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Common Knowledge (1 August 2005) 11 (3): 491–492.
Published: 01 August 2005
..., as Shakespeare’s like Because, ofa “songwriter”? instead a“poet” him call Why etc audiencesmall, is the passé, poetry’s formal (no “great” poets, poetry can Ameri- “postmortem” regarding wisdom conventional reversing poet—thereby amajor as BobDylan not:treat could...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2006) 12 (2): 310–311.
Published: 01 April 2006
...Joseph Frank Yves Bonnefoy, Shakespeare and the French Poet , ed. John Naughton (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2004), 304 pp. © 2006 by Duke University Press 2006 L I T T L E R E V I E W S Hauke Brunkhorst...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2018) 24 (2): 319.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Shira Wolosky McGann Jerome , The Poet Edgar Allan Poe: Alien Angel ( Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press , 2014 ), 256 pp. Copyright © 2018 by Duke University Press 2018 ...
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Common Knowledge (1 September 2015) 21 (3): 517–519.
Published: 01 September 2015
...William M. Chace Moody David , Ezra Pound: Poet: Volume II: The Epic Years, 1921 – 1939 . ( Oxford : Oxford University Press , 2014 ), 421 pp. © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2005) 11 (3): 498.
Published: 01 August 2005
..., as Shakespeare’s like Because, ofa “songwriter”? instead a“poet” him call Why etc audiencesmall, is the passé, poetry’s formal (no “great” poets, poetry can Ameri- “postmortem” regarding wisdom conventional reversing poet—thereby amajor as BobDylan not:treat could...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2003) 9 (3): 550.
Published: 01 August 2003
... Contemporary Poets on the Early Modern Lyric (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2002), 300 pp. Poets whose approaches are scholarly but not academic, intellectual but free of ideology, provide a series of energetic engagements with poetry past and pres- ent...
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Common Knowledge (1 September 2017) 23 (3): 546–547.
Published: 01 September 2017
...H. R. Woudhuysen Ricketts Rita , Scholars, Poets, and Radicals: Discovering Forgotten Lives in the Blackwell Collections . ( Oxford : Bodleian Library , 2015 ), 320 pp. © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2014) 20 (2): 197–203.
Published: 01 April 2014
... experiments themselves or as discussions of experimental principles. The introduction itself contributes to the latter by suggesting a distinction between “triumphalist” and “defeatist” calls for poets and fiction writers to do the work of scholars. In the latter variant, poets in general are challenged by...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2008) 14 (3): 434–444.
Published: 01 August 2008
...J. Paul Hunter The third of a century between the late 1680s and the early 1720s—a time when a vast number of prolific poets flourished—is almost completely overlooked in literary history, perhaps because there was no single poetic leader and no dominant direction in the poetry. But it was a very...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2013) 19 (1): 154–163.
Published: 01 January 2013
... Schnackenberg) and connects this development to the nostalgia evidenced in Duncan's occultism. Placing the New Critics with the poets Karl Shapiro and Richard Wilbur, Duncan dismisses them all as “academics” and “descendants of those ministers of the seventeenth and eighteenth century, holding out against the...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2018) 24 (3): 474–482.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Jeffrey M. Perl By way of introducing new English translations of critical works by two French post-Symbolist poets and a Russian Formalist theoretician, the editor of Common Knowledge reflects, as the journal’s twenty-fifth anniversary approaches, on the overlapping political and academic contexts...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2018) 24 (3): 483.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Léon-Paul Fargue; Valery Larbaud After the early death of the little-known but extraordinarily promising French poet Henry J.-M. Levet, Valery Larbaud and Léon-Paul Fargue visited with Levet’s parents in the city of Montbrison. In a recorded conversation, they describe their visit, and in a...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2018) 24 (3): 498–542.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Yuri Tynianov Yuri Tynianov’s seminal 1924 review of contemporary poetry discusses the work of many bright lights of the early Soviet avant-garde, as well as the prerevolutionary modernist poets who were still a presence in literature of the 1920s: his subjects include Anna Akhmatova, Sergei Esenin...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2012) 18 (3): 557–568.
Published: 01 August 2012
...Robin Davidson This essay examines the work of Ewa Lipska, who, since the publication of her first book in 1967, has been among the most acclaimed of recent Polish poets but less well known in the West than Czesław Miłosz, Wisława Szymborska, or Adam Zagajewski. She is a philosophical poet, making...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2013) 19 (2): 334–350.
Published: 01 April 2013
...Charles Altieri This article elaborates on the dilemma faced by modernist poets in seeking to define values in an intellectual context that was post-Romantic and post-epistemic. Pound and Stevens, for example, reacted strongly against the ways that Romantic writers had tried to tie the rhetorical...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2008) 14 (1): 34–44.
Published: 01 January 2008
... progress is noncumulative, the arts and humanities (unlike the sciences) must deal with the ideas of (and the evidence for) “Renaissance” and “renascence,” “resistance” and “reaction.” A poet such as Malory may achieve a permanent place in literary history and on required-reading lists by resisting a shift...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2017) 23 (2): 232–253.
Published: 01 April 2017
...Humberto Garcia A contribution to the Common Knowledge symposium on xenophilia, this article examines the travelogue of Mirza Abu Taleb ibn Muhammed Isfahani (1752–1805), the Muslim Indo-Persian scholar, poet, and Lucknow nobleman who sympathized with the Irish during his travels to England and...
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Common Knowledge (1 September 2017) 23 (3): 404–439.
Published: 01 September 2017
... aestheticism of French literary culture. Part 2 treats the poetry and criticism of the English “Movement” poet Donald Davie in light of his turn, in 1958, toward the example of Boris Pasternak as a way of escaping the influence of French Symbolist poetics and the post-Symbolist poetics of anglophone modernism...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2014) 20 (2): 223–234.
Published: 01 April 2014
...Ronald de Sousa In a colloquium on “lyric philosophy,” this contribution records the efforts of an analytic philosopher to come to grips with questions that Jan Zwicky, who is both a fine poet and a subtle philosopher, has raised about anglophone analytic philosophy. The essay situates Zwicky...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2014) 20 (1): 46–54.
Published: 01 January 2014
...Bruce Krajewski In this contribution to an exchange of views about “lyric philosophy,” the author argues that the philosopher-poet Jan Zwicky, beginning as early as her dissertation at the University of Toronto, has championed the nonlogical, including the ineffable, the oracular, and the mystical...