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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (2): 230–250.
Published: 01 April 2020
... quite different intellectual contexts: anthropology and literary studies. The proliferation of Latour figurations is shown to be a consequence of interactions between, on the one hand, existing disciplinary constellations of ideas, concerns, and practices, and, on the other hand, his own often ambiguous...
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Common Knowledge (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 (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 (2011) 17 (2): 394–410.
Published: 01 April 2011
...Charles M. Tung For much of the twentieth century, the discipline of literary studies has grappled with the question of how its generally sotto voce activity responds to a history that calls loudly for action. This essay treats the question of literature's quietism in relation to the problem...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (3): 353–372.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Barbara Herrnstein Smith Advocates of literary Darwinism, cognitive cultural studies, neuroaesthetics, digital humanities, and other such hybrid fields now seek explicitly to make the aims and methods of one or another humanities discipline approximate more closely the aims and methods of science...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (2): 237–256.
Published: 01 April 2013
... 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 had...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (3): 453–551.
Published: 01 August 2020
... in this study, Davis writes, is seen not as a biological entity, nor a convergent phenomenon, but as discourse that is, in Foucault s usage, the ensemble of written texts that con- stitute the novel (and in doing so define, limit and describe it.) This ensemble by no means includes only novels and literary...
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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (1): 90–125.
Published: 01 January 2018
... of French literary culture. Part 3 treats the way in which certain American critics of the 1980s and 1990s, primarily the scholars of Russian literature Caryl Emerson and Gary Saul Morson, deployed their translations and studies of Mikhail Bakhtin’s literary theory to undercut the work of French...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (2): 177–183.
Published: 01 April 2015
...   sixties the was this at all. study literary and taughtaboutbeen literature had ideaof I had whatstudents my howtoo little Irealized school. or secondary college in taken had they course literature other of, butany by apart was course my sequence the in instructors...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (2): 363.
Published: 01 April 2020
..., the book has more to offer. Its main source of interest is that it mounts a convincing assault against literary studies as practiced during the last thirty years, while illustrat- ing and vindicating a number of nearly forgotten practices, notably attention and description. One chapter (written with Anahid...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (2): 354–355.
Published: 01 April 2020
... elite education for their own. Barry Allen doi 10.1215/0961754X-8196813 Marina MacKay, Ian Watt: The Novel and the Wartime Critic (London: Oxford University Press, 2018), 228 pp. Few literary studies have had as durable and valuable a life span as Ian Watt s The Rise of the Novel. Six decades after...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (2): 355–356.
Published: 01 April 2020
... by hypocritical antielite elites that prefer the masses dumb and reserve elite education for their own. Barry Allen doi 10.1215/0961754X-8196813 Marina MacKay, Ian Watt: The Novel and the Wartime Critic (London: Oxford University Press, 2018), 228 pp. Few literary studies have had as durable and valuable a life...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (2): 370–372.
Published: 01 April 2020
...: The Ends of Argument in Literary Studies; and The Matter of the Facts: On Invention and Interpretation. Detelina Tocheva is a research fellow at the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique and a member of the Groupe Sociétés, Religions, Laïcités of the École Pratique des Hautes Études PSL Research...
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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (3): 551–553.
Published: 01 September 2017
... at the in Literary Studies Literary in Alice the to Reference Constant in Like, Is Art ofWhat author the is ofChicago, University...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (3): 558–559.
Published: 01 August 2020
...; Friends of Interpretable Objects; Manners of Interpretation: The Ends of Argument in Literary Studies; and The Matter of the Facts: On Invention and Interpretation. Stephen Thomas s poems have appeared in Exquisite Corpse, Poetry Northwest, the Temple, the Seattle Times, the Seattle Weekly, West Branch...
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Common Knowledge (2003) 9 (2): 359–362.
Published: 01 April 2003
... of comparative literary studies at Northwestern University. His recent publications include Making a Nation, Breaking a Nation: Literature and Cultural Politics in Yugoslavia, which has also been published in Serbian. Douglas R. Weiner, author...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (1): 172–175.
Published: 01 January 2015
... Times, Demolishing Nisard, and The Crab Nebula, which received the Fénéon Prize for Lit- erature. Alyson Waters is a lecturer in French at Yale University and managing editor of Yale French Studies. She also teaches literary translation at New York and Columbia Univer...
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Common Knowledge (2021) 27 (1): 159–161.
Published: 01 January 2021
..., and Russia. Miguel Tamen, dean of the University of Lisbon School of Arts and Humanities, is the author of What Art Is Like, in Constant Reference to the Alice Books; Friends of Interpretable Objects; Manners of Interpretation: The Ends of Argument in Literary Studies; and The Matter of the Facts...
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Common Knowledge (2004) 10 (1): 61–81.
Published: 01 January 2004
... of literary studies to emancipate itself from the master discourses of philosophy (though even then, literary studies worked, not infrequently, in tac- tical collaboration with aesthetics). But from the mid-1970s onward, and espe- cially in the 1980s, literary theory was once...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (2): 367–371.
Published: 01 April 2015
... Chair in American Studies at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, where she directs the Center for Literary Studies and chairs the Department of English. She is the author of Emily Dickinson and the Life of Language; Fiction and Historical Consciousness: The American Romance Tradition; Engendering...