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Publications of Erdag Göknar    :chronological  alphabetical  combined  bibtex listing:

Books and Monographs

  1. E. Göknar, Orhan Pamuk, Secularism and Blasphemy: The Politics of the Turkish Novel (March, 2013), Routledge  [abs]
  2. Göknar, E, Orhan Pamuk, secularism and blasphemy: The politics of the Turkish novel (January, 2013), pp. 1-314, Routledge, ISBN 9780203080108 [doi]  [abs]
  3. Göknar, E, Conversations With Orhan Pamuk (2013), University of Mississippi Press (Book contract signed.)
  4. Cooke, M; Göknar, EM; Parker, GR, Mediterranean passages readings from Dido to Derrida (October, 2008), pp. 399 pages, The University of North Carolina Press  [abs]
  5. with Göknar, E; Cooke, M; Parker, G, Mediterranean Passages from Delos to Derrida (2008), pp. 425-425, UNC Press  [abs]
  6. Goknar, E, Earth and Ashes (September, 2002), Harcourt (New York) (English translation of Afghan writer Atiq Rahimi's novella on the Soviet-Afghan war.)
  7. Goknar, E, My Name is Red (September, 2001), Knopf (New York) (English translation of Turkish writer Orhan Pamuk's historical novel about 16th c. Ottoman miniaturists (Vintage paperback edition Sept. 2002).)

Papers Published

  1. Goknar, E, Conspiracy Theory in Turkey: Politics and Protest in the Age of "Post-Truth", Middle East Journal, vol. 73 no. 2 (June, 2019), pp. 336-337, MIDDLE EAST INST
  2. Göknar, E, Reading Occupied Istanbul: Turkish Subject-Formation from Historical Trauma to Literary Trope, Culture, Theory and Critique, vol. 55 no. 3 (January, 2014), pp. 321-341 [doi]  [abs]
  3. Göknar, E, Turkish-islamic feminism confronts national patriarchy: Halide Edib's divided self, Special Literature Issue, edited by Bonnie Schulman, Journal of Middle East Women'S Studies, vol. 9 no. 2 (March, 2013), pp. 32-57, Duke University Press, ISSN 1552-5864 [Gateway.cgi], [doi]  [abs]
  4. Goknar, E, "The Turkish Novel: Modernity, Modernism, and Postmodernism", in Blackwell Encyclopedia of the Novel (2013)
  5. Göknar, E, "Reading Occupied Istanbul: From Historical Trauma to Literary Trope", edited by Stephens, E, Culture, Theory and Critique (2013)
  6. Göknar, E, Secular blasphemies: Orhan Pamuk and the Turkish novel, The Contemporary Novel: Imagining the Twenty-First Century, edited by Nancy Armstrong, Novel a Forum on Fiction, vol. 45 no. 2 (June, 2012), pp. 301-326, Duke, ISSN 0029-5132 [Gateway.cgi], [doi]  [abs]
  7. Göknar, E, "Occulted Texts: Pamuk’s Untranslated Novels", in Global Perspectives on Orhan Pamuk: Existentialism and Politics, Literatures & Cultures of the Islamic World, edited by Afridi, ; Buyze, (2012), Palgrave Macmillan [ref=sr_1_1]  [abs]
  8. Goknar, E, "The White Castle" and the Ottoman Legacy, edited by Halman, T, Journal of Turkish Literature (January, 2011)
  9. Goknar, E, "The Literary Modernity of Orhan Pamuk" (in Polish translation), Znak (Winter, 2011)
  10. "The Turkish Novel: Modernity, Modernism, and Postmodernism", in The Blackwell Encyclopedia of the Novel (Fall, 2010)
  11. Goknar, E, "From Steppe to Sea: The Blue Anatolia Literary Movement", edited by Kalpakli, M, Turkish Studies Journal Special Issue Festschrift for Walter Andrews (Winter, 2010), Harvard University
  12. Erturk, N, Grammatology and Turkish Literary Modernity (August, 2009)
  13. Behramoglu, A, I’ve Learned Some Things... (2007), Univ. of Texas Press
  14. Goknar, E, "Orhan Pamuk and the ’Ottoman’ Theme", World Literature Today, vol. 80 no. 6 (November, 2006)
  15. Goknar, E, "My Name is Re(a)d: Translating Authority, Authoring Translation", edited by Wade, S, Translation Review (Spring, 2005)
  16. Göknar, E, My name is re(a)d: Authoring translation, translating authority, Translation Review, vol. 68 no. 1 (January, 2004), pp. 52-60, Informa UK Limited [doi]
  17. Goknar, E, "Reading the Unreadable Ottoman: Victoria Holbrook’s The Unreadable Shores of Love", Journal of Turkish Literature (Fall, 2004), Bilkent University, Ankara
  18. Göknar, E, Ottoman past and Turkish future: Ambivalence in A. H.Tanpinar's those outside the scene, South Atlantic Quarterly, vol. 102 no. 2-3 (January, 2003), pp. 647-661, Duke University Press, ISSN 0038-2876 (special issue, "Relocating the Fault Lines: Turkey Beyond the East-West Divide".) [Gateway.cgi], [doi]

Edited Volumes

  1. "Türkçe'de Roman: Anlatı Geleneğinden Nobel Ödülu'ne", in Turkish Translation of Cambridge History of Turkey, Vol IV (Spring, 2011)

Papers Accepted

  1. "The Turkish Novel: Modernity, Modernism, and Postmodernism", in Blackwell Encyclopedia of the Novel (Fall, 20010)


  1. Submitted, P, Nazim Hikmet’s A People’s Resistance/Kuvayi Milliye (2013), Melville House Press  [abs]
  2. Goknar, E, Interview: Erdag Göknar on My Name is Red and A Mind at Peace, Kirtipil (2012) [available here]  [abs]
  3. Goknar, E, Peer-Review: "How Orhan Pamuk Conveys his Characters Across the Bosphorus", Novel: a Forum on Fiction (2012), Duke
  4. Goknar, E, Peer-Review: "The Black Book and the Despair of Rereading", Comparative Literature (2012)
  5. Seda Pekçelen, "Interview with Erdag Göknar on Translation", Time Out Istanbul Magazine (Winter, 2011)
  6. Goknar, E, Peer-Review: "A.H. Tanpinar on Science, Literature, History and Cultural Change", Journal of Levantine Studies (March, 2011)
  7. Tanpinar, AH; translator, EG, Revised paperback and Kindle reissue of A Mind at Peace, edited by Schoolman, J (March, 2011), pp. 500-500, Archipelago Books
  8. Goknar, E, Peer-Review: "Orhan Pamuk’s _Snow_ as a Russian Novel", Slavic & East European Journal (2010)
  9. Rahimi, A; translator, EG, Reissue of Earth and Ashes (2010), Other Press
  10. Pamuk, O; translator, EG, "Monsieur Flaubert, C’est Moi!", Standpoint and Threepenny Review (August, 2009)
  11. Tanpinar, AH; translator, EG, A Mind at Peace (novel), edited by Schoolman, J (January, 2009), pp. 500-500, Archipelago Books
  12. Arzu Tascioglu, "Interview with Erdag Goknar", Turkish Book Review, vol. 2 (Summer, 2008)
  13. Goknar, E, Peer-Review: "Queering Tanpinar’s A Mind a Peace" (July, 2008)
  14. Goknar, E, "The Novel in Turkish: From Narrative Tradition to Nobel Prize", in Cambridge History of Turkey: Turkey in the Modern World, edited by Kasaba, R, vol. IV (Fall, 2008), pp. 35-35, Cambridge University Press [catalogue.asp]  [abs]
  15. Goknar, E, "A Vote Against ’Clash of Civilizations’", The Durham Herald Sun (October, 2006)  [abs]


  1. Orhan Pamuk and E. Göknar (translator), Revised reissue of My Name is Red, edited by LuAnn Walther (Fall, 2010), pp. 500, Everyman's Library Contemporary Classics  [abs]