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Common Knowledge (2021) 27 (2): 171–175.
Published: 01 May 2021
..., for example, that van Eyck went to the village of Foots Cray to buy watercresses to use as models when painting greenery on the Ghent Altarpiece of the Mystic Lamb (which he completed in 1432). The recently erected gateway to the palace at Greenwich is said likewise to be the model for a towered gateway...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (2): 231–246.
Published: 01 April 2011
... performers who were contemporaries of Rossini as to how they went about their task of representing the composer's work on stage. Duke University Press 2011 Symposium: Between Text and Performance The Written and the Sung Ornamenting Il barbiere di Siviglia...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (3): 431–452.
Published: 01 September 2016
... in psychiatric terms, then went on to elaborate metaphysical concepts to account for it. The author argues that understanding Roberts's concepts in social historical terms risks obscuring their meaning and that comparing them with the related concepts of a credentialed philosopher, in this case Gilles Deleuze...
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Common Knowledge (2006) 12 (3): 503–507.
Published: 01 August 2006
... doing been had he whatever to back went he wouldvoice meanhis andSophia’s realized were together, a dialogue in Rimini time in order in time to rememberhistoricdimensions the ofeverydaypassion an orto to time from contemplate lovers that relics countries, foreign from postcards...
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Common Knowledge (2005) 11 (3): 541–549.
Published: 01 August 2005
... the fi gure that was spinning around in his mind. Any object could be put to use, and the stranger or more deformed the better. When I was a child and went walking with my grandfather we would often stop because he would stand staring at something on the ground, some cast-off piece of something...
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Common Knowledge (2006) 12 (1): 127–133.
Published: 01 January 2006
... air ticket after all. Oh all right, I suppose so, you know. I stick out anything less well. Once my father took me fencing, he put me down for it; I didn’t stick that too well. We went there for training, but the way it was I didn’t have a foil. It had been announced that everyone should bring...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (2): 308–332.
Published: 01 April 2020
... and popular culture in the period before the population exchange between Greece and Turkey in 1923. The collection comprises roughly five thousand interviews with refugees from Asia Minor, Pontus, and Eastern Thrace, written up by teams of interviewer- transcribers who went to refugee neighborhoods and vil...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (3): 542–544.
Published: 01 September 2015
... of loversin pair ayoung uniting was priest where adrunken bar anondescript endedin and daybreak went on till party the that, pig’s the After foot. around he tied got a piece of which and rope ulated congrat he was went onagain, lights The creature. little the ablehe was capture...
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Common Knowledge (2023) 29 (1): 1–20.
Published: 01 January 2023
.... I walked diagonally across St. Sofia's Square, then along the perimeter, then one edge, then again diagonally across. I went underground. The basement café of the Continental Hotel was practically empty. I again asked the server to bring the cloth with the embroidered portrait, but I couldn't...
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Common Knowledge (2021) 27 (2): 323–327.
Published: 01 May 2021
...Megan Weiler In town she first went to the bookstore. She bought two novels by Robert Walser and a volume of poems by Joachim Ringelnatz. Her father had recited one of his poems a few days ago, about a boomerang which, because it was a little too long on one side, flew off never to return. Her...
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Common Knowledge (2003) 9 (2): 355–358.
Published: 01 April 2003
... supper aboard they walked along the Shaabe to Kegelinberg. Day Three In the morning they sailed south into the Grosser Jasmunder Bodden as far as Lietzow then turned west to lie up at Ralswiek where they went ashore to eat...
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Common Knowledge (2021) 27 (3): 500–514.
Published: 01 August 2021
...Eduardo Lago; Daniel Hahn Not create, but destroy, I went on. Destroy as the final stage of the creative process, its apotheosis. When I stumbled upon the book by chance, I had a revelation. It's hard to think of anybody who exercised a more steely control over his own writing. There's nothing...
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Common Knowledge (2004) 10 (1): 105–118.
Published: 01 January 2004
..., tam se je ozˇenil, dobil zamorcˇkov pet. In pet zamorcˇkov sˇlo je . . . Five little Negroes to Ljubljana Castle did go, one tripped and stumbled, COMMON KNOWLEDGE COMMON and fell into a hole. Four little Negroes went...
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Common Knowledge (2007) 13 (2-3): 463–476.
Published: 01 August 2007
... Cominos, but Julio went via Jerez, because he wanted to soak up the atmosphere of López Velarde’s poetry. He arrived by bus, a few hours before he had arranged to meet Eleno, the One-Man Band, as Julio’s uncle described him, who would be coming to fetch the guest in his pickup. He...
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Common Knowledge (2021) 27 (2): 328–338.
Published: 01 May 2021
... in distant towns. In the beginning I went from affection and loyalty, relishing the role of the adventurer who returns. As time went on and the number of friends and relatives dwindled, a strange compulsion drove me to continue making what increasingly seemed like dutiful pilgrimages. Perhaps I didn't want...
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Common Knowledge (2002) 8 (2): 280–283.
Published: 01 April 2002
...Caroline Walker Bynum Duke University Press 2002 THE WOMAN WITH THE PEARL NECKLACE Caroline Walker Bynum In April of 2001 I went to the Metropolitan Museum of Art to see the exhibit Ver- meer and the Delft School. I was tired...
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Common Knowledge (2004) 10 (2): 252–272.
Published: 01 April 2004
...) was the one we know him by: John Islip. Nevertheless, as a name for a special pudding, Patience prevailed. So keen on, and expert at, the Nave Game had Islip been as a novice, the name he went by then stuck to the pudding eaten after the St Sitha’s Day game. The prize is the final item that demands...
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Common Knowledge (2023) 29 (2): 245–246.
Published: 01 May 2023
... would not otherwise forgive herself. At night she went “underground” to “speak to my bear.” Her head was “a ball scored with swollen red-claw marks and sutures. I am nothing like myself anymore, and yet I've never looked more like my own spirit; it has been imprinted on my body.” The invading bear...
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Common Knowledge (2003) 9 (1): 169–175.
Published: 01 January 2003
.../31/02 10:37 AM Page 170 for a gypsy. Yet he went on to make clear that when he spoke of “his people,” he 170 meant the Moldavians. He denied being a gypsy because he had left behind the gypsy troop and all of its tricks, though he appeared...
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Common Knowledge (2022) 28 (3): 460–462.
Published: 01 September 2022
... is it clear why some figures are not included. John Brown was an uneducated Scottish shepherd who taught himself Greek, Latin, and Hebrew. He was discovered by a professor, one John Pringle, when he went into a shop to buy a secondhand Greek Testament (though his own church thought this newfound...