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Common Knowledge (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 (2003) 9 (1): 163.
Published: 01 January 2003
... Galin Tihanov, The Master and the Slave: Lukács, Bakhtin, and the Ideas of Their Time (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000), 327 pp. It is hard to resist the teasing suggestiveness of this book’s title. That holdover tandem, master and slave, with its...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (3): 561.
Published: 01 August 2013
...Barry Allen Tattersall Ian , Masters of the Planet: The Search for Our Human Origins ( New York : Palgrave Macmillan , 2012 ), 266 pp. © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 LITTLE REVIEWS Pierre Bouretz, D’un...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (1): 135–136.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Gary Saul Morson von Bremzen Anya , Mastering the Art of Soviet Cooking: A Memoir of Food and Longing . ( New York : Broadway Books , 2014 ), 368 pp. © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (3): 570–571.
Published: 01 August 2013
...Robin Wagner-Pacifici Rabb Theodore K. , The Artist and the Warrior: Military History through the Eyes of the Masters ( New Haven, CT : Yale University Press , 2011 ), 228 pp. © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (1): 19–43.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Sara Forsdyke This article examines a dramatic story about a slave rebellion on the island of Chios and argues that such stories were the medium through which masters and slaves negotiated compromise between the slaves' desire to be free and the masters' desire to control their slaves...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (2): 277–283.
Published: 01 May 2016
... suggests an alternative form of storytelling that fosters peace and humane values. No matter how original and authentic our own life stories may seem to us, we rarely are able to break away from a master narrative that sets the frame in which our personal stories are shaped and interpreted. Our economic...
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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (2): 239–255.
Published: 01 April 2018
... refugees into Algiers, thanks to intervention of the local qadi . The second concerns instructions given by the sixteenth-century Egyptian Sufi master al-Sha’rani to his disciples never to harm a dhimmi (that is, a Jew or Christian, especially one who is observant of his own religion). The third instance...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (3): 411–423.
Published: 01 August 2013
... and practice. Where traditional Western painting, Jullien argues, calls for voyeuristically intense focus, traditional Chinese painting stimulates “ dé-tente , relaxation or ‘untensing’.” Intense focus on a blur is still, Perl observes, an intense focus. In describing a painting by the Yuan Dynasty master Ni...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (2): 205–220.
Published: 01 April 2011
.... Such intellectuals, portrayed in the novel and all too common in Toulmin's time, smugly dismiss truly independent thinkers as “reactionary,” unenlightened, or unable to rise above the messiness of lived experience to the theoretical world of which intellectuals are the masters. Such thinking, the essay concludes...
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Common Knowledge (2021) 27 (1): 86–103.
Published: 01 January 2021
... Indian masters, both Hindu and Muslim, and concluded that it is the shared concept of a “sound-god” that brings them together on stage in peaceful celebration with audiences from religious communities often at odds. The author’s training in ethnomusicology began in India in 1992, immediately after...
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Common Knowledge (2014) 20 (3): 404–411.
Published: 01 August 2014
... of the master in favor of the average (rather than of the exceptional) man. This insight drives Nietzsche's view of the “last man,” or slavishly moral human being, and of what he called the Übermensch , which, it is inadequately recognized, was is a concept drawn from Lucian (second century) and used...
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Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (3): 439–456.
Published: 01 August 2010
... doctrines. I am aware that this asser- tion is tricky: claims of nonduality presuppose duality — ­in our case, a duality of withdrawn, unworldly quietism and/versus action or activism in the world. It could be argued, I admit, that Zen masters noticed a duality of this kind in prior Buddhist...
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Common Knowledge (2002) 8 (1): 80–101.
Published: 01 January 2002
.... But for that to hap- pen, people must become more alike through processes of democratization and globalization. A middle class must develop between former masters and former servants, and become ever more inclusive of the population. New values of respect and discovery must...
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Common Knowledge (2003) 9 (3): 424–433.
Published: 01 August 2003
...Jed Perl Duke University Press 2003 THE ARTIST IN CONFLICT Ways of Thinking about Style Jed Perl Leonardo da Vinci, that master of polished lyrical effects, believed that many artists of his day were far too fond...
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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (3): 532–533.
Published: 01 September 2017
...,   Jan van Eyck and Rogier van derWeyden van Rogier Eyck and were deemed  van Jan masters Flemish great the itself, Renaissance the during though, even “Gothic,” fifteenth- ofthe art German and Netherlandish term often textbooks historical art modern indeed Italy...
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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (3): 533–534.
Published: 01 September 2017
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (2): 327–328.
Published: 01 April 2015
..., Eisenstein. The master of montage did not care for the object in itself, we learn: “What interests him is the reciprocal interaction of objects and ideas.” The poet Mayakovsky “wanted to be liked right away,” most of all by the Revolution. And although Bulgakov...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (2): 336–352.
Published: 01 April 2020
... on January 28, 1936. Sta­ lin is widely assumed to have authored the article. 5. Izvestiia (The News) and Pravda (The Truth) were the main news organs and propaganda machines in the Soviet Union. 6. A robe with a blood­ red lining is one of the attributes of Pontius Pilate in Mikhail Bulgakov s The Master...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (1): 96–110.
Published: 01 January 2013
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