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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (3): 533–534.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Adam S. Cohen Derolez Albert , The Making and Meaning of the Liber Floridus: A Study of the Original Manuscript, Ghent, University Library MS 92 . ( Turnhout : Brepols , 2016 ), 355 pp. Joyner Danielle , Painting the “Hortus Deliciarum”: Medieval Women, Wisdom, and Time...
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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 (2002) 8 (1): 188–203.
Published: 01 January 2002
...Anne Carson Duke University Press 2002 DECREATION How Women Like Sappho, Marguerite Porete, and Simone Weil Tell God Anne Carson This is an essay about three women and will have three parts. Part One concerns...
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Common Knowledge (2008) 14 (1): 172–173.
Published: 01 January 2008
...Simone Roberts Catherine A. MacKinnon, Are Women Human? And Other International Dialogues (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2006), 417 pp. © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 LITTLE REVIEWS Gabriel Piterberg...
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Common Knowledge (2012) 18 (2): 356–358.
Published: 01 April 2012
... lines classical But the East. Near or the India, ofAfrica, zations civili the to nothing owing autochthonous, hermetic, of acosmopolis: antitype the is Athens philosophical noDemocratic, women or slaves. often no minorities, self- were largely tions...
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Common Knowledge (2009) 15 (3): 518–519.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Susan Stephens Joan Breton Connelly, Portrait of a Priestess: Women and Ritual in Ancient Greece (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2007), 415 pp. Duke University Press 2009 Little Reviews Loren Samons II...
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Common Knowledge (2014) 20 (2): 366–367.
Published: 01 April 2014
...Caroline Walker Bynum Elliott Dyan , The Bride of Christ Goes to Hell: Metaphor and Embodiment in the Lives of Pious Women, 200 – 1500 . ( Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press , 2012 ), 466 pp. © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014...
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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (3): 377–380.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Caroline Walker Bynum Written two days after the women's march in New York on January 21, 2017, this essay — a guest column in Common Knowledge — describes the event and emphasizes two aspects: its multi-issue focus and its response to the denigration of women's expertise represented in much...
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Common Knowledge (2008) 14 (1): 16–28.
Published: 01 January 2008
... of composition. In it, she reviews the stance of feminist literary criticism toward religion and finds it to be generally negative. She regrets that feminist critics see in religion mostly a means of subordinating women to men, given that most of the writers whose work they explicate were themselves fervently...
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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (1): 83–90.
Published: 01 January 2017
... of the term that focused on the use of DNA, archaeology, and anthropology to study the lives of seven women who are the ancestors of almost every European today, as “imagined” by the geneticist Bryan Sykes in his book The Seven Daughters of Eve . These women lived between forty-five hundred and ten thousand...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (3): 420–436.
Published: 01 September 2015
... between narcissistic injuries that are enduring and those that can be overcome, this essay proposes a reading of Hester Prynne's transformation in The Scarlet Letter as a series of recognitions informed by her emotional relations to her estranged husband, her lover, their daughter, and her fellow women...
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Common Knowledge (2008) 14 (1): 1–9.
Published: 01 January 2008
... of Rochester in the mid-1970s, have been lasting impressions. The seminar introduced patterns of thought and behavior that proved consistent over the years, despite Fox-Genovese's several shifts in the past three decades—from Marxist to non-Marxist, historian of France to historian of antebellum Southern women...
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Common Knowledge (2008) 14 (3): 365–373.
Published: 01 August 2008
... they are assigned very different emphasis. Also, importantly, mollusks are said to be “mutilated,” which aligns the treatment they receive with the one Aristotle famously reserves for women. Duke University Press 2008 columns THE TROUBLE...
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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (1): 91–100.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Ramona Naddaff; Katharine Wallerstein Written for a series of case studies titled “In the Humanities Classroom,” this contribution describes an undergraduate course on ancient rhetoric at Berkeley, in which Professor Ramona Naddaff was accused by a male student of demeaning women during a lecture...
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Common Knowledge (2009) 15 (2): 181–196.
Published: 01 April 2009
... that in fact they were terms of psychological abuse, signs that men and women of political commitment could not understand, let alone accept, others who were not committed to one side or other in the revolutionary struggle. This paper takes issue with the egregious simplicity of that that attitude, while...
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Common Knowledge (2005) 11 (1): 89–104.
Published: 01 January 2005
... g women were active an active were women ht...
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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 (2003) 9 (1): 1–12.
Published: 01 January 2003
... differences in basic assumptions. Then came Jesus as Mother, a series of essays, the best known of which focused on the use of maternal and female images in the religious writing of the twelfth and thirteenth centuries done by both women and men...
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Common Knowledge (2006) 12 (2): 197–213.
Published: 01 April 2006
... (Cambridge, Uni Harvard MA: Women in 1964...
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Common Knowledge (2006) 12 (2): 344–346.
Published: 01 April 2006
... Princeton the of director founding Katz N. Stanley Anthology of Literature of Women MotherSongs melte Prosa, 1949   Common...