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  1. Book Review: Erotic Exchanges: The World of Elite Prostitution in Eighteenth-Century Paris. [REVIEW]Mita Choudhury - 2016 - Feminist Review 112 (1):e14-e15.
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    Introduction: “The Need for Repose”.Jeffrey M. Perl, Mita Choudhury, Lesley Chamberlain, Andrea R. Jain & Jeffrey J. Kripal - 2009 - Common Knowledge 15 (2):157-163.
    This essay introduces the second installment of a symposium in Common Knowledge called “Apology for Quietism.” This introductory piece concerns the sociology of quietism and why, given the supposed quietude of quietists, there is such a thing at all. Dealing first with the “activist” Susan Sontag's attraction to the “quietist” Simone Weil, it then concentrates on the “activist” William Empson's attraction to the Buddha and to Buddhist quietism, with special reference to Empson's lost manuscript Asymmetry in Buddha Faces (and to (...)
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    Apology for Quietism: A Sotto Voce Symposium Part 2.Jeffrey M. Perl, Mita Choudhury, Lesley Chamberlain, Andrea R. Jain & Jeffrey J. Kripal - 2009 - Common Knowledge 15 (2):157-163.
    This essay introduces the second installment of a symposium in Common Knowledge called “Apology for Quietism.” This introductory piece concerns the sociology of quietism and why, given the supposed quietude of quietists, there is such a thing at all. Dealing first with the “activist” Susan Sontag's attraction to the “quietist” Simone Weil, it then concentrates on the “activist” William Empson's attraction to the Buddha and to Buddhist quietism, with special reference to Empson's lost manuscript Asymmetry in Buddha Faces. The author, (...)
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    A BETRAYAL OF TRUST The Jesuits and Quietism in Eighteenth-Century France.Mita Choudhury - 2009 - Common Knowledge 15 (2):164-180.
    An examination of seventeenth- and eighteenth-century French history indicates that the relationship between the Jesuits and Quietism was shaped by politics as well as by concerns of theological orthodoxy. During the late 1690s, the Jesuits championed François Fénelon accused of Quietism at the same time as they spearheaded an attack against Quietism in Burgundy, emphasizing crimes of spiritual incest or the abuse of clerical authority. Such ambiguity indicates that the Jesuits were motivated by a desire to consolidate political power in (...)
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