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Common Knowledge (1 April 2010) 16 (2): 247–275.
Published: 01 April 2010
...Branka Arsić This article is a contribution to the fifth part of the Common Knowledge symposium on forms of quietism. Responding to a sense that prior installments of the symposium had overlooked the phenomenology of quietism, of patient suffering, the essay details the daily life of Mary...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2013) 19 (2): 391–392.
Published: 01 April 2013
...Jack Miles Stump Eleonore , Wandering in Darkness: Narrative and the Problem of Suffering ( Oxford : Clarendon , 2010 ), 668 pp. © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 LITTLE REVIEWS Amy Knight Powell, Depositions: Scenes from the Late Medieval Church and the...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2009) 15 (1): 39–58.
Published: 01 January 2009
... recognize “that the sufferer exists.” For Weil, as for Melville, there is no passage from such a recognition to a conception of history as progress. The sufferer is not a problem to be solved within a narrative of social improvement but the source of an unlimited and impossible obligation. © 2008 by Duke...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2013) 19 (1): 65–87.
Published: 01 January 2013
... emotional force of a visual presentation is diminished or even destroyed by the generalizing classifications that verbal thinking entails. Sensation suffers from any reconstitution in words. “Watch Out for Thinking” focuses on the views of two critics (Clement Greenberg, Charles Harrison) and two artists...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2009) 15 (1): 7–22.
Published: 01 January 2009
... assumes that justice in the political sphere is not attainable but must nonetheless be sought; (2) advocacy of a political proposal assumes that while Christian advocates can act unjustly, they cannot suffer injustice; and (3) advocacy of a political proposal proceeds always without concern for the...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2011) 17 (2): 371–374.
Published: 01 April 2011
...William M. Chace Some writers are drawn, almost as if hexed, to pronounce on matters of state, politics, and, occasionally, economic policy. Margaret Atwood is one such writer. Her book Payback suffers from its aspiration to create an idealistic and implausible world to take the place of the one we...
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Common Knowledge (1 September 2015) 21 (3): 420–436.
Published: 01 September 2015
.... Nathaniel Hawthorne's heroine is condemned by her community for her adultery and suffers in silence for seven years before her shame erupts as anger at the men she had idealized and now recognizes as having betrayed her long before she deceived one of them. Only when she understands that the marriage...
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Common Knowledge (1 September 2015) 21 (3): 545–553.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Imre Kertész This text, excerpted from a “diary novel” by Imre Kertész, appeared in both Hungarian and German in 2014. Now suffering with an advanced stage of Parkinson's disease, the author considers it the last work that he will be able to complete. © 2014 by Imre Kertész 2014 Holocaust...
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Common Knowledge (1 September 2016) 22 (3): 518–523.
Published: 01 September 2016
... suffers by limiting itself to Anglophone works, when the most relevant work is perhaps in French, and by limiting its reach to fiction, when the most relevant genres of art are perhaps poetry, painting, and music. The review concludes by regretting Quigley's making T. S. Eliot her study's straw man and by...
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Common Knowledge (1 May 2016) 22 (2): 322–323.
Published: 01 May 2016
... to seems century, twentieth of the English in poem important most the TheWaste Land poetry. his nates domi personality his to it, integral suffering the and personality fleeing forever paradox: its also thus and artist, ofthe “impersonality” the Thus mere happiness...
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Common Knowledge (1 May 2016) 22 (2): 323–324.
Published: 01 May 2016
... to seems century, twentieth of the English in poem important most the TheWaste Land poetry. his nates domi personality his to it, integral suffering the and personality fleeing forever paradox: its also thus and artist, ofthe “impersonality” the Thus mere happiness...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2002) 8 (1): 7–9.
Published: 01 January 2002
... reopening of the remaining synagogue in this place whose name at a given period of history has become synonymous with unimaginable suffering and inhuman cruelty. Fur- ther understanding through sharing, where and when we can, in our common humanity, is a duty of conscience. What took place in...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2015) 21 (1): 119.
Published: 01 January 2015
... developmentthe of Englishness because were Europe’sxenophobes, presumably English first The Semitism. anti- ofxenophobia, than rather were victims Jews:they the to happened had appliedwhat to be perhaps should “economicterm resentment.”was same The from suffered they Europe.” What...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2016) 22 (1): 124.
Published: 01 January 2016
... theMaterialWorld inLateMedieval Christianity Sara Ritchey, HolyMatter:ChangingPerceptions doi 10.1215/0961754X-3323085 aoie akr Bynum Walker  —Caroline practice. ascetic its in body human physical the of even abuse, discipline, who those emphasize andto sacrifice and suffering on...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2004) 10 (1): 93–104.
Published: 01 January 2004
... when, as he read by tallow light, he came upon this passage. We can imagine his despair when he had to face the fact that, in Europe, no one thought his suffering for an idea important—an idea for which he had been sentenced to death but then exiled. He was suffering...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2010) 16 (2): 339–345.
Published: 01 April 2010
... commonality requires us instead to re-evaluate ultimately, their and, sup surprise, interrupt, to animals ofpower the ‘we.’Recognizing applications of power. Most however,utilitarians, would wholeheartedly endorse covert especially and explicit by caused suffering the eliminate or...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2005) 11 (3): 361–366.
Published: 01 August 2005
... “big the as regarded she was Europe In as history, as a thatmisfortune has been suffered, as intellectualan dynamism. ers, she was antitheoretical. Revolution makes an appearance soi de souci in her essays only whatFoucault whomand she nocalled had interest) (in effeminacy and East the...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2017) 23 (2): 346.
Published: 01 April 2017
... that the trade through interrelationships their of powers, complexity very the it was that deduces and evidence the assembles Here he usefully author,longtime. not our least foravery forscholars, subject apopular been has collapse This arecession. suffered Egypt even and...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2005) 11 (2): 306–310.
Published: 01 April 2005
... disseminated which culture, its itany, had never that and powerbecause from fell never Greece classical collapse—that inevitable enroute totheir cause and suffer they traumas the and onempires ofasymposium context the power. observing—in Itworth is ples also, on the nomads as well...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2007) 13 (2-3): 451–455.
Published: 01 August 2007
... as ofgifts the Lord who rose and the ascended in into heaven;charisms and then, the matur ministries the all, of first aspects: three essentially see we of (Col Christ” we become willing to complete in our own flesh “what is lackingin the afflictions suffering his wewith feel...