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Common Knowledge (1 January 2008) 14 (1): 34–44.
Published: 01 January 2008
... in paradigm, whereas a scientist who resists will effectively disappear. Thus, the Morte Darthur set the terms for modern literature in English by holding fast to those of the Middle Ages. This essay argues that Malory was “modern” in that the Morte Darthur would not have been written except for the...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2013) 19 (1): 146–147.
Published: 01 January 2013
...Henry Kamen Yovel Yirmiyahu , The Other Within: The Marranos, Split Identity, and Emerging Modernity ( Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press , 2009 ), 488 pp. © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 LITTLE REVIEWS...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2018) 24 (2): 323–325.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Charles Sullivan Goldberg Chad Alan , Modernity and the Jews in Western Social Thought ( Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 2017 ), 256 pp. Copyright © 2018 by Duke University Press 2018 ...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2007) 13 (1): 142–143.
Published: 01 January 2007
...Ian Hacking Reviel Netz, Barbed Wire: An Ecology of Modernity (Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 2004), 267 pp. Duke University Press 2007 L I T T L E R E V I E W S Reviel Netz, Barbed Wire: An Ecology of Modernity (Middletown, CT: Wesleyan...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2004) 10 (1): 153–154.
Published: 01 January 2004
... that its abuse had earned it. In this new book, we have something of a ramble through the historical underpinnings for Toulmin’s contentions. The “modern” epoch began after Montaigne. It ended with Wittgenstein. If only Wittgenstein himself had understood this history...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2004) 10 (2): 362.
Published: 01 April 2004
... Linguistic Shaping of Thought and COMMON KNOWLEDGE COMMON Roger Ames and David Hall’s popularizations of Confucianism, to the works of erudite sinologists such as A. C. Graham and Christoph Harbsmeier, who by positioning themselves as preeminent modern interpreters of...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2004) 10 (2): 363–364.
Published: 01 April 2004
... Linguistic Shaping of Thought and COMMON KNOWLEDGE COMMON Roger Ames and David Hall’s popularizations of Confucianism, to the works of erudite sinologists such as A. C. Graham and Christoph Harbsmeier, who by positioning themselves as preeminent modern interpreters of...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2008) 14 (1): 45–104.
Published: 01 January 2008
... “primitives,” they had taken the wrong road and ended up in a cul-de-sac, in contrast to contemporaries such as Géricault and Delacroix, Constable and Turner, who had taken the road that led, without break, to modernity. To the Nazarenes, however, as to the neoclassical artists of the turn of the eighteenth...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2013) 19 (1): 65–87.
Published: 01 January 2013
...Richard Shiff This article, a contribution to the Common Knowledge symposium “Fuzzy Studies: On the Consequence of Blur,” documents how some modern artists and critics have argued against any sort of verbal thinking about art. Beyond describing works of visual art and pronouncing on their relative...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2013) 19 (1): 133.
Published: 01 January 2013
...Keith Thomas Koslofsky Craig , Evening's Empire: A History of the Night in Early Modern Europe ( Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2011 ), 431 pp. © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 LITTLE REVIEWS...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2010) 16 (2): 295–296.
Published: 01 April 2010
...Ramie Targoff Keith Thomas, The Ends of Life: Roads to Fulfilment in Early Modern England (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2009), 416 pp. Duke University Press 2010 LITTLE REVIEWS Brigitte Le Juez, Beckett before...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2006) 12 (3): 519–520.
Published: 01 August 2006
...Alick Isaacs Ilan Pappe, A History of Modern Palestine: One Land, Two Peoples (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003), 356 pp. Duke University Press 2006 L I T T L E R E V I E W S Robert Mills, Suspended Animation: Pain, Pleasure, and Punishment in...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2008) 14 (1): 166–167.
Published: 01 January 2008
...John Q. Stilwell Paul Raffield, Images and Cultures of Law in Early Modern England: Justice and Political Power, 1558 – 1600 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004), 304 pp. © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 LITTLE...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2008) 14 (1): 167.
Published: 01 January 2008
...Robyn Marsack Jed Esty, A Shrinking Island: Modernism and National Culture in England (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2003), 302 pp. © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 LITTLE REVIEWS Gabriel Piterberg, An...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2008) 14 (1): 174.
Published: 01 January 2008
...Alex Zwerdling Douglas Mao and Rebecca L. Walkowitz, eds., Bad Modernisms (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2006), 365 pp. © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 LITTLE REVIEWS Gabriel Piterberg, An Ottoman Tragedy...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2002) 8 (3): 550–551.
Published: 01 August 2002
... substitute for using one’s brain. Is, therefore, our e-mail society a loveless, sexless, and brainless culture? Send your answer on a postcard, please. —Colin Richmond Robert Pippin, Henry James and Modern Moral Life...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2002) 8 (3): 551.
Published: 01 August 2002
... substitute for using one’s brain. Is, therefore, our e-mail society a loveless, sexless, and brainless culture? Send your answer on a postcard, please. —Colin Richmond Robert Pippin, Henry James and Modern Moral Life...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2003) 9 (1): 158–159.
Published: 01 January 2003
... Michael T. Saler, The Avant-Garde in Interwar England: Medieval Modernism and the London Underground (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1999), 242 pp. John Ruskin and William Morris are remembered as the Spartans of a cultural Thermopylae...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2003) 9 (2): 341.
Published: 01 April 2003
... Susan Neiman, Evil in Modern Thought: An Alternative History of Philosophy (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2002), 358 pp. We badly need alternative histories of philosophy. The story told (by me, among others) about philosophy from Descartes...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2005) 11 (3): 500.
Published: 01 August 2005