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Common Knowledge (1 January 2011) 17 (1): 191–192.
Published: 01 January 2011
...John Boardman Marina Belozerskaya, To Wake the Dead: A Renaissance Merchant and the Birth of Archaeology (New York: Norton, 2009), 308 pp. Duke University Press 2011 LITTLE REVIEWS Steve Pincus, 1688: The First Modern Revolution (New Haven, CT: Yale...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2007) 13 (2-3): 460.
Published: 01 August 2007
...Kirsten Schultz T. F. Earle and K. J. P. Lowe, eds., Black Africans in Renaissance Europe (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005), 434 pp. Duke University Press 2007 L I T T L E R E V I E W S Temple Grandin and Catherine Johnson, Animals in Translation...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2018) 24 (1): 164.
Published: 01 January 2018
...John Watkins Hurlburt Holly S. , Daughter of Venice: Catherine Corner, Queen of Cyprus and Woman of the Renaissance ( New Haven, CT : Yale University Press , 2015 ), 360 pp. Copyright © 2017 Duke University Press 2017...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2014) 20 (1): 140.
Published: 01 January 2014
...Kathy Eden Zerba Michelle , Doubt and Skepticism in Antiquity and the Renaissance . ( Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2012 ), 270 pp. © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 LITTLE REVIEWS Thomas J. Heffernan, The Passion of Perpetua and Felicity (Oxford...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2014) 20 (1): 144–145.
Published: 01 January 2014
...G. Thomas Tanselle Grafton Anthony , The Culture of Correction in Renaissance Europe . ( London : British Library , 2011 ), 256 pp. © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 LITTLE REVIEWS Thomas J. Heffernan, The Passion of Perpetua and Felicity (Oxford: Oxford...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2015) 21 (1): 111.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Kathy Eden Witt Ronald G. , The Two Latin Cultures and the Foundation of Renaissance Humanism in Medieval Italy . ( Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2012 ), 616 pp. © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2015) 21 (1): 112–114.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Orest Ranum Eden Kathy , The Renaissance Rediscovery of Intimacy . ( Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 2012 ), 149 pp. © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014...
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Common Knowledge (1 May 2016) 22 (2): 310–311.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Caryl Emerson Gavrilyuk Paul L. , Georges Florovsky and the Russian Religious Renaissance . ( Oxford : Oxford University Press , 2014 ), 297 pp. © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016...
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Common Knowledge (1 May 2016) 22 (2): 319.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Ingrid D. Rowland Gorton T. J. , Renaissance Emir: A Druze Warlord at the Court of the Medici . ( Northampton, MA : Olive Branch Press , 2014 ), 248 pp. © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2002) 8 (2): 417.
Published: 01 April 2002
... has become, with respect to our “highest” interests, “a thing of the past.” —Robert Pippin Harry Berger Jr., Fictions of the Pose: Rembrandt against the Italian Renaissance (Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2000), 487 pp. Berger comes to art history from outside art history...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2004) 10 (2): 198–213.
Published: 01 April 2004
...Wayne Andersen Duke University Press 2004 HOW NOT TO TAKE SIDES Leon Battista Alberti—Renaissance Man? Wayne Andersen My subject here is assertion or assertiveness—or rather, which assertions might be worth disputing and how...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2002) 8 (3): 551–552.
Published: 01 August 2002
... Anthony Grafton, Cardano’s Cosmos: The Worlds and Works of a Renaissance Astrologer (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1999), 284 pp. Ostensibly an account of Girolamo Cardano, a sixteenth-century astrologer and polymath, Grafton’s latest book, itself...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2002) 8 (3): 552.
Published: 01 August 2002
... Anthony Grafton, Cardano’s Cosmos: The Worlds and Works of a Renaissance Astrologer (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1999), 284 pp. Ostensibly an account of Girolamo Cardano, a sixteenth-century astrologer and polymath, Grafton’s latest book, itself...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2003) 9 (2): 254–272.
Published: 01 April 2003
...Dale Kent Duke University Press 2003 CK 9.2-07 Kent_w=_art 3/14/03 10:49 AM Page 254 CHARITY AND POWER IN RENAISSANCE FLORENCE Surmounting Cynicism in Historiography Dale Kent...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2013) 19 (2): 389.
Published: 01 April 2013
...Stuart Clark Chesters Timothy , Ghost Stories in Late Renaissance France: Walking by Night ( Oxford : Oxford University Press , 2011 ), 283 pp. © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 LITTLE REVIEWS Amy Knight Powell, Depositions: Scenes from the Late Medieval...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2009) 15 (3): 521–522.
Published: 01 August 2009
...G. Thomas Tanselle William H. Sherman, Used Books: Marking Readers in Renaissance England (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2008), 279 pp. Duke University Press 2009 Little Reviews Loren Samons II, What’s...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2005) 11 (3): 499.
Published: 01 August 2005
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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 January 2012) 18 (1): 1–16.
Published: 01 January 2012
... of medieval and Renaissance symbols and ideas. Warburg's chosen associate Fritz Saxl put his creation on a firm institutional base, first in Hamburg and then, after a narrow escape from the Nazi regime, in London. For all the changes the Institute has undergone over the decades since then, it...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2012) 18 (1): 128–133.
Published: 01 January 2012
... cultural analysis. The essay includes a tribute to Anne Marie Meyer (1919 – 2004), Warburg scholar and long-time affiliate of the Institute, with special emphasis on the question that she uniquely raised: “Exactly what was the relation between [Aby] Warburg's research on paganism in the Renaissance and his...