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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (1): 112.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Richard Jenkyns Richardson Edmund , Classical Victorians: Scholars, Scoundrels, and Generals in Pursuit of Antiquity . ( Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2013 ), 242 pp. © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014...
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Common Knowledge (2022) 28 (3): 460–462.
Published: 01 September 2022
... Victorians: Scholars, Scoundrels and Generals in the Pursuit of Antiquity is good on these moments of awkwardness but is one of several books whose absence from the notes looks pointed.) The authors list cases of working men who were picked up by fashionable society as poets or scholars, many of whom were...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (1): 112–114.
Published: 01 January 2015
...: CambridgeUniversity Press, 2013),242pp. Scholars, Scoundrels, andGenerals inPursuitof Antiquity Edmund Richardson, ClassicalVictorians: to adopt. Seneca rejects the spontaneity or acceptance of meandering prose that that prose ofmeandering oracceptance spontaneity the rejects adopt.Seneca to ought letters...
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Common Knowledge (2008) 14 (3): 472–477.
Published: 01 August 2008
... of the injured party’s pumped scoundrels, other of bevy a with A happy hunting accident. the formerRaynal, Minister, nearsporting Le Havre * . magistrature. the among on catch lent workcould ofIf atonly the reading judgeexcel that himself Coulange-la-Vineuse. drowned Thyself Smiles’sSamuel...
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Common Knowledge (2005) 11 (3): 514–521.
Published: 01 August 2005
... such adinfi autobiography ofan truth the We relativize can together. glasses our let’s then, right raise all well, todoit; manages bastard the if mein—but take can scoundrel rogue any Not just true. as move whatmehetoaccept says evocation fi alying be might text of agood writer...
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Common Knowledge (2022) 28 (2): 216–223.
Published: 01 May 2022
... scoundrel can take me in—but if the bastard manages to do it, well, all right then, let's raise our glasses together. There is no instrument for measuring the truth of a writer's autobiography, other than our own sensitivity as readers. But writing of quality will always be true, for it has the person...
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Common Knowledge (2002) 8 (3): 526–547.
Published: 01 August 2002
... of admiration for anyone who has such means at his disposal, though I have no way of knowing whether I have it in me to draw on such resources myself. I 529 could decide, rather easily, that I would be a scoundrel. I could also try not to be a scoundrel. But I...
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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (2): 232–253.
Published: 01 April 2017
...-­British England,” Century Nineteenth in 93  2000), Press, University Oxford Delhi: (New Lucknow TrueTalesOld of Scoundrels: Engaging vols. (Delhi: Munshiram Manoharlal, 1986), 2:230 1986),   Manoharlal, Munshiram (Delhi: vols...
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Common Knowledge (2023) 29 (2): 141–172.
Published: 01 May 2023
... in the categories of (self-)negation and (self-)destruction. It is a dangerous and painful country that makes every effort to divide its population into two unequal parts: drunks, thieves, and scoundrels, on the one hand; saints and martyrs, on the other. Russia has succeeded in consolidating a society-wide...
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Common Knowledge (2007) 13 (2-3): 404–428.
Published: 01 August 2007
... be awful cruel to one another. Buffoons they may be, but unlike Huck, a good-hearted rapscallion, the king and duke are also rogues and reprobates. No one, not even these scoundrels, deserves such punishment: Twain’s comic vision is generous enough in its...
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Common Knowledge (2009) 15 (1): 59–91.
Published: 01 January 2009
.... yielded they hearts, ragetheir toofcommands in the “anti-spectacles”with the and Grumbling scoundrels. dumb pathetically were themselves they that edge acknowl to and people “anti-spectacles” the of might the recognize to fail not prepared to defend themselves, but as they no longer...
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Common Knowledge (2005) 11 (3): 445–485.
Published: 01 August 2005
... Fountain of the Elephants the of Fountain Engaging Scoundrels: True Tales...