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Common Knowledge (2006) 12 (1): 66–92.
Published: 01 January 2006
...Sanjay Subrahmanyam 2006 by Duke University Press 2006 Symposium: Imperial Trauma, Part 3 A TALE OF THREE EMPIRES Mughals, Ottomans, and Habsburgs in a Comparative Context Sanjay Subrahmanyam The recent spate of writings...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (1): 51–64.
Published: 01 January 2013
...Ardis Butterfield This article on fuzziness in medieval language use is the second part of a three-part contribution to the Common Knowledge symposium “Fuzzy Studies: On the Consequence of Blur.” Each part corresponds broadly to Clifford Geertz's trifold instances of blur as involving “face-to-face...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (3): 466–469.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Belle Randall POETRY THREE POEMS Belle Randall Yesterday’s News It seems the same old universe, but little things keep going wrong. For instance, when the streets are gray, you don’t know if it’s dusk...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (1): 111–116.
Published: 01 January 2011
.... To know exactly what is going on in the operating theater, we might also wish to ask how this act speaks to persons cutting themselves off from one another. Duke University Press 2011 Symposium: Comparative Relativism ONE, TWO, THREE Cutting, Counting...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (1): 126–136.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Tatsuhiko Ishii © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014 not for sale POETRY AND FICTION “THE NIGHT ALL MANKIND GREW OLD” AND THREE OTHER TANKA SEQUENCES Tatsuhiko Ishii Translated by Hiroaki Sato...
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Common Knowledge (2005) 11 (2): 311–318.
Published: 01 April 2005
...Gérard Macé Editions Gallimard 2005 not for sale Translated by Ann Jefferson FICTION AND POETRY CREPEREIA TRYPHAENA From The Three Caskets Gérard Macé Translated by Ann Jefferson “We...
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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (3): 389–396.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Kathryn Kremnitzer; Siddhartha V. Shah; Wenrui Zhao Three PhD students in the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences at Columbia University recount their experiences of a collaborative hands-on approach to the humanities, at the intersection of craft and science. As participants in the “Laboratory...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (2): 411–422.
Published: 01 April 2011
... the Henrician Reformation. Dubious of this premise during the previous exchange, the author here examines the lives of three northern English quietists of More's time—Christopher Urswick (c. 1448–1552), Cuthbert Tunstall (1474–1559), and John Redman (1499–1551)—who never quite risked martyrdom but never...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 292–320.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Isaiah Berlin; Jeffrey M. Perl Berlin discerns three great crises in Western political thought, each challenging one of its three primary tenets. The three tenets are (1) that questions about correct human actions are answerable, whether the answers are yet known or not; (2) that the answers...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (3): 453–551.
Published: 01 August 2020
...Adir H. Petel The literary and critical discourse about characters and characterization in Anglophone drama and fiction since the Renaissance shows a persistent but underrecognized presence of three idioms and vocabularies, two highly developed and one nascent, that either derive from the rhetoric...
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Common Knowledge (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 (2014) 20 (3): 518–526.
Published: 01 August 2014
...Hirokazu Miyazaki This essay is one of three responses to Casper Bruun Jensen's article “Experiments in Good Faith and Hopefulness: Toward a Postcritical Social Science,” published in the Spring 2014 issue of Common Knowledge . Jensen suggested that the postcritical mode of knowledge production...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 204–219.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Anne Carson; Jeffrey M. Perl This essay in both literary criticism and negative theology treats three widely diverse cases of women who “had the nerve to enter a zone of absolute spiritual daring.” The three cases are of the poet Sappho (in seventh-century Greek antiquity), the mystic Margarite...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 220–232.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Jeffrey M. Perl; Jeffrey M. Perl This essay introduces the second of three installments of an “elegiac symposium” in Common Knowledge on figures and concepts devalued in what Thomas Kuhn refers to as “paradigm shifts.” The essay suggests that Kuhn’s idea is provincial, in three specified senses...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (3): 446–473.
Published: 01 August 2013
...Ardis Butterfield This is the final part of a three-part essay on fuzziness in medieval literary language. Each part corresponds broadly to Clifford Geertz's trifold instances of blur as involving “face-to-face interaction” (“life as game”), “collective intensities” (“life as stage...
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Common Knowledge (2014) 20 (1): 1–3.
Published: 01 January 2014
...Jeffrey M. Perl This editorial note introduces the second of three issues of Common Knowledge dedicated to experiments in scholarly form. The first appeared in Winter 1996 and was introduced by a dialogue between two editorial board members, Greil Marcus and Hugh Kenner, who differed over whether...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (2): 212–229.
Published: 01 April 2020
...Anders Blok This guest column asks how Bruno Latour has contributed to any present and future refiguring of relations between the sciences and the humanities. To answer the question, it traces three select and shifting figures of knowledge by means of which Latour himself has been charting his...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (3): 373–384.
Published: 01 August 2020
... be two lovers in this narrative, there may be three objects of love: the rabbi, his wife, and the Torah. In the story, Rav Rehumi is so ravished by Torah that he forgets his wife. Since the narrative does not predicate that he chose not to visit her but, rather, that he was swept away, the author...
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Common Knowledge (2021) 27 (1): 86–103.
Published: 01 January 2021
... and aristocratic cult of Myō’onten, a Japanese form of the Hindu goddess of music, Saraswati, who is presently an object of devotion for both Hindu and Muslim musicians in North India. This essay, based on nearly three decades of research in India and Japan, offers some answers to a question raised repeatedly...
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Common Knowledge (2021) 27 (2): 262–279.
Published: 01 May 2021
...S. D. Chrostowska Abstract This article begins from the assumption that what was once an integral dimension of progress—the development of literature and of art more generally—now lies outside its scope. The essay falls into three parts that juxtapose French with German intellectual history...