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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (2): 346.
Published: 01 April 2017
...Oren Harman Meisel Martin , Chaos Imagined: Literature, Art, Science . ( New York : Columbia University Press , 2016 ), 608 pp. © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017...
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Common Knowledge (2023) 29 (1): 130–133.
Published: 01 January 2023
...Caryl Emerson cemerson@princeton.edu Andrea Gullotta , Intellectual Life and Literature at Solovki, 1923–1930: The Paris of the Northern Concentration Camps ( Cambridge : Legenda , 2018 ), 359 pp. Copyright © 2023 by Duke University Press 2023 Russia is again becoming...
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Common Knowledge (2008) 14 (1): 171–172.
Published: 01 January 2008
...Beverly Haviland E. Ann Kaplan, Trauma Culture: The Politics of Terror and Loss in Media and Literature (New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2005), 192 pp. © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 LITTLE REVIEWS...
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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (3): 547.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Miguel Tamen Toner Anne , Ellipsis in English Literature: Signs of Omission . ( Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2015 ), 255 pp. © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017...
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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (1): 166–167.
Published: 01 January 2018
...William Weber Deutsch David , British Literature and Classical Music: Cultural Contexts, 1870–1945 ( London : Bloomsbury Academic , 2015 ), 272 pp. Copyright © 2017 Duke University Press 2017...
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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (2): 320.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Adir H. Petel Lynch Deidre Shauna , Loving Literature: A Cultural History ( Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 2015 ), 352 pp. Cumming Laura , The Vanishing Man: In Pursuit of Velázquez ( London : Vintage , 2016 ), 304 pp. Copyright © 2018 by Duke University...
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Common Knowledge (2004) 10 (1): 161.
Published: 01 January 2004
... Europeans, Old Europeans of the dreamier sort, evidently prefer myths to maps, tall stories to cartography. —Colin Richmond Philip Fisher, Still the New World: American Literature in a Culture of Creative Destruction (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1999), 290 pp...
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Common Knowledge (2005) 11 (3): 501.
Published: 01 August 2005
... empowerment in wars that cannot be won.be . cannot . that . Suchacts wars empowerment in forsymbolic devices largely are terrorism ofreligious “acts that Juergensmeyer’sMark pieceargues areadership. had suddenly literature religious whereunorthodox societies ize increases in literacy...
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Common Knowledge (2002) 8 (3): 550.
Published: 01 August 2002
... is a reductio ad absurdum of this rational- ism. —Barry Allen COMMON KNOWLEDGE COMMON Bernhard Siegert, Relays: Literature as an Epoch of the Postal System (Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1999), 325 pp...
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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (3): 441.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Carra Glatt Copyright © 2018 by Duke University Press 2018 Hack Daniel , Reaping Something New: African American Transformations of Victorian Literature ( Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press , 2017 ), 284 pp. ...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 447.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Miguel Tamen; Jeffrey M. Perl Copyright © 2019 Duke University Press 2019 Toner Anne , Ellipsis in English Literature: Signs of Omission ( Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2015 ), 255 pp. ...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (1): 176–177.
Published: 01 January 2020
... 10.1215/0961754X-7900072 Miranda Griffin, Transforming Tales: Rewriting Metamorphosis in Medieval French Literature (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015), 256 pp. It is hard to think of a more central and alluring topic for a literary scholar than the shape shifting of Ovid s extraordinary narrative...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (2): 363.
Published: 01 April 2020
...Miguel Tamen Kramnick Jonathan , Paper Minds: Literature and the Ecology of Consciousness ( Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 2018 ), 198 pp. Copyright © 2020 Duke University Press 2020 Li tt le R ev ie w s 3 6 3Jonathan Kramnick, Paper Minds: Literature and the Ecology...
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Common Knowledge (2021) 27 (2): 262–279.
Published: 01 May 2021
...S. D. Chrostowska Abstract This article begins from the assumption that what was once an integral dimension of progress—the development of literature and of art more generally—now lies outside its scope. The essay falls into three parts that juxtapose French with German intellectual history...
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Common Knowledge (2022) 28 (1): 148–149.
Published: 01 January 2022
... along these lines, fully realized, would constitute another case of a “Deleuzian reading of children's literature” and demonstrate yet once more the richness of the approach put forward by Newland. Unfortunately, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass are the only...
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Common Knowledge (2022) 28 (1): 155–157.
Published: 01 January 2022
... , which no one would consider a work of literature (although Rawls begins with a more moralized conception of human beings than Hobbes's). And we should note that Hobbes's solution to the problem of sectarianism was deeply problematic. His idea was that people should be free to believe what they want...
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Common Knowledge (2022) 28 (3): 452–453.
Published: 01 September 2022
...Kevin M. F. Platt kmfplatt@sas.upenn.edu Rossen Djagalov , From Internationalism to Postcolonialism: Literature and Cinema between the Second and the Third Worlds ( Montreal : McGill-Queen's University Press , 2020 ), 328 pp. Copyright © 2022 by Duke University Press 2022...
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Common Knowledge (2014) 20 (3): 419–489.
Published: 01 August 2014
... SOCIETIES An Anatomy of the Literature in Anthropology and Political Science Johan M. G. van der Dennen Present-­day discourse about “the myth of the peaceful savage” is, clearly, an extension of the old Hobbes-­Rousseau controversy, but it is not so clear when the argument that nonstate...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (1): 110–111.
Published: 01 January 2015
...David Bellos Apter Emily , Against World Literature: On the Politics of Untranslatability . ( London : Verso , 2013 ), 240 pp. © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (2): 337–338.
Published: 01 April 2015
...Emily Budick Rudrum David , Stanley Cavell and the Claim of Literature . ( Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press , 2013 ), 285 pp. © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 responsive to the text rather than declarative about its meaning. He raises ques He raises aboutmeaning...