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Common Knowledge (1 January 2012) 18 (1): 149–159.
Published: 01 January 2012
... method. The project was an attempt by Saxl, as director, to show the relevance of the Warburg Institute's work in England, the new home of the Library since 1933. Kenneth Clark, director of the National Gallery, actively promoted the work of the Institute, including by supporting the naturalization...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2018) 24 (2): 330–331.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Averil Cameron Neville Leonora , Anna Komnene: The Life and Work of a Medieval Historian ( Oxford : Oxford University Press , 2017 ), 240 pp. Copyright © 2018 by Duke University Press 2018 ...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2016) 22 (1): 141–142.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Norman Manea Darnton Robert , Censors at Work: How States Shaped Literature . ( New York : Norton , 2014 ), 304 pp. © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2003) 9 (2): 343.
Published: 01 April 2003
... ponder the nature and cause of evil. Her claim that twentieth- century intellectuals were to Auschwitz as eighteenth-century intellectuals were to Lisbon works for some people, such as Adorno, but hardly for all. Lisbon impugned God, but Auschwitz only...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2011) 17 (3): 551–572.
Published: 01 August 2011
...Alissa Valles © 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 not for sale HAND WORK Alissa Valles Surgery: n [M surgerie, fr. MF cirurgie, fr. L chirurgia, fr. Gk cheirourgia, fr. cheirourgos, surgeon, fr. cheir hand + ergon work] Diagnosis Probed & pricked, then redacted by...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2012) 18 (1): 180–187.
Published: 01 January 2012
... museum” (à la, perhaps, the Soane Museum in London) along these lines. © 2012 by Duke University Press 2012 RECONCEIVING THE WARBURG LIBRARY AS A WORKING MUSEUM OF THE MIND Barbara Maria Stafford In a recent article published in...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2008) 14 (3): 496–497.
Published: 01 August 2008
...Mordechai Bar-On David Shulman, Dark Hope: Working for Peace in Israel and Palestine (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2007), 236 pp. Duke University Press 2008 LITTLE REVIEWS Thomas Laird, The Story of Tibet: Conversations with the Dalai Lama (New York...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2018) 24 (2): 321–322.
Published: 01 April 2018
...John Watkins Wyatt Thomas Sir , The Complete Works , vol. 1, Prose , ed. Powell Jason ( Oxford : Oxford University Press , 2016 ), 528 pp. Copyright © 2018 by Duke University Press 2018 ...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2014) 20 (3): 495.
Published: 01 August 2014
...Stephen Greenblatt The Translation of Lucretius , vol. 1 of The Works of Lucy Hutchinson , ed. Barbour Reid and Norbrook David . ( Oxford : Oxford University Press , 2012 ), 960 pp. © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2014) 20 (3): 527–539.
Published: 01 August 2014
...Helen Verran This essay is one of three published in response to Casper Bruun Jensen's article “Experiments in Good Faith and Hopefulness: Toward a Postcritical Social Science” ( Common Knowledge 20, no. 2 [Spring 2014]: 337 – 62), which concerns the “postcritical” work of Helen Verran, Richard...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2002) 8 (3): 551–552.
Published: 01 August 2002
.... A Bulgarian-born French savant and man of letters, Todorov has engaged, in one fashion or another, with virtually every current in the human sciences of the last quarter century. He has written substantial works on literary theory: the litera...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2010) 16 (3): 558–559.
Published: 01 August 2010
...Sissela Bok Victoria Kirkham and Armando Maggi, eds., Petrarch: A Critical Guide to the Complete Works (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2009), 542 pp. Duke University Press 2010 LITTLE REVIEWS Sarah McNamer, Affective Meditation and the Invention of Medieval...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2006) 12 (1): 13–15.
Published: 01 January 2006
... CONFERENCE WORKING GROUP RECOMMENDATIONS Caroline Walker Bynum, Clifford Geertz, Sari Nusseibeh, Robert Weisbuch, Israel J. Yuval; with Philip Glotzbach, Alick Isaacs, Lawrence Jones, Cason Lynley, Jeffrey M. Perl The membership of the advisory board for Common Knowledge initiatives is listed...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2008) 14 (1): 29–33.
Published: 01 January 2008
... practices are entirely transformative not only of their futures but also of their pasts. Benjamin argued that a work of art is a set of potentials that may or may not be realized in the vicissitudes of its afterlife. The true significance of works might be said, therefore, to emerge only after some as-yet...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2018) 24 (2): 181–189.
Published: 01 April 2018
... flees normalization. When a paradigm approaches, it moves elsewhere. Active marginality colonizes the margins, which for it are a position of strength or at least creativity. The author suggests that philosophers disabuse themselves of the notion that there is a special work of theirs where knowledge is...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2018) 24 (3): 389–396.
Published: 01 August 2018
... Seminar” component of the “Making and Knowing Project,” under the direction of Professor Pamela Smith, each was responsible for reconstructing, annotating, and contextualizing historical recipes from a sixteenth-century French manuscript. Working both in and beyond their chemistry lab, the authors reflect...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2017) 23 (1): 19–56.
Published: 01 January 2017
... work of other subjective human beings makes very limited sense. Avenues of resistance to impersonal criticism have emerged from time to time, and this essay explores several, including those of Susan Sontag, Stanley Fish, Jane Tompkins, Rivka Eifermann, Harold Bloom, and Stephen Greenblatt. None...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2013) 19 (1): 65–87.
Published: 01 January 2013
...Richard Shiff This article, a contribution to the Common Knowledge symposium “Fuzzy Studies: On the Consequence of Blur,” documents how some modern artists and critics have argued against any sort of verbal thinking about art. Beyond describing works of visual art and pronouncing on their relative...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2010) 16 (1): 79–94.
Published: 01 January 2010
... tragic writer, a radical realist who refused to yield to the temptations of political life. Veblen's quietism also helps to explain the hesitant, often unwelcome reception more ideologically minded scholars have given to his work. Attributing Veblen's quietism to timidity or confusion, they have...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2011) 17 (2): 231–246.
Published: 01 April 2011
...Philip Gossett This article—part of a Common Knowledge symposium titled “Between Text and Performance”—argues that the publication of a new edition of Il barbiere di Siviglia in Works of Gioachino Rossini (Bärenreiter-Verlag, Kassel) offers an excellent opportunity to reflect upon the written text...