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Common Knowledge (1 September 2016) 22 (3): 431–452.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Peter Skafish This article is an ethnographic account of the speculative thought of Jane Roberts, a spirit medium or “channel,” important in New Age religion for the books that she dictated at the behest of a personality named “Seth.” At first, she tried to understand her strange subjectivity in...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2015) 21 (1): 19–43.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Sara Forsdyke This article examines a dramatic story about a slave rebellion on the island of Chios and argues that such stories were the medium through which masters and slaves negotiated compromise between the slaves' desire to be free and the masters' desire to control their slaves. This...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2017) 23 (2): 207–224.
Published: 01 April 2017
...Lionel Gossman The topic of this guest column is Beaumarchais's endeavor, as a dramatist, to overcome the irreconcilable polarities of high and low, spirit and body, noble and base, tragedy and comedy that are essential to French classical theater by adapting traditional comedy to the less rigid...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2011) 17 (2): 335–347.
Published: 01 April 2011
... into praxes of extemporized music making. Improvisatory traditions in the realms of jazz and the commedia dell'arte offer models for reconceiving Mozart's music as a dialogical and collaborative medium; they also suggest ways in which present-day performers can gain historical, phenomenological, and...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2017) 23 (2): 232–253.
Published: 01 April 2017
..., Dublin, and an Indian Mughal city, Lucknow. Second, in his detailed account of a patriotic performance that he attended in Dublin of the British siege of Seringapatam in 1799, he identifies with the skeptical audience who, he assumes, are self-conscious about this propagandistic medium. © 2017 by Duke...
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Common Knowledge (1 September 2016) 22 (3): 385–392.
Published: 01 September 2016
... My own text here regards Jane Roberts, an American spirit medium (or medium spirit American an Roberts, Jane here regards text My own...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2004) 10 (3): 463–484.
Published: 01 August 2004
... is an envelope (a “clothing”) that conceals an internal humanoid form, usually visible to the eyes of only the particular species and of “transspecific” beings such as shamans. This internal form is the soul or spirit of the animal: an intentionality or subjectivity formally identical to human...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2016) 22 (1): 43–68.
Published: 01 January 2016
... called spirits)? ­called , ed. - - 12 of Florida, 2007),1  of Florida, Press...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2012) 18 (2): 220–228.
Published: 01 April 2012
... In the spirit of taking language seriously, to I want language oftaking spirit the In...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2011) 17 (2): 394–410.
Published: 01 April 2011
... a newdesires depar of “life” as forgetfulness animal and self- Nietzsche’s to construal ofmodernity view this links Man De fashion. and tory his of the medium in out flicker to doomed itwas discovered then and past the spirit of attemptedmodernity” to blast its way into a...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2002) 8 (1): 204.
Published: 01 January 2002
... acquisition was largely due to Meric Casaubon’s publication in 1659 of parts of Dee’s “angel diaries,” with the aim of exposing them as records not of conversa- tions with heavenly spirits but of consultations with “false lyingî ones. Dee’s other activities as an Elizabethan...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2002) 8 (1): 204–205.
Published: 01 January 2002
... acquisition was largely due to Meric Casaubon’s publication in 1659 of parts of Dee’s “angel diaries,” with the aim of exposing them as records not of conversa- tions with heavenly spirits but of consultations with “false lyingî ones. Dee’s other activities as an Elizabethan...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2002) 8 (1): 205.
Published: 01 January 2002
... acquisition was largely due to Meric Casaubon’s publication in 1659 of parts of Dee’s “angel diaries,” with the aim of exposing them as records not of conversa- tions with heavenly spirits but of consultations with “false lyingî ones. Dee’s other activities as an Elizabethan...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2002) 8 (1): 205–206.
Published: 01 January 2002
... acquisition was largely due to Meric Casaubon’s publication in 1659 of parts of Dee’s “angel diaries,” with the aim of exposing them as records not of conversa- tions with heavenly spirits but of consultations with “false lyingî ones. Dee’s other activities as an Elizabethan...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2002) 8 (1): 206–207.
Published: 01 January 2002
... acquisition was largely due to Meric Casaubon’s publication in 1659 of parts of Dee’s “angel diaries,” with the aim of exposing them as records not of conversa- tions with heavenly spirits but of consultations with “false lyingî ones. Dee’s other activities as an Elizabethan...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2002) 8 (1): 207.
Published: 01 January 2002
... acquisition was largely due to Meric Casaubon’s publication in 1659 of parts of Dee’s “angel diaries,” with the aim of exposing them as records not of conversa- tions with heavenly spirits but of consultations with “false lyingî ones. Dee’s other activities as an Elizabethan...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2002) 8 (1): 208.
Published: 01 January 2002
... acquisition was largely due to Meric Casaubon’s publication in 1659 of parts of Dee’s “angel diaries,” with the aim of exposing them as records not of conversa- tions with heavenly spirits but of consultations with “false lyingî ones. Dee’s other activities as an Elizabethan...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2002) 8 (1): 208.
Published: 01 January 2002
... acquisition was largely due to Meric Casaubon’s publication in 1659 of parts of Dee’s “angel diaries,” with the aim of exposing them as records not of conversa- tions with heavenly spirits but of consultations with “false lyingî ones. Dee’s other activities as an Elizabethan...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2002) 8 (1): 209.
Published: 01 January 2002
... acquisition was largely due to Meric Casaubon’s publication in 1659 of parts of Dee’s “angel diaries,” with the aim of exposing them as records not of conversa- tions with heavenly spirits but of consultations with “false lyingî ones. Dee’s other activities as an Elizabethan...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2002) 8 (1): 209.
Published: 01 January 2002
... acquisition was largely due to Meric Casaubon’s publication in 1659 of parts of Dee’s “angel diaries,” with the aim of exposing them as records not of conversa- tions with heavenly spirits but of consultations with “false lyingî ones. Dee’s other activities as an Elizabethan...