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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 (2019) 25 (1-3): 452–453.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Charlie Samuya Veric; Jeffrey M. Perl Copyright © 2019 Duke University Press 2019 Lui Mary Ting Yi , The Chinatown Trunk Mystery: Murder, Miscegenation, and Other Dangerous Encounters in Turn-of-the-Century New York City ( Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press , 2005 ), 298...
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Common Knowledge (2007) 13 (2-3): 461–462.
Published: 01 August 2007
...Charlie Samuya Veric Mary Ting Yi Lui, The Chinatown Trunk Mystery: Murder, Miscegenation, and Other Dangerous Encounters in Turn-of-the-Century New York City (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2005), 298 pp. Duke University Press 2007 L I T T L E R E V I E W S...
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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (3): 396–403.
Published: 01 September 2017
... two public art collections (the Michael Rockefeller Wing of the Metropolitan Museum in New York and the Ménil Collection in Houston) in an effort to establish that aesthetically coherent mixtures of apparently immiscible objects from widely divergent cultures are possible and also morally glamorous...
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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 (2015) 21 (1): 1–4.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Caroline Walker Bynum In this guest column, the medieval historian Caroline Walker Bynum uses her recent experiences as a hospital volunteer advocate for victims of sexual assault and domestic violence in New York City to meditate on the progressive politics of her younger days in the 1960s, on her...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (1): 5–7.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Colin Richmond This guest column consists of a tongue-in-cheek counterfactual history of England from the fifteenth to the eighteenth centuries. Its highlight is the fifty-year reign of the saintly King Richard III, who dies a martyr in New York at the hands of the Iroquois in 1536 and is promptly...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (2): 247–268.
Published: 01 April 2011
...” of 1730s Leipzig, 1780s Vienna, and 1930s New York. Duke Ellington is said to be Bach's and Mozart's true successor. Duke University Press 2011 Symposium: Between Text and Performance TEXT AND THE VOLATILITY OF SPONTANEOUS PERFORMANCE Robert Levin...
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Common Knowledge (2021) 27 (2): 163–170.
Published: 01 May 2021
..., for example, that the statue of Theodore Roosevelt that once stood before the Museum of Natural History in New York should be retained, although not outside. I argue for retention, inside the museum and with explanation, because it is a good work of art, because Roosevelt played a complex role in American...
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Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (1): 163–172.
Published: 01 January 2010
...Wayne Andersen Jed Perl, New Art City: Manhattan at Mid-Century (New York: Vintage, 2007), 656 pp. Jed Perl, Antoine's Alphabet: Watteau and His World (New York: Vintage, 2008), 224 pp. Duke University Press 2010...
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Common Knowledge (2022) 28 (3): 402–423.
Published: 01 September 2022
... of Political Theory: Rorty and Continental Thought . New York : Columbia University Press , 2018 . Curtis William M. Defending Rorty: Pragmatism and Liberal Virtue . New York : Cambridge University Press , 2015 . Davidson Donald . Subjective, Intersubjective, Objective...
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Common Knowledge (2005) 11 (2): 185–197.
Published: 01 April 2005
... in ofGenre AProblem Lyric: “ ‘Romantic Ideology,’ ” “ ‘Romantic University of New York Press, York New Press, of University merman...
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Common Knowledge (2006) 12 (3): 388–409.
Published: 01 August 2006
... Disorders House ; New York: Penguin, Penguin, York: New...
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Common Knowledge (2021) 27 (3): 422–481.
Published: 01 August 2021
... analogy allegory recognition secularism The Childhood of Jesus, The Schooldays of Jesus, The Death of Jesus ( New York: Pengui n, 2013–19) “Grasping just how the other world relates to this one,” J. M. Coetzee has written of Gerald Murnane's fiction, “is the main obstacle to understanding...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (3): 506–517.
Published: 01 August 2013
... was writing in Nazi Austria. An earlier version of this material was presented orally at 1.  See Thomas Nagel, The View from Nowhere (New York: the conference “Religious Pluralism in Europe and Asia: Oxford University Press, 1986). Conditions, Modes, and Consequences,” held at the Uni- versity...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (3): 518–529.
Published: 01 August 2013
... Universities Press, 1970); Adele Logan Alexander, Home- lands and Waterways: The American Journey of the Bond Family, 1846 – 1926 (New York: Vintage, 2000), 478. Common Knowledge 19:3 DOI 10.1215/0961754X-2281810­ © 2013 by Duke University Press 518...
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Common Knowledge (2008) 14 (3): 445–471.
Published: 01 August 2008
..., Robert (see note (see note (New York: Museum of Modern Art, Art, of Modern York: Museum (New Learning from Las Vegas: The Forgotten Symbolism Vegas: Symbolism Las...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (1): 176.
Published: 01 January 2020
...Susan Stephens C O M M O N K N O W L E D G E 17 6 Roger S. Bagnall, Nicola Aravecchia, Raffaella Cribiore, Paola Davoli, Olaf Kaper, and Susanna McFadden, An Oasis City (New York: New York University Press, 2015), 240 pp. My first thought on reading this book concerned the importance of production...
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Common Knowledge (2012) 18 (2): 220–228.
Published: 01 April 2012
....  Clifford Geertz, “Blurred Genres: The Reconfigura- tion of Social Thought,” in Local Knowledge: Further Essays in Interpretive Social Science (New York: Basic Books, 1983), 19 – 35. The essay had first appeared three years earlier in the American Scholar. Common Knowledge 18:2 DOI 10.1215...
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Common Knowledge (2006) 12 (2): 252–260.
Published: 01 April 2006
..., Simone Weil wrote from England to her parents in New York what turned out to be the last letter they would ever receive from her. She had not told them that she had been hospitalized since April with tuberculosis, refusing almost all nourishment. Near death, she...