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During the Renaissance (especially in England), commonplaces (or commonplace books) were for some people a popular way to compile knowledge, usually done by writing information into books. During the height of their prolificacy, commonplaces were used by readers, writers, students, and humanists as an aid for remembering useful concepts or facts they had learned.
Producing a commonplace is frequently known as commonplacing.
The following list is sorted in alphabetical order.
- Article from The New York Review of Books titled "Extraordinary Commonplaces", An (This article is cited in an entry in a weblog titled "Monkeymagic: Thoughts on Thinking".)
- Book titled Schools in Tudor England, A (This book is cited in an entry in a weblog titled "Monkeymagic: Thoughts on Thinking".)
- Page titled "Commonplace Books", A (This reference was retrieved from the web site of Dr. Lucia Z. Knoles, an Associate Professor of English at Assumption College.)
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