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Common Knowledge (1 January 2008) 14 (1): 151–153.
Published: 01 January 2008
...Natalie Zemon Davis Gabriel Piterberg, An Ottoman Tragedy: History and Historiography at Play (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2003), 271 pp. © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 LITTLE REVIEWS Gabriel...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2006) 12 (3): 521–522.
Published: 01 August 2006
...William M. Chace Paul Armstrong, Play and the Politics of Reading: The Social Uses of Modernist Form (Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2005), 207 pp. Duke University Press 2006 L I T T L E R E V I E W S Robert Mills, Suspended Animation: Pain...
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Common Knowledge (1 September 2015) 21 (3): 379–389.
Published: 01 September 2015
... conceive of their own activity as playful and exploratory. He argues that practitioners should approach clients not as “professionals” but rather as people with experience acquired from much play, on many different terrains. The essay concludes by suggesting that professionals in all fields—scientific and...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2016) 22 (1): 132–133.
Published: 01 January 2016
... erature as play  as erature ofnotion lit the into venturing book ofhis one-third heHe does? spends as play defining by generating in heis interested discourse What discourse.” ductive play. as him would notfor count frustration, in ending often Xenia’s as activity, aimless as...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2008) 14 (3): 503.
Published: 01 August 2008
...John Boardman Oliver Taplin, Pots and Plays: Interactions between Tragedy and Greek Vase-painting of the Fourth Century B.C. (Los Angeles: Getty, 2007), 310 pp. Duke University Press 2008 LITTLE REVIEWS Thomas Laird, The Story of Tibet: Conversations with the Dalai Lama...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2018) 24 (3): 434–435.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Stephen Greenblatt Lake Peter , How Shakespeare Put Politics on the Stage: Power and Succession in the History Plays ( New Haven, CT : Yale University Press , 2016 ), 688 pp. Copyright © 2018 by Duke University Press 2018 ...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2011) 17 (2): 283–291.
Published: 01 April 2011
...Steven E. Jones This article continues from where the author's 2008 book The Meaning of Video Games concluded and concerns what he learned from playing the simulation game Spore by Sims -creator Will Wright, especially the extent to which a social-network model had become during the development...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2008) 14 (3): 396–423.
Published: 01 August 2008
..., ritually and religiously sanctioned, order based on strict adherence to caste and gender roles. We first trace the classical roots of the tension between dharma and nīti and then set out how these two bodies of texts came to play distinct and evolving roles in medieval and early modern south India. We...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2011) 17 (2): 306–320.
Published: 01 April 2011
...Tiffany Stern Songs in early modern playbooks—printed books of the plays of Shakespeare and other authors—differ from the surrounding dialogue in a number of ways. They are often in italic though the dialogue tends to be in roman lettering; and they are frequently topped with the heading “Song...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 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 and the...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2017) 23 (2): 207–224.
Published: 01 April 2017
..., more pragmatic and optimistic outlook of the Enlightenment and a new middle class and by experimenting with “bourgeois drama,” notably in the third play of the Figaro trilogy. The bourgeois drama—and the trilogy itself, as it moves the same cast of characters from The Barber of Seville through The...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2017) 23 (2): 303–324.
Published: 01 April 2017
... globalization of yoga as we know it today. This article concludes by suggesting that microhistorical work on the activities of translators may aid in understanding the part that local knowledge can play in our global future. © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 xenophilia xenophobia yoga translation...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2018) 24 (3): 356–365.
Published: 01 August 2018
... fields in which diagrams and diagrammatic modes of thought currently play a critical role: not only art history, visual studies, and design, but also computer science, “Bildwissenschaft,” and the history of literature and science, as well as music history and composition. Each participant, including the...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2012) 18 (2): 229–238.
Published: 01 April 2012
... discourse that we can shift back and forth between several logics — several organized ways of reasoning, of providing reasons or grounds for our claims. Building on previous work on Hegel's dialectical logic, the author here identifies three distinct logics simultaneously in play in our conversations...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2014) 20 (2): 265–272.
Published: 01 April 2014
... explores Zwicky's acknowledged debt to the paradoxes and aphorisms of Heraclitus, in whose thought the “backward-turning connection” of the lyre plays a central role. Hobbs suggests that, although both Heraclitus and Zwicky use language to stimulate profound changes in the reader's perception...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2009) 15 (2): 164–180.
Published: 01 April 2009
..., the emphasis on interiority seemingly at the expense of morality, and the enigmatic language of mysticism, all associated with Quietism played into fears of clerical (or “Jesuit”) cabal and conspiracy. When Jesuit opponents linked the order to Quietism, they presented the Jesuits as threats to an...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2009) 15 (3): 336–339.
Published: 01 August 2009
...-games playing, especially for “tennys,” this paper is essentially a list of possessions that evidence the blend of frivolity and cruelty characteristic of Henry's self-indulgent reign. Duke University Press 2009 columns 1509 Colin Richmond Item XI 49...
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Common Knowledge (1 September 2016) 22 (3): 353–372.
Published: 01 September 2016
..., the new disciplinary configurations are thus likely to play out in surprising and, not inconceivably, positive ways. © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 scientizing humanities interdisciplinarity hybridity literary studies...
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Common Knowledge (1 May 2016) 22 (2): 277–283.
Published: 01 May 2016
... tragedies. Research conducted by the author at schools in the United States and United Kingdom shows that, through free play, alternatives to rivalry, bullying, brutality, cruelty, ruthlessness, vehemence, and enmity occur naturally to children of all ages. © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 fairy...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2016) 22 (1): 131–132.
Published: 01 January 2016
... erature as play  as erature ofnotion lit the into venturing book ofhis one-third heHe does? spends as play defining by generating in heis interested discourse What discourse.” ductive play. as him would notfor count frustration, in ending often Xenia’s as activity, aimless as...