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Common Knowledge (1 September 2017) 23 (3): 404–439.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Noa Halevy This second installment in a chronologically arranged, three-part sequence continues the author's examination of Anglo-American literati who, in the later nineteenth and twentieth centuries, turned — in acts of combined xenophilia and xenophobia — to Russian literature and literary...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2018) 24 (1): 90–125.
Published: 01 January 2018
...Noa Halevy This third installment in a chronologically arranged, three-part sequence concludes the author’s examination of Anglo-American literati who, in the later nineteenth and twentieth centuries, turned—in acts of combined xenophilia and xenophobia—to Russian literature and literary theory in...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2014) 20 (3): 505–506.
Published: 01 August 2014
...Timothy Snyder Seegel Steven , Mapping Europe's Borderlands: Russian Cartography in the Age of Empire . ( Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 2012 ), 384 pp. © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2015) 21 (2): 344.
Published: 01 April 2015
...Caryl Emerson Alexandrov Vladimir , The Black Russian . ( New York : Grove , 2013 ), 306 pp. © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015...
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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 January 2013) 19 (1): 146.
Published: 01 January 2013
...Alissa Valles Frede Victoria , Doubt, Atheism, and the Nineteenth-Century Russian Intelligentsia ( Madison : University of Wisconsin Press , 2011 ), 314 pp. © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 LITTLE REVIEWS...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2017) 23 (2): 254–302.
Published: 01 April 2017
...Noa Halevy This article is the first installment of a three-part contribution to the Common Knowledge symposium on xenophilia. The series of three examines the ways in which Anglo-American writers, from the mid-nineteenth until the late twentieth century, turned to Russian literature and literary...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2002) 8 (3): 496–515.
Published: 01 August 2002
...Aileen Kelly Duke University Press 2002 CK 8.3-07 Kelly 7/14/02 3:13 PM Page 496 HISTORICAL DIFFIDENCE A New Look at an Old Russian Debate Aileen Kelly We cannot remain in our present...
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Common Knowledge (1 May 2016) 22 (2): 220–236.
Published: 01 May 2016
... Russians tend to scorn, and the intensely emotional and intimate sort of friendship, usually shared in a group rather than a dyad, that Russians consider uniquely their own. Both types, however, have long histories in Russia, which this article undertakes to trace. Intimate friendship appears to be an...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2015) 21 (2): 305–326.
Published: 01 April 2015
...Kevin M. F. Platt Latvia presents a unique and counterintuitive case in the history of postsocialist ethnic relations. Despite the USSR's having annexed Latvia by fiat and armed force in the 1940s—and despite the population transfers of so many Russians and other Soviet peoples to the region that...
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Common Knowledge (1 May 2016) 22 (2): 211–219.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Gary Saul Morson Despite their professed multiculturalism, educated Americans find it hard to imagine that others do not share their liberal values. Does not everyone love their children and want peace? The author of the article, a Tolstoy scholar and student of Russian culture, discusses topics...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2013) 19 (2): 217–223.
Published: 01 April 2013
... ideas — especially Descartes's argument that a mind “unclouded and attentive” can be “wholly freed from doubt” ( Rules III, 5) — this essay then turns to assess the validity of counter-Enlightenment arguments, mostly Russian but also anglophone and French, against the association of clarity and...
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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): 498–542.
Published: 01 August 2018
..., Velimir Khlebnikov, Osip Mandelstam, Vladimir Mayakovsky, and Boris Pasternak. This article has long been a favorite among scholars of early twentieth-century Russian letters. “Interlude” offers a historical snapshot, wherein subsequently acknowledged “classics” like Akhmatova or Mayakovsky are examined...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2013) 19 (3): 399–410.
Published: 01 August 2013
..., Freudians, Surrealists, crisis theologians, and Existentialists. Frank tells the story of how his friendship in the 1950s with Ralph Ellison, author of Invisible Man , led to Frank's teaching himself Russian in order to read Notes from Underground and write an article on the novella that changed the face of...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2013) 19 (3): 424–445.
Published: 01 August 2013
... of the present, future, and past. In this sense, reticence is allied to conceptions of fuzziness and blur that have also been concerns of this journal in recent years. In making these claims, the essay relates Bakhtin's thought to a Russian literary tradition of thinking about silence (Tiutchev's and...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2018) 24 (1): 8–25.
Published: 01 January 2018
... functions. While “Art, as Device” is in itself ambiguous, a look at Shklovsky’s reconsiderations renders matters still more complex, though arguably also more productive. Copyright © 2017 Duke University Press 2017 Viktor Shklovsky Russian Formalism ostranenie defamiliarization estrangement...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2003) 9 (2): 204–227.
Published: 01 April 2003
... Gambrell Throughout a half century’s work on the history of the Russian Revolution, I have touched on the question of Russian-Jewish relations many times. Doing so has often served as a way into events and into human psychology, but the ques...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2016) 22 (1): 135–136.
Published: 01 January 2016
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2015) 21 (2): 341.
Published: 01 April 2015
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