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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (2): 358–359.
Published: 01 April 2017
...Richard Jenkyns Barchiesi Alessandro , Homeric Effects in Vergil's Narrative , trans. Marchesi Ilaria . ( Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press , 2015 ), 216 pp. © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (2): 391–392.
Published: 01 April 2013
...Jack Miles Stump Eleonore , Wandering in Darkness: Narrative and the Problem of Suffering ( Oxford : Clarendon , 2010 ), 668 pp. © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 LITTLE REVIEWS Amy Knight Powell, Depositions: Scenes from the Late Medieval Church...
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Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (3): 532–551.
Published: 01 August 2010
...Amy M. King A contribution to the sixth installment of the Common Knowledge symposium “Apology for Quietism,” this article explores the possibilities for quietist narrative. Since quietism suggests resistance or condescension to telos, suspense, will, and the kinds of spirituality, politics...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (2): 334–335.
Published: 01 April 2015
...Adam Cohen Epstein Marc Michael , The Medieval Haggadah: Art, Narrative, and Religious Imagination . ( New Haven, CT : Yale University Press , 2011 ), 344 pp. © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015...
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Common Knowledge (2008) 14 (3): 494.
Published: 01 August 2008
...Lorraine Daston Angela N. H. Creager, Elizabeth Lunbeck, and M. Norton Wise, eds., Science without Laws: Model Systems, Cases, Exemplary Narratives (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2007), 287 pp. Duke University Press 2008 LITTLE REVIEWS Thomas Laird, The Story...
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Common Knowledge (2021) 27 (2): 309.
Published: 01 May 2021
...Seamus Perry Jeanne M. Britton , Vicarious Narratives: A Literary History of Sympathy, 1750–1850 . ( Oxford : Oxford University Press , 2019 ), 256 pp. Copyright © 2021 by Duke University Press 2021 A Literary History of Sympathy, 1750–1850 would be a very good thing...
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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 (2009) 15 (1): 39–58.
Published: 01 January 2009
... narratives of history. His sense of “entranced waiting” flirts with an anarchic potentiality that he must reject in order to call for social solidarity and progressive action against slavery. In “Bartleby, the Scrivener,” Melville takes the radical outsidedness of self-reliance to its conclusion...
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Common Knowledge (2009) 15 (1): 97–153.
Published: 01 January 2009
... and participation in the combat inside southern Lebanon. The narrative follows the progress of an infantry unit from its point of entry on the Israel-Lebanese border, through the villages of Raj-A-Min, Sham'a and on to the coastal position it held until the end of the war at Ras-Bayada. The memoir draws particular...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (1): 105–119.
Published: 01 January 2016
..., collected by Boas and made famous by Lévi-Strauss; the story of Sakuntala, from a Sanskrit epic, the Mahabharata ; and Remarque's war novel of 1929, All Quiet on the Western Front . In the first case, no resolution of the conflicts comprising the narrative is required, because in mythical thinking...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (3): 373–384.
Published: 01 August 2020
... be two lovers in this narrative, there may be three objects of love: the rabbi, his wife, and the Torah. In the story, Rav Rehumi is so ravished by Torah that he forgets his wife. Since the narrative does not predicate that he chose not to visit her but, rather, that he was swept away, the author...
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Common Knowledge (2014) 20 (1): 1–3.
Published: 01 January 2014
..., with the distinction between narrative history and fiction, or between discursive philosophy and poetry, is a time-honored maneuver. Hence the appearance in this special issue of three pieces (by historians Natalie Zemon Davis, Sir Keith Thomas, and Colin Richmond) on microhistory, along with the first installment...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (1): 1–27.
Published: 01 January 2013
... to be dubbed “China's Andrei Sakharov.” It also retells, from the perspective of an insider, the dramatic narrative of Fang's year with his wife, Li Shuxian, living in the US embassy in Beijing following the Tiananmen Square demonstrations and subsequent massacre. But the special focus of this overview...
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Common Knowledge (2008) 14 (1): 45–104.
Published: 01 January 2008
... dominant and ideologically loaded narrative of art history as a “development” toward modernity has determined not only how viewers today respond to works of art but what art they get to see. © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 Symposium: Devalued...
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Common Knowledge (2008) 14 (1): 105–123.
Published: 01 January 2008
..., and Mendelssohn). Many of the “other” composers came from Italy, France, or Britain and became famous for opera selections and songs, some termed “popular,” and a substantial number of their pieces were performed throughout the nineteenth century. The present-day narrative of music history has canonic blind spots...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (1): 40–50.
Published: 01 January 2013
...David S. Katz This contribution to part 4 of the Common Knowledge symposium “Fuzzy Studies: On the Consequence of Blur” shows how the reputedly radical position that history is not about eternal truths but about the creative construction of a convincing narrative of past events is not an argument...
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Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (3): 493–517.
Published: 01 August 2010
... had long presented major issues for debate. A narrative and typology developed of fighting heroes, victims, and survivors; Ofer questions how different these categories were from each other. In pursuit of an answer, she examines institutions in Israel for commemoration and remembrance, especially Yad...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (2): 283–291.
Published: 01 April 2011
... and digital texts, not in terms of their supposedly shared narrative content (not in terms of their content at all) but, rather, formally—in terms of how they model complex systems, how both video games and digital-text environments work by creating networked environments for the production, reproduction...
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Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (1): 66–78.
Published: 01 January 2010
... writes a complex narrative that leaves its interpretation and application to his readers. He neither fashions himself as a national redeemer-poet nor do his protagonists content themselves with a reclusive life forgetful of their surroundings. Duke University Press 2010 Symposium: Apology...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (2): 375–382.
Published: 01 April 2011
... is conceived in terms of social obligations, of guilt and sin, of revenge, and as a plot that structures the narrative of human life. Instead of simply looking to the archaic meanings of debt for its shadow side, this review attempts to take stock of what the recent credit crisis can teach us about the place...