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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (3): 381–395.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Andrew Pickering This Common Knowledge guest column concerns performance , understood in its simple ur-sense of “doing things” in the world. It continues the author's analysis, in his book The Mangle of Practice (1995), of cultural evolution as a “dance of agency”: a performative, decentered...
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Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (1): 157–158.
Published: 01 January 2010
...Douglas Mao Rhonda K. Garelick, Electric Salome: Loie Fuller's Performance of Modernism (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2007), 246 pp. Duke University Press 2010 Little Reviews Mark S. Schantz, Awaiting the Heavenly Country: The Civil War...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (2): 221–230.
Published: 01 April 2011
...Jeffrey M. Perl; Philip Gossett; Robert Levin; Jeffrey Kallberg; Steven E. Jones; Martin Puchner; Tiffany Stern; Mark Franko; Roger Moseley This essay introduces a Common Knowledge symposium on the relationship between texts (for instance, musical scores or dramatic scripts) and performance...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (2): 247–268.
Published: 01 April 2011
...Robert Levin Comparison of surviving texts of eighteenth-century composers, Bach and Mozart in particular, show that considerable latitude was granted to performers for extempore embellishment and cadenzas, not only in arias and concertos but in solo works as well. Amateurs required prepared...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (2): 292–305.
Published: 01 April 2011
...Martin Puchner In theater studies, the dramatic text tends to be treated as a remnant of an older and even old-fashioned type of theater that has now been replaced by a “post-dramatic” theater, answering only to the logic of performance. Against that view, the article argues for the continuing...
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Common Knowledge (2009) 15 (3): 472–500.
Published: 01 August 2009
... this comparison, the paper attempts to show that even the most tenacious disagreement originates in this affective nexus, and to show as well how we may construct ethical practices that are contingent upon disagreement. article Misunderstanding A Typology of Performance...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (3): 509–510.
Published: 01 September 2016
... ofnovelorganizing ways means book this By “diverseeconomies” (Minneapolis: University of MinnesotaPress, 2015),384pp. Making OtherWorlds Possible: Performing Diverse Economies Gerda Roelvink,Kevin St.Martin,andJ.K.Gibson-­ 10.1215/0961754X-­3634148 doi Rollert Paul  —John yet again. of us rest...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (2): 283–291.
Published: 01 April 2011
..., transmission, and reception (indeed for the continual reediting) of their respective content-objects. Both texts and video games are systems, with their own special affordances and constraints, that provide both “spores” and “spurs,” seeds and provocations, prompts for new performances of meaning. Duke...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (2): 231–246.
Published: 01 April 2011
...Philip Gossett This article—part of a Common Knowledge symposium titled “Between Text and Performance”—argues that the publication of a new edition of Il barbiere di Siviglia in Works of Gioachino Rossini (Bärenreiter-Verlag, Kassel) offers an excellent opportunity to reflect upon the written text...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (2): 335–347.
Published: 01 April 2011
...Roger Moseley This article details the motives, processes, and historical context behind an improvised performance of a commedia dell'arte -style pantomime originally devised by Mozart and his friends during the Viennese Carnival season of 1783. The performers' efforts to reconstruct and interpret...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (1): 69–80.
Published: 01 January 2016
...David Livingstone Smith; Ioana Panaitiu We are a supremely social species whose ecological success rests largely on our capacity for large-scale cooperation. This high degree of sociality is only possible against a background of immensely powerful inhibitions against performing acts of lethal...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (2): 269–282.
Published: 01 April 2011
..., a form of strict counterpoint that at once evokes the notion of “machine music”—the leading line seems automatically to generate the following line—and produces relatively few textual variants that concern pitch. Variants in the realm of performing indications, though, occur frequently. Chopin worked...
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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 (2015) 21 (2): 253–269.
Published: 01 April 2015
...Edith Hall The earliest ancient Greek text to narrate the resolution of a large-scale conflict by judicial means is Aeschylus's tragedy Eumenides , first performed in Athens in 458 BC. After explaining the historical context in which the play was performed—a context of acute civic discord...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (2): 190–206.
Published: 01 May 2016
... tension is absent: in North India it is common for audiences composed of both Hindus and Muslims to attend performances in which Hindu vocalists sing devotedly of Allah, and Muslim vocalists of Krishna. Hindustani musicians of whatever faith, it is argued, worship Nada-Brahman, the Hindu “Sound-God...
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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (1): 1–7.
Published: 01 January 2018
...Barry Allen This Common Knowledge guest column examines Richard Feynman’s tabletop experiment, performed during the inquiry into the explosion of the space shuttle Challenger, as a means of demonstrating some of the fundamental qualities of a scientific experiment. Experiments have been interpreted...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 233–258.
Published: 01 April 2019
..., by extending its venue from the imperial palace shrine to performance at Jingū as well. The author’s archival and ethnographic research at Ise and the National Archives shows how the arguments that Shinto is a modern invention are punitive rather than dispassionately historical. Copyright © 2015 Duke...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 165–168.
Published: 01 April 2019
..., that there is no local knowledge without a cosmopolitan knowledge more widely shared. Contributions to the conferences remarked on the widespread existence in Greek and Roman antiquity of bicultural identity and of hypermultiple citizenship (especially for well-traveled athletes and performers). Therefore, despite much...
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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (2): 232–253.
Published: 01 April 2017
..., and an Indian Mughal city, Lucknow. Second, in his detailed account of a patriotic performance that he attended in Dublin of the British siege of Seringapatam in 1799, he identifies with the skeptical audience who, he assumes, are self-conscious about this propagandistic medium. © 2017 by Duke University...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (1): 71–76.
Published: 01 January 2011
... of predator/prey relationships between practices is seen as reversing the usual direction of critique within psychology, such that experimental psychology appears to have, in the Wistar rat, an object grounding a community that is capable of performing continuous comparison, which its critics contrastingly...