1-20 of 1042 Search Results for

story

Follow your search
Access your saved searches in your account

Would you like to receive an alert when new items match your search?
Close Modal
Sort by
Journal Article
Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (2): 287.
Published: 01 April 2010
...Reviel Netz Amir D. Aczel, The Artist and the Mathematician: The Story of Nicolas Bourbaki, the Genius Mathematician Who Never Existed (New York: Basic Books, 2007), 256 pp. Duke University Press 2010 LITTLE REVIEWS...
Journal Article
Common Knowledge (2004) 10 (2): 366–367.
Published: 01 April 2004
... Despite a certain informal manner of proceeding, this work proposes as funda- mental an alternative core story of development and relationship—that of Cupid and Psyche—in place of, or at least in contest with, Freud’s story of Oedipus. Here, voice is gained rather than renounced, love between mother...
Journal Article
Common Knowledge (2003) 9 (1): 166.
Published: 01 January 2003
... of replacing books and newspapers with microfilm or electronic reproductions. The story is fascinating but depressing, because it shows how consistently library administrators, eager to save space, have failed to understand the function of physical...
Journal Article
Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (2): 332–334.
Published: 01 April 2018
...James Trilling Tolkien J. R. R. , The Story of Kullervo , ed. Flieger Verlyn ( Boston : Houghton Mifflin , 2016 ), 192 pp. Copyright © 2018 by Duke University Press 2018 ...
Journal Article
Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 459–460.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Reviel Netz; Jeffrey M. Perl Copyright © 2019 Duke University Press 2019 Aczel Amir D. , The Artist and the Mathematician: The Story of Nicolas Bourbaki, the Genius Mathematician Who Never Existed ( New York : Basic Books , 2007 ), 256 pp. ...
Journal Article
Common Knowledge (2021) 27 (1): 116.
Published: 01 January 2021
...Glenn S. Holland Barton John , A History of the Bible: The Story of the World’s Most Influential Book ( New York : Viking , 2019 ), 640 pp. Copyright © 2021 Duke University Press 2021 C O M M O N K N O W L E D G E 11 6 using everything from handwritten notes to cut and pastes...
Journal Article
Common Knowledge (2022) 28 (2): 293–295.
Published: 01 May 2022
...Oren Harman oren.harman@gmail.com Lulu Miller , Why Fish Don't Exist: A Story of Loss, Love, and the Hidden Order of Life ( New York : Simon and Schuster , 2020 ), 228 pp. Copyright © 2022 by Duke University Press 2022 When the imposing natural historian Louis Agassiz...
Journal Article
Common Knowledge (2008) 14 (3): 445–471.
Published: 01 August 2008
...: Devalued Currency, Part 3 MODERNISM’S LOVE CHILD The Story of Happy Architectures Yoke-Sum Wong What is it about Levittown? But children live in Levittown and hid in the shelters underground until the Soviets turned their ships around and tore the Cuban missiles down  — so Billy...
Journal Article
Common Knowledge (2008) 14 (3): 484.
Published: 01 August 2008
...Alick Isaacs Thomas Laird, The Story of Tibet: Conversations with the Dalai Lama (New York: Grove, 2006), 383 pp. Duke University Press 2008 LITTLE REVIEWS Thomas Laird, The Story of Tibet: Conversations with the Dalai Lama (New York: Grove, 2006), 383 pp...
Journal Article
Common Knowledge (2008) 14 (3): 497–498.
Published: 01 August 2008
...Robert E. Lerner Zachary Karabell, Peace Be upon You: The Story of Muslim, Christian, and Jewish Coexistence (New York: Knopf, 2007), 343 pp. Duke University Press 2008 LITTLE REVIEWS Thomas Laird, The Story of Tibet: Conversations with the Dalai Lama (New...
Journal Article
Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (1): 44–49.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Colin Davis The great Roman historian Livy describes a radical attempt at conflict resolution in his version of the story of the Horatii. The warring cities of Rome and Alba agree to settle their differences by pitting two sets of triplets against each other in a battle to the death. Two...
Journal Article
Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (1): 142–146.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Elisabeth Sifton Calder John , The Garden of Eros: The Story of the Paris Expatriates and the Post-war Literary Scene . ( London : Calder Publications , 2013 ), 368 pp. © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016...
Journal Article
Common Knowledge (2007) 13 (1): 113–130.
Published: 01 January 2007
...Lori Baker Duke University Press 2007 not for sale F I C T I O N A N D P O E T R Y GHOST STORY Lori Baker Last year there was a murder in the house on the corner. Nobody seemed to have known the murdered man; he...
Journal Article
Common Knowledge (2023) 29 (2): 173–186.
Published: 01 May 2023
...Oliver Dowlen Abstract Introducing part 2 of the Common Knowledge symposium “Antipolitics,” this essay summarizes the “untold story” of the random recruitment of citizens for political office in Western Europe. Although sortition was used extensively in ancient Athens and in late medieval Europe...
FIGURES
Journal Article
Common Knowledge (2009) 15 (2): 181–196.
Published: 01 April 2009
... have become redundant in a world that has moved on from a crude clash of revolution versus reaction. Duke University Press 2009 Symposium: Apology for Quietism, Part 2 Quietism AND POLEMIC A Dialectical Story Lesley Chamberlain To be called...
Journal Article
Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (3): 560.
Published: 01 August 2010
...Paul Armstrong Susan E. Gunter, Alice in Jamesland: The Story of Alice Howe Gibbens James (Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2009), 464 pp. Duke University Press 2010 LITTLE REVIEWS Sarah McNamer, Affective Meditation and the Invention of Medieval Compassion...
Journal Article
Common Knowledge (2002) 8 (2): 357–363.
Published: 01 April 2002
...Miguel Tamen Duke University Press 2002 END OF STORY Miguel Tamen “To be sure,” Wittgenstein once remarked, “there is justification; but justification comes to an end.”1 Judging from the testimony of Henry John Temple, Viscount Palmerston, here is how the problem...
Journal Article
Common Knowledge (2008) 14 (1): 146–150.
Published: 01 January 2008
...Manny Karkowsky © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 not for sale POETRY AND FICTION HUMAN STORIES, I Manny Karkowsky When SeedAdam was first formed he lacked for fingerprints. He would leave no mark of identity, nothing...
Journal Article
Common Knowledge (2009) 15 (1): 59–91.
Published: 01 January 2009
...Hermynia Zur Mühlen © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 not for sale Translated with an introduction and notes by Lionel Gossman fiction THE RED COUNTESS Four Stories Hermynia Zur Mühlen...
Journal Article
Common Knowledge (2022) 28 (3): 444–447.
Published: 01 September 2022
...Caryl Emerson “Doing time,” then, means exiting the type of time in which we are active agents—and committing to the hard physical labor of creating literature. In book 3 (the third cycle of stories) there is an odd, powerful prose poem from 1963, “The Duck.” Too exhausted to fly south, a duck...