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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (1): 157–158.
Published: 01 January 2020
...David Scott Gehring Watkins John , After Lavinia: A Literary History of Premodern Marriage Diplomacy ( Ithaca, NY : Cornell University Press , 2017 ), 274 pp. Copyright © 2020 Duke University Press 2020 Li tt le R ev ie w s 1 5 7(studied by Nicholas Rubinstein, Quentin Skinner...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (2): 237–255.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Lindsay Diggelmann As is well known, marriage was frequently employed as an instrument of diplomatic policy in premodern Europe. Dynastic leaders used the marriages of their own family members to create or confirm alliances with other ruling houses. Peace was often the aim and the outcome...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (2): 256–276.
Published: 01 May 2016
...John Watkins This article examines the declining prestige and utility of one of the mainstays of pre-Enlightenment peacemaking: treaties uniting once belligerent dynasties through marriage. By the late Middle Ages, interdynastic marriages had become such a common feature of the diplomatic landscape...
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Common Knowledge (2008) 14 (1): 16–28.
Published: 01 January 2008
... as her main case Augusta Jane Evans's novels Beulah and St. Elmo . She argues that feminist critics, in concentrating on questions about the marriage or independence of Evans's characters miss Evans's central concern, which was the loss and recovery of her characters' faith. The feminist critics (given...
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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (2): 207–224.
Published: 01 April 2017
... The Marriage of Figaro to The Guilty Mother— is seen as an attempt to bypass not only the conventional opposition of comedy and tragedy but also the even more fundamental polarity of epic and dramatic through the infusion of elements of the new bourgeois novel into works for the theater. Roles and situations...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (3): 420–436.
Published: 01 September 2015
.... Nathaniel Hawthorne's heroine is condemned by her community for her adultery and suffers in silence for seven years before her shame erupts as anger at the men she had idealized and now recognizes as having betrayed her long before she deceived one of them. Only when she understands that the marriage...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (1): 156b–157.
Published: 01 January 2020
... of politics in music, including the questions of law and justice, authority and hierarchy in The Marriage of Figaro. He discusses not only the political context of operas and what is said openly in their librettos but, more unusually, the music as well changing keys, recurrent motifs, and their emotional...
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Common Knowledge (2005) 11 (3): 445–485.
Published: 01 August 2005
...- began Lucknow in Urdu poets the that common so was Indians and British the between of marriage practice The of poetry. evidence the is century fact. ofrecord the alegal topreserve wishing without mistresses Indian menkept more British many that assumed safely be It can...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (1): 158–159.
Published: 01 January 2020
...Alexandra Walsham Marshall Peter , Heretics and Believers: A History of the English Reformation ( New Haven, CT : Yale University Press , 2017 ), 652 pp. Copyright © 2020 Duke University Press 2020 C O M M O N K N O W L E D G E 1 5 8 dle Ages; how ideas of interdynastic marriage...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (3): 528.
Published: 01 September 2015
... ). ; Marriage, Divorce and Children in Ancient Rome Ancient in Children and Divorce Marriage, is handling the goddess’s the handling...
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Common Knowledge (2006) 12 (1): 134–149.
Published: 01 January 2006
... consigned to paper, was, by the same token, free of the demands of physical intimacy; a relationship entirely of inclination, not of obligation—it nonetheless reached a place of irrec- oncilable difference as surely as her concurrent second marriage did. The reader...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (2): 331–340.
Published: 01 May 2016
... that polyandry, the lending of wombs, and the renting of inseminators were not uncommon and that incestuous marriage was encouraged under Zoroastrian law. Notwithstanding the physical effects of inbreeding, the consequences were not all bad; property was protected over generations, and infertile couples...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (3): 528–529.
Published: 01 September 2015
... ). ; Marriage, Divorce and Children in Ancient Rome Ancient in Children and Divorce Marriage, is handling the goddess’s the handling...
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Common Knowledge (2021) 27 (3): 368–421.
Published: 01 August 2021
..., “On Authorship, Sexuality, and the Psychology of Privation in Milton's Paradise Lost ” ; Hiltner, “Place, Body, and Spirit Joined” ; Polydorou, “Gender and Spiritual Equality in Marriage” ; Duran, “Sexual Mathematics of Paradise Lost ” ; Summers, “Two Great Sexes in Paradise Lost ” ; Wilding, “‘Their Sex...
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Common Knowledge (2007) 13 (1): 80–86.
Published: 01 January 2007
... ofconceited Kierkegaard self-concern, incessantly Accused A normative life, centered on marriage, children, and conventional relation...
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Common Knowledge (2002) 8 (1): 80–101.
Published: 01 January 2002
... the reversibility of men and women. The film concerns the lives of one married couple, Adam and Amanda, two New York lawyers from the upper crust. They are known to each other as Pinky and Pinkie. They end up redefining the terms of their marriage by subjecting it to the dynamics...
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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (1): 176–179.
Published: 01 January 2018
... After Lavinia: A Literary History of Premodern Marriage Diplomacy Marriage Premodern of History ALiterary Lavinia: After...
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Common Knowledge (2021) 27 (2): 176–251.
Published: 01 May 2021
... England, for the performance of what was known as “troth-plight” or “hand-fasting.” 81 Loreen Giese's detailed study of tokens in early modern courtship and marriage customs shows that ribbons were widely used as material witnesses for a formalized bond known then as “spousal.” (Pieces of golden coins...
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Common Knowledge (2004) 10 (3): 518–531.
Published: 01 August 2004
... law. Hosea protests against this nat- ural tendency. He indeed issues a warning to his people: abandoning the God of Israel would be suicide. Hosea warns them that the link binding the Jews to Hashem is unique, an indissoluble bond like the marriage between Adam and Eve. Hence he urges them...
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Common Knowledge (2002) 8 (3): 516–525.
Published: 01 August 2002
... democracy and tolerance for minorities, while the tradition of liberal market economics has guaranteed the social stability that depends on a healthy middle class. It may be that the marriage between democracy and the market economy is not a love...