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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (2): 331.
Published: 01 April 2018
...J. G. A. Pocock Goff Jacques Le , Must We Divide History into Periods? , trans. DeBevoise Malcolm ( New York : Columbia University Press , 2015 ), 176 pp. Copyright © 2018 by Duke University Press 2018 ...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (2): 177–183.
Published: 01 April 2015
...Gerald Graff Taking a series of period courses arranged in chronological order seems the natural and obvious way for students to learn history. But an odd thing happens when these courses are not connected to one another, as they rarely are in the college curriculum. Since students experience each...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 378–383.
Published: 01 April 2019
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Common Knowledge (2009) 15 (3): 319–323.
Published: 01 August 2009
... are returning to East-Central Europe as well as Russia. Duke University Press 2009 Translated by Clare Cavanagh COLUMNS “THE PERIOD AFTER 1989” Václav Havel and Adam Michnik Translated by Clare Cavanagh...
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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (1): 35–55.
Published: 01 January 2018
... culture, awe regarding Muslim prosperity, and admiration of Muslim governance. The period from the invasion of the Iberian peninsula by Arab forces in 711 until the final expulsion of the “Moors” in 1492 marked the longest direct, daily contact between Muslims and Christians (and Jews) in the history...
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Common Knowledge (2008) 14 (1): 105–123.
Published: 01 January 2008
...William Weber A paradigm shift occurred in musical culture in the early nineteenth century, whereby revered old works—newly called “classics”—began to rival contemporary ones as the guiding authority over taste. This article explores the less well-known composers found on programs in the period...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 501–524.
Published: 01 April 2019
... relations may proceed” on the basis of an honest and full accounting of history. In this excerpt he treats the immediate prerevolutionary period of the early twentieth century, drawing on the writings of a number of prominent commentators of that period, both Jewish and Russian. He argues that a combination...
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Common Knowledge (2008) 14 (3): 434–444.
Published: 01 August 2008
... fertile period in poetry, with many talented poets and many potential directions that did not develop into dominant trends. Because literary history almost inevitably looks at dominant directions, it tends to pass over not only individual poets who don't quite fit, but also poetic kinds and directions...
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Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (1): 95–109.
Published: 01 January 2010
...Pink Dandelion This contribution to a symposium on quietism concerns what is known as the Quietist period of Quakerism in the eighteenth century. Dandelion addresses the key question of conflict between the quietist commitment of the Quaker faithful and the commitment of many among them...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (1): 1–27.
Published: 01 January 2013
...Orville Schell This essay, written in memory of the Chinese astrophysicist and dissident Fang Lizhi, reexamines the period in Fang's life when he was vice president of the University of Science and Technology of China and, because of his activities as an educational and political reformer, came...
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Common Knowledge (2012) 18 (1): 149–159.
Published: 01 January 2012
... on the classical tradition in English art, even though the method had limited relevance beyond the “neoclassical” period. © 2012 by Duke University Press 2012 WAR WORK English Art and the Warburg Institute Christy Anderson At the opening of the exhibition “English Art and the Mediterranean,” Sir...
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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (1): 56–89.
Published: 01 January 2018
... the 1840s and contrasts his way of reading with those of other scholars during the period. The hermeneutic of “one mind” was the foundation of his xenophilic reading. Copyright © 2017 Duke University Press 2017 Thoreau transcendentalism Hinduism Yoga Bhagavad Gita xenophilia Symposium...
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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (2): 291–311.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Caroline Walker Bynum Partly autobiographical, partly comparative, partly theoretical, this essay uses the idea of the footprint to explore the concept of xenophilia. The author first describes how the field of European medieval history has changed since the 1960s, when the period 500–1500...
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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (3): 498–542.
Published: 01 August 2018
... alongside poets like Nikolai Aseev or Ilya Selvinsky (now known only to specialists) and, moreover, are subjected to unsparing criticism by a contemporary. Tynianov describes the given period as an “interlude,” characterized by seeming inertia: a time when apparently nothing is happening in poetry...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 364–377.
Published: 01 April 2019
... generation mythologized the Nazi period as a criminal abyss. If this strategy allowed the government of the Federal Republic to assume legal responsibility for reparation claims, it also served to release individuals from working through their own painful pasts. This stage yielded to a second phase, one...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (2): 276–289.
Published: 01 April 2020
... is strongly associated with anti-Ottoman and anti-Muslim nationalism. The celebration of work in Orthodox ritual life has a long history in the presocialist and earlier periods, but the contemporary interfaith participation is motivated by the desire of the local transportation companies to assert...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (3): 385–406.
Published: 01 August 2020
...Anne Marie Wolf Examining, for a symposium on xenophilia, the views of some of the period’s most open-minded and tolerant thinkers, as well as the historical development of Christian writers’ treatment of Muslims, this article considers whether the term Islamophilia can be applied to any...
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Common Knowledge (2021) 27 (1): 1–39.
Published: 01 January 2021
... approach misses is that even the religious discourses of the period were tied to a long and in no way local epistemological debate about signs and their meaning, whose roots are to be found in Greek and Latin rhetorical theory. This first installment of “Tokens of Love” commences a discussion of the role...
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Common Knowledge (2021) 27 (2): 176–251.
Published: 01 May 2021
...-Christian semiotic discourses. From the perspective of contextualist scholarship, which recognizes in any temporal context a limited number of discourses available, Donne's religious poems of the period from about 1607 to 1620 register many contradictory conceptions, but contradictory only in the sense...
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Common Knowledge (2022) 28 (3): 331–342.
Published: 01 September 2022
.... Written in Hungarian not long before his death in 2019, Konrád goes back in this essay to the period following the arrest of his parents after the German invasion of Hungary. Aged eleven, he was able to escape the small town where he was born—and hence the fate of its entire Jewish community. “The others...