1-20 of 837 Search Results for

love

Sort by
Journal Article
Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (2): 232–253.
Published: 01 April 2017
... and Ireland in 1799–1802. Translated from Persian to English by an Irish scholar working for the British East India Company, Charles Stewart, and published in London in two editions (1810, 1814), The Travels of Mirza Abu Taleb Khan records the author's love for the Irish and theirs for him. This mutual...
Journal Article
Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (2): 357–358.
Published: 01 April 2017
...Susan R. Kramer Newman Barbara , Making Love in the Twelfth Century: “Letters of Two Lovers” in Context . ( Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press , 2016 ), 365 pp. © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017...
Journal Article
Common Knowledge (2003) 9 (3): 542.
Published: 01 August 2003
.... —Simone Roberts C. Stephen Jaeger, Ennobling Love: In Search of a Lost Sensibility (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1999), 311 pp. Building on his earlier studies of courtly society, Jaeger describes a central theme in Western culture from...
Journal Article
Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 341–345.
Published: 01 April 2019
... only appears . . . when there is enough money to produce a little leisure, a little time in which to love. . . . The cash value of the Christian ideal of universal brotherhood has, for the last two centuries, been the conviction that once science and technology have produced enough wealth...
Journal Article
Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (1): 167.
Published: 01 January 2020
...Belle Randall Copyright © 2020 Duke University Press 2020 Heuving Jeanne , The Transmutation of Love and Avant-Garde Poetics ( Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press , 2016 ), 217 pp. Li tt le R ev ie w s 1 6 7of generosity even nastiness in his assessment of colleagues...
Journal Article
Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (3): 385–406.
Published: 01 August 2020
... Christian’s attitudes during the Middle Ages. The analysis considers what qualifies as an expression of love for Muslims, the distinction between positive regard for Islam and positive regard for Muslims, and whether Islamophilia essentializes Muslims in the same way that Islamophobia does. The author argues...
Journal Article
Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (3): 407–430.
Published: 01 August 2020
... falling in love with an Irish-speaker while he is in her country to translate Irish place-names into English for an imperial cartographic survey. While the lieutenant is referred to in the play as a Hibernophile, the essay interprets his love as xenophilic: love for the foreignness rather than...
Journal Article
Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (3): 373–384.
Published: 01 August 2020
... in the Babylonian Talmud. Examining the story of Rav Rehumi and his wife in Ketubot 62b, the author inquires whether differences of culture and the passage of time make it impossible for us to determine whether love is the affect involved. The case is especially difficult to resolve, given that, while there may...
Journal Article
Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (3): 438–439.
Published: 01 August 2020
...J. R. Morgan Whitmarsh Tim , Dirty Love: The Genealogy of the Ancient Greek Novel ( Oxford : Oxford University Press , 2018 ), 201 pp. Copyright © 2020 Duke University Press 2020 C O M M O N K N O W L E D G E 4 3 8 things to happen, only not necessarily so. The tricky part...
Journal Article
Common Knowledge (2021) 27 (1): 1–39.
Published: 01 January 2021
... approach misses is that even the religious discourses of the period were tied to a long and in no way local epistemological debate about signs and their meaning, whose roots are to be found in Greek and Latin rhetorical theory. This first installment of “Tokens of Love” commences a discussion of the role...
Journal Article
Common Knowledge (2021) 27 (2): 176–251.
Published: 01 May 2021
... in the Eucharist than to dismiss the issue as vexingly trivial in comparison with the question of whether God thinks that each or any of us adequately loves him. For the questions that concern Donne, there are no determinate answers available, and no standard vocabulary. But the poet's alternating acquiescence...
Journal Article
Common Knowledge (2021) 27 (3): 368–421.
Published: 01 August 2021
... loses as well the capacity to perceive meaning in Eve or in his partnership with her. Following the couple's first sin, Adam experiences the “prime end and form of marriage” as carnal gratification, rather than as “conjugal love and mutual assistance in life” (6:381). For Lanyer, postlapsarian cognition...
Journal Article
Common Knowledge (2022) 28 (2): 293–295.
Published: 01 May 2022
...Oren Harman oren.harman@gmail.com Lulu Miller , Why Fish Don't Exist: A Story of Loss, Love, and the Hidden Order of Life ( New York : Simon and Schuster , 2020 ), 228 pp. Copyright © 2022 by Duke University Press 2022 When the imposing natural historian Louis Agassiz...
Journal Article
Common Knowledge (2008) 14 (3): 445–471.
Published: 01 August 2008
...: Devalued Currency, Part 3 MODERNISM’S LOVE CHILD The Story of Happy Architectures Yoke-Sum Wong What is it about Levittown? But children live in Levittown and hid in the shelters underground until the Soviets turned their ships around and tore the Cuban missiles down  — so Billy...
Journal Article
Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (2): 383–393.
Published: 01 April 2011
...Carole L. Glickfeld Duke University Press 2011 Reviews LOVE KNOTS Carole L. Glickfeld The jeweler was soft spoken, paternal even, as he leaned across the counter to ask, “What do you think it’s worth?” I...
Journal Article
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...
Journal Article
Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (1): 88–124.
Published: 01 January 2020
...Shaul Magid This contribution to the Common Knowledge symposium on xenophilia examines the life choices of two Jews who loved Christianity. Elijah Zvi Soloveitchik, born into an ultra-Orthodox, nineteenth-century rabbinic dynasty in Lithuania, spent much of his life writing a Hebrew commentary...
Journal Article
Common Knowledge (2021) 27 (3): 490–491.
Published: 01 August 2021
Journal Article
Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (2): 225–231.
Published: 01 April 2017
... of peacekeeping, by the encouragement of positive feelings toward out-groups, and the author of this essay responds by showing how the Freudian theory of ambivalence and the history of literature on which Freud drew in constructing it support Pittinsky's viewpoint. Enemies regularly fall in love, above all...
Journal Article
Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (1): 65–87.
Published: 01 January 2020
... of xenophilia needs genealogical explanation, and Albera turns for this purpose to analysis of the relationship between Aphrodite and Ares in Greco-Roman mythology. In the present piece, Perl extends that exploration in analysis of a series of images in which the gods of love and war, along...