 2014) 20 (3): 493–494.
Published: 01 August 2014
...David Bellos Thirlwell Adam , Multiples: An Anthology of Stories in an Assortment of Languages and Literary Styles . ( London : Portobello Books , 2013 ), 379 pp. © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2010) 16 (3): 561–562.
Published: 01 August 2010
...Miguel Tamen Ross Hamilton, Accident: A Philosophical and Literary History (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2007), 320 pp. Duke University Press 2010 LITTLE REVIEWS Sarah McNamer, Affective Meditation and the Invention of Medieval Compassion...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2016) 22 (1): 140.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Ardis Butterfield Johnson Eleanor , Practicing Literary Theory in the Middle Ages: Ethics and the Mixed Form in Chaucer, Gower, Usk, and Hoccleve . ( Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 2013 ), 264 pp. © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2016) 22 (1): 142–146.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Elisabeth Sifton © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 Calder John , The Garden of Eros: The Story of the Paris Expatriates and the Post-war Literary Scene . ( London : Calder Publications , 2013 ), 368 pp...
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Common Knowledge (1 May 2016) 22 (2): 317–318.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Charles Burnett Akbari Suzanne Conklin and Mallette Karla , eds., The Sea of Languages: Rethinking the Arabic Role in Medieval Literary History . ( Toronto : University of Toronto Press , 2013 ), 328 pp. © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2004) 10 (1): 61–81.
Published: 01 January 2004
...Galin Tihanov Duke University Press 2004 WHY DID MODERN LITERARY THEORY ORIGINATE IN CENTRAL AND EASTERN EUROPE? (And Why Is It Now Dead?) Galin Tihanov At the outset of the twenty-first century, we seem at last positioned to recognize and admit the demise of literary theory as...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2017) 23 (1): 19–56.
Published: 01 January 2017
... concentrating on a single humanities field, literary studies, this response to Epstein makes the case that fear and awe of the sciences have resulted in the exclusion of subjectivity from literary criticism, even though regarding the critic as anything but a subjective human being responding to the creative...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2013) 19 (3): 446–473.
Published: 01 August 2013
...Ardis Butterfield This is the final part of a three-part essay on fuzziness in medieval literary language. Each part corresponds broadly to Clifford Geertz's trifold instances of blur as involving “face-to-face interaction” (“life as game”), “collective intensities” (“life as stage”), and...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2017) 23 (2): 254–302.
Published: 01 April 2017
...Noa Halevy This article is the first installment of a three-part contribution to the Common Knowledge symposium on xenophilia. The series of three examines the ways in which Anglo-American writers, from the mid-nineteenth until the late twentieth century, turned to Russian literature and literary...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2018) 24 (1): 90–125.
Published: 01 January 2018
...Noa Halevy This third installment in a chronologically arranged, three-part sequence concludes the author’s examination of Anglo-American literati who, in the later nineteenth and twentieth centuries, turned—in acts of combined xenophilia and xenophobia—to Russian literature and literary theory in...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2013) 19 (3): 399–410.
Published: 01 August 2013
... Dostoevsky scholarship. The conversation also provides hints as to how — as director of the Christian Gauss Seminars at Princeton and as a contributor to debates about Spatial Form in Critical Inquiry — he negotiated the intellectual trends and distractions of Grand Theory, which came to dominate literary...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2018) 24 (3): 483.
Published: 01 August 2018
... literary culture, and their memory of Levet is one of very few on record. Levet’s poetry appeared in a book, Cartes Postales , that Larbaud and Fargue assembled; first appearing in 1921, the book was republished by Gallimard in 1942 and has never since been out of print. This translation is the first into...
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Common Knowledge (1 September 2017) 23 (3): 404–439.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Noa Halevy This second installment in a chronologically arranged, three-part sequence continues the author's examination of Anglo-American literati who, in the later nineteenth and twentieth centuries, turned — in acts of combined xenophilia and xenophobia — to Russian literature and literary...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2013) 19 (2): 237–256.
Published: 01 April 2013
... in view sharply defined norms. Thus, such critics evince the same kind of concern about the legitimacy of literary or historical studies as intellectualist philosophers do about the reality of apparent soccer kicks or meaningful speech. Whatever the merit of these concerns, there is no comfort to be...