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Novel (1 May 2014) 47 (1): 90–107.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Meltem Gürle Be it the top-down secularism of the Kemalist reforms or the authoritarian conservatism of the present Islamist government, the political will in Turkey has persistently ignored the individual, the most valuable component of democratic modernity. The Turkish bildungsroman voices the...
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Novel (1 August 2012) 45 (2): 301–326.
Published: 01 August 2012
...Erdağ Göknar Turkish novelists have often contested the authoritarian tendencies of the republican state. Orhan Pamuk was charged with insulting Turkishness in 2005, emphasizing a long-standing opposition between author and state as well as between literature and secularism. Though Pamuk's trial...
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Novel (1 August 2012) 45 (2): ii.
Published: 01 August 2012
... titled “Forms of Empire: The Poetics of Victorian Sovereignty.” erdaG˘ göknar is assistant professor of Turkish studies in the Department of Eurasian Studies at Duke University. He is author of Orhan Pamuk, Secularism, and Blasphemy: The Politics of the Turkish Novel (forthcoming) and coeditor of...
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Novel (1 May 2014) 47 (1): v–vi.
Published: 01 May 2014
... Casablanca, Cairo, and Tehran meltem gu¨ rle is assistant professor of foreign languages at Bog˘azic¸i University and is currently finishing a book on Turkish modernism titled ‘‘Beyond Property and Propriety: The Turkish Bildungs- roman and Its Dynamics vaughn rasberry is assistant professor of...
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Novel (1 November 2015) 48 (3): 474–476.
Published: 01 November 2015
...). Each engages the distractions of mass culture, and each comes out intoxicated, narcotized, and immensely miserable, generating “a readerly affect of mixed despair and delight even as they renounce the pursuit of pleasure” (166). The confection Turkish Delight appears, amazingly, in both—“Turkish...
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Novel (1 August 2012) 45 (2): 159–164.
Published: 01 August 2012
... of “representation” is limited. Finally, Erdag˘ Göknar’s “Secular Blasphemies: Orhan Pamuk and the Turkish Novel” provides us with something that literary scholarship has not yet given us: the Turkish Pamuk. Göknar’s essay situates Pamuk firmly in the Turkish cultural and literary context...
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Novel (1 November 2005) 38 (2-3): 295–297.
Published: 01 November 2005
... the use of sign language in a Turkish seraglio to the catty self-fashioning of Bluestocking epistolary correspondence and the presence of blackface minstrelsy on the London stage-will find The Limits of the Human a rewarding read, which successfully conveys an inventive centuryl.s engagement...
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Novel (1 May 2000) 34 (1): 128–130.
Published: 01 May 2000
... and negative edges to European writing on oriental subjects. An analysis of epistemological and rhetorical modes in Lady Mary Wortley Montagu's Turkish Embassy letters (1763) appears next to a chapter exploring Edmund Burke's A Philosophical Enquiry into the Sublime and the Beautiful (1757...
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Novel (1 November 2002) 35 (2-3): 324–326.
Published: 01 November 2002
... New Cenfuy (Marlon B. Ross). As Walter Kaladjian relays the narrative of the 1915 genocide of Armenians by the Turkish state, he also locates traces of that genocide in texts of main- stream modernist writings by Pound, Herningway, and Woolf, at the same time as he fore- grounds examples of a...
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Novel (1 May 2010) 43 (1): 140–147.
Published: 01 May 2010
... lives by having more ideas. He illustrates this point with two stories taken from the Turkish Tales published in English in 1708, in the second of which an infidel Egyp- tian sultan is taught God’s power by living a whole lifetime in the time it takes to put his head in a bowl of water and pull...
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Novel (1 August 2010) 43 (2): 251–270.
Published: 01 August 2010
... over the Danube, which is here of noble width and depth, took us among the traditions of Turkish rule. (9) Train timetables provide for the predictable transformation of the future into the present, and in this they are like the marriage-plot and professional apprentice- ship, which provide...
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Novel (1 May 1999) 33 (1): 5–31.
Published: 01 May 1999
...), which neatly inverts Galland's frame narrative. This was translated immediately as Persian Tales. In addition, see Petis's Turkish Tales (1707), and Abbe Bignon's The Advenfures of Abdalla, Son of Hanif (1712; cans. William Hatchett, 1729). SRINIVAS ARAVAMUDAN I IN THE...
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Novel (1 August 2018) 51 (2): 272–291.
Published: 01 August 2018
... reinvents as a kind of poetry: “[P]eople create their own mythologies,” he says, having just described a dead Turkish aviator, his plane suspended in the waters of a Canadian lake, as having flown “home” ( 106 ). Ballard has described Kindness as narrating “my life seen through the mirror of the fiction...
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Novel (1 August 2015) 48 (2): 190–207.
Published: 01 August 2015
... Bovaryism makes visible not just what was but also what might have been. In book 1, Fonty is asked the time by a young Turkish woman, who mistakes the verb raten (to advise) for verraten (to betray): “Would you be so kind as to betray to us what time it is . . .” Fonty . . . betrayed it to the...
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Novel (1 May 2018) 51 (1): 36–59.
Published: 01 May 2018
... and local materials leads to “breaks” or discontinuities in aesthetic form. He points to Chinese and Turkish examples of this phenomenon, which he finds in plots involving tension between imported and local values and attitudes, such as the acceptance of illicit sexual relationships, on one hand, and...
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Novel (1 May 2014) 47 (1): 24–42.
Published: 01 May 2014
...- thorne’s story, must guess again. Robin first inquires after his relative at an inn that seems to be a virtual haven of cosmopolitan hospitality. Described as ‘‘a Turkish Caravanasary the inn is run by a Frenchman and harbors a cross-section of the community, including a few ‘‘strangers’’ from the...
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Novel (1 August 2003) 36 (2): 145–175.
Published: 01 August 2003