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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (1): 164.
Published: 01 January 2018
...John Watkins Hurlburt Holly S. , Daughter of Venice: Catherine Corner, Queen of Cyprus and Woman of the Renaissance ( New Haven, CT : Yale University Press , 2015 ), 360 pp. Copyright © 2017 Duke University Press 2017...
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Common Knowledge (2003) 9 (3): 541–542.
Published: 01 August 2003
... exception. —Clifford Geertz Joan Copjec, Imagine There’s No Woman: Ethics and Sublimation (Cambridge: MIT Press, 2002), 251 pp. Copjec seeks to correct those “blasé souls” who say “we are already beyond psy- choanalysis” by demonstrating that “we have not yet caught up with its most rev...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 200–203.
Published: 01 April 2019
... painting The Woman with the Pearl Necklace at an exhibit in 2001 at the Metropolitan Museum. Later she discovers that the painting had not left Berlin for inclusion in the New York exhibit. “I can only hypothesize,” she reflects, “that I must have deeply needed a moment out of ordinary time” and so “saw...
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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 (2019) 25 (1-3): 204–219.
Published: 01 April 2019
... repressed or fake” by many readers of both her work and the biographies written about her. Marguerite Porete was condemned at trial for being not only a heretic but also a pseudo-mulier —a “fake woman”—while “Sappho’s ancient biographers tried to discredit her seriousness by assuring us she lived a life...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (3): 407–430.
Published: 01 August 2020
... the Irishness of what he encounters. The lieutenant’s love of foreign places and their names impedes his effort to systematize Ireland for imperial ends, and his love for an Irish woman brings about his own undoing. Applying Simone de Beauvoir’s view of alterity to the lieutenant’s xenophilia, the essay...
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Common Knowledge (2021) 27 (3): 354–367.
Published: 01 August 2021
... the author's meager household possessions, looted after her denunciation to the Nazis in wartime, as the only offering her fellow citizens will cherish, while the text itself was actually brought as evidence in a postwar trial of the Polish woman she accuses in the poem and contributed to a conviction...
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Common Knowledge (2004) 10 (3): 551–564.
Published: 01 August 2004
... dangled on gold threads from the branches of a ten- woman into a limousine. Through the revolving door and into the hushed lobby. white puffedcurls. by haloed were dog, and man whom, of both poodle, a walking man a beside AvenueFifth window.Tiffany’scrossed in She diamonds the admire to again fourth...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (2): 301–303.
Published: 01 May 2016
... of in mistakenly ofa glove, being finger it corresponding the   her body adjusts woman the alarm, in church; the people in few are There be. to herself whom she believes person forintended the is mass requiem the that unaware is deadand be to sister the believes everyone that world...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (2): 364–367.
Published: 01 April 2020
... Dickson Dear Diary Today I read a book written by a woman again. I don t understand, all the books the newspaper has sent me recently have been by women. I ve reviewed thirteen books in a row that have been written by women. The book I read today was one of the better ones, but it wasn t THAT good...
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Common Knowledge (2021) 27 (1): 104–105.
Published: 01 January 2021
... Messiahs (Century Media Records, 2018), 64 mins. In the music video Like Orpheus, by the Israeli heavy metal band Orphaned Land, an ultra- Orthodox Jewish man and a Muslim woman come to share a spiritual union through their love and devotion to the sounds of heavy metal. It is a union or communion...
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Common Knowledge (2003) 9 (2): 228–240.
Published: 01 April 2003
.... The pairs, medieval and modern, are more closely connected than at first appears. 231 The Sephardic rabbi in Yehoshua’s novel defends the custom of taking a second wife: “After all, so he claims, every man has another woman in his life, and the only question...
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Common Knowledge (2004) 10 (2): 347–351.
Published: 01 April 2004
... behind it. Bare-chested young man taking black and white photos of man in blue shirt standing in 4th floor window, bedroom wall through which techno beat continues. The short- haired girl in red jacket thinking color isn’t only emotional, woman in the chartreuse shirt under brown sweater noting...
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Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (1): 128–136.
Published: 01 January 2010
... him utter exactitude, the skin theof woman’s exactitude, face utter replicate,in to as soexquisitelythin...
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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (3): 377–380.
Published: 01 September 2017
... .Geez!” but. protest don’t “I elderly woman, usually a very by borne Condition” and, a Preexisting Is a Body were “Having tamer...
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Common Knowledge (2003) 9 (3): 434–462.
Published: 01 August 2003
... of paintings around the theme of Woman (first exhibited in 1953), Greenberg was forced to adjust his position. By the end of the decade, Newman had displaced both Pollock (deceased in 1956) and de Kooning as Greenberg’s favored abstractionists. Whichever way...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (3): 373–384.
Published: 01 August 2020
... as Calderon does, treating it as representing the failure of a social system that sent young men away from their wives for years to study Torah and that expected them, somehow, to be good husbands as well. In Calderon s read- ing, the anonymous wife is a young woman yearning for her husband s touch and C O M...
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Common Knowledge (2008) 14 (1): 16–28.
Published: 01 January 2008
.... responded barely have say, to is they which differently, ceptable androcentrism of Judaism and, especially, have Christianity, responded hers. in God remake to woman for is image own His in man made God’sfor having retaliation feminist the that inescapable seems conclusion...
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Common Knowledge (2012) 18 (2): 312–324.
Published: 01 April 2012
... that express the experience of a young woman languishing apart from from apart languishing woman of ayoung experience the express...
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Common Knowledge (2005) 11 (2): 311–318.
Published: 01 April 2005
... to life.” —Bruno Schulz, Treatise on Tailors’ Dummies It is thanks to a woman’s name, as mysterious as the obliterated letters of an ancient alphabet, as diffi cult to retain as a language learned and never spoken, that there came back to me not the memory of a dream, but the memory of hav- ing...