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%% Books and Monographs   
   Author = {E. Göknar},
   Title = {Orhan Pamuk, Secularism and Blasphemy: The Politics of the
             Turkish Novel},
   Publisher = {Routledge},
   Year = {2013},
   Month = {March},
   Abstract = {},
   Key = {fds220630}

   Author = {Göknar, E},
   Title = {Orhan Pamuk, secularism and blasphemy: The politics of the
             Turkish novel},
   Pages = {1-314},
   Publisher = {Routledge},
   Year = {2013},
   Month = {January},
   ISBN = {9780203080108},
   url = {},
   Abstract = {© 2013 Erdaǧ˘ Göknar. All rights reserved. Orhan Pamuk,
             Secularism and Blasphemy is the first critical study of all
             of Pamuk’s novels, including the early untranslated
             work.In 2005 Orhan Pamuk was charged with "insulting
             Turkishness" under Article 301 of the Turkish penal code.
             Eighteen months later he was awarded the Nobel Prize. After
             decades of criticism for wielding a depoliticized pen, Pamuk
             was cast as a dissident through his trial, an event that
             underscored his transformation from national literateur to
             global author. By contextualizing Pamuk’s fiction into the
             Turkish tradition and by defining the literary and political
             intersections of his work, Orhan Pamuk, Secularism and
             Blasphemy rereads Pamuk's dissidence as a factor of the form
             of his novels.This is not a traditional study of literature,
             but a book that turns to literature to ask larger questions
             about recent transformations in Turkish history, identity,
             modernity, and collective memory. As a corrective to common
             misreadings of Pamuk’s work in its international
             reception, Orhan Pamuk, Secularism and Blasphemy applies
             various analytical lenses to the politics of the Turkish
             novel, including gender studies, cultural translation,
             historiography, and Islam. The book argues that modern
             literature that confronts representations of the
             nation-state, or devlet, with those of Ottoman, Islamic, and
             Sufi contexts, or din, constitute "secular blasphemies" that
             redefine the politics of the Turkish novel.Concluding with a
             meditation on conditions of "untranslatability" in Turkish
             literature, this study provides a comprehensive and critical
             analysis of Pamuk’s novels to date.},
   Doi = {10.4324/9780203080108},
   Key = {fds285143}

   Author = {Göknar, E},
   Title = {Conversations With Orhan Pamuk},
   Publisher = {University of Mississippi Press},
   Year = {2013},
   Key = {fds305909}

   Author = {Cooke, M and Göknar, EM and Parker, GR},
   Title = {Mediterranean passages readings from Dido to
   Pages = {399 pages},
   Publisher = {The University of North Carolina Press},
   Year = {2008},
   Month = {October},
   Abstract = {The Mediterranean is the meeting point of three
             continents-Asia, Africa, and Europe-as well as three major
             monotheistic religions-Islam, Judaism, and
   Key = {fds349458}

   Author = {E. Göknar and Göknar, E and Cooke, M and Parker, G},
   Title = {Mediterranean Passages from Delos to Derrida},
   Pages = {425-425},
   Publisher = {UNC Press},
   Year = {2008},
   Keywords = {Mediterranean • Travel},
   Abstract = {Through 100 texts and 30 images, _Mediterranean Passages_
             advocates for a re-reading of the sea as a contact zone and
             a space of encounter and conversion that tempers the
             dominance of the nation-state. The volume argues for a
             transcultural and networked approach to the understanding of
             religious and secular communities that are often presented
             monolithically and as being mutually exclusive. The primary
             sources assembled here cover three millenia, and the
             conceptual framework employed by editors cooke, Göknar, and
             Parker is informed by the works of Braudel, Goitein, Abu
             Lafia, Horden & Purcell, Braudel, and others.},
   Key = {fds305915}

   Author = {Goknar, E},
   Title = {Earth and Ashes},
   Publisher = {Harcourt (New York)},
   Year = {2002},
   Month = {September},
   Key = {fds285141}

   Author = {Goknar, E},
   Title = {My Name is Red},
   Publisher = {Knopf (New York)},
   Year = {2001},
   Month = {September},
   Key = {fds285140}

%% Papers Published   
   Author = {Goknar, E},
   Title = {Conspiracy Theory in Turkey: Politics and Protest in the Age
             of "Post-Truth"},
   Journal = {Middle East Journal},
   Volume = {73},
   Number = {2},
   Pages = {336-337},
   Publisher = {MIDDLE EAST INST},
   Year = {2019},
   Month = {June},
   Key = {fds349457}

   Author = {Göknar, E},
   Title = {Reading Occupied Istanbul: Turkish Subject-Formation from
             Historical Trauma to Literary Trope},
   Journal = {Culture, Theory and Critique},
   Volume = {55},
   Number = {3},
   Pages = {321-341},
   Year = {2014},
   Month = {January},
   url = {},
   Abstract = {© 2014, © 2014 Taylor & Francis. Abstract: The Allied
             occupation of Istanbul is a little-known historical event
             outside of Turkey and the Middle East. European powers
             occupied Istanbul between 1918 and 1923 to enforce the
             partition of the Ottoman Empire after WWI in the
             construction of the Modern Middle East. Almost 100 Turkish
             novels that address occupied Istanbul have appeared over the
             last ninety years, beginning even before Allied armies left
             Istanbul in 1923. Turkey's present Middle Eastern
             re-emergence and post-Kemalist reassessment of secular
             modernity has also led writers and intellectuals back to the
             occupation of Istanbul. To examine why Turkish authors
             return repeatedly to the trope of occupied Istanbul, this
             essay surveys the first canonised novels about occupied
             Istanbul written during the Kemalist monoparty period
             (1923–50): Shirt of Flame by the exiled feminist and
             nationalist Halide Edib (1884–1964), Sodom and Gomorrah by
             the Kemalist ideologue Yakup Kadri Karaosmanoğlu
             (1889–1974) and Outside the Scene by Turkey's first
             experimental, modernist author Ahmet Hamdi Tanpınar
             (1902–62). As bilingual Istanbul intellectuals, all three
             made occupied Istanbul a central drama in their fictions.
             However, each represented it differently as a formative
             event in the construction and critique of the nation-state
             and of modern Turkish subject-formation.},
   Doi = {10.1080/14735784.2014.882792},
   Key = {fds327161}

   Author = {Göknar, E},
   Title = {Turkish-islamic feminism confronts national patriarchy:
             Halide Edib's divided self},
   Journal = {Journal of Middle East Women'S Studies},
   Volume = {9},
   Series = {Special Literature Issue},
   Number = {2},
   Pages = {32-57},
   Publisher = {Duke University Press},
   Editor = {Bonnie Schulman},
   Year = {2013},
   Month = {March},
   ISSN = {1552-5864},
   url = {},
   Abstract = {This essay compares and contrasts Turkish author Halide
             Edib's novel The Shirt of Flame (Duffield & Company, 1921)
             to the second volume of her memoirs, The Turkish Ordeal (The
             Century Company, 1928). Both texts have female protagonists
             and parallel plots and take place during the Allied
             occupation of Istanbul (1918-23). Both texts are
             manifestations of an emerging Turkish national master
             narrative. By highlighting the tensions between the
             first-person narratives of the novel, the memoir, and the
             emplottment of the national master narrative, this essay
             offers an analysis of tensions between cosmopolitan Islamic
             feminism and secular nationalism. This essay describes how
             memoir (whether an actual memoir, such as The Turkish
             Ordeal, or a fictional memoir, such as The Shirt of Flame)
             constructs the object of its knowledge (the feminist self),
             and furthermore, how the feminist self can be read either as
             constitutive of national allegory (as in The Shirt of Flame)
             or as an allegorical critique of patriarchal nationalism (as
             in the English-language The Turkish Ordeal). The essay
             concludes by showing how Halide Edib's perspective allows
             for a gendered reading of the national master narrative and
             the Orientalist/nationalist binary upon which it is
   Doi = {10.1353/jmw.2013.0020},
   Key = {fds285144}

   Author = {Goknar, E},
   Title = {"The Turkish Novel: Modernity, Modernism, and
   Booktitle = {Blackwell Encyclopedia of the Novel},
   Year = {2013},
   Key = {fds285121}

   Author = {Göknar, E},
   Title = {"Reading Occupied Istanbul: From Historical Trauma to
             Literary Trope"},
   Journal = {Culture, Theory and Critique},
   Editor = {Stephens, E},
   Year = {2013},
   Key = {fds285135}

   Author = {Göknar, E},
   Title = {Secular blasphemies: Orhan Pamuk and the Turkish
   Journal = {Novel a Forum on Fiction},
   Volume = {45},
   Series = {The Contemporary Novel: Imagining the Twenty-First
   Number = {2},
   Pages = {301-326},
   Publisher = {Duke},
   Editor = {Nancy Armstrong},
   Year = {2012},
   Month = {June},
   ISSN = {0029-5132},
   url = {},
   Abstract = {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 gave
             him the status of dissident, it simultaneously ignored the
             formal innovations and political transgressions of his
             novels. This essay traces confrontations between Turkish
             literary modernity and secular modern state power in Pamuk's
             work and the Turkish novel. Such an analysis reveals that
             narratives of the nation-state (devlet), bound to the
             secularization thesis, have often been contested by Ottoman,
             Islamic, and Sufi contexts (signifying din). I argue that
             the unresolved opposition between the secular, material
             narratives of devlet and the sacred, redemptive narratives
             of din is productive of the modern Turkish novel and defines
             its literary modernity. Thus, Pamuk's dissidence also
             resides in modes of writing that contest the nation form and
             revise the secularization thesis through new representations
             of Turkish historiography, Istanbul cosmopolitanism, the
             Ottoman archive, political parody, and secular Sufism. Such
             literature that confronts representations of devlet with
             those of din constitutes the “secular blasphemies” that
             define the politics of the Turkish novel.},
   Doi = {10.1215/00295132-1573985},
   Key = {fds285145}

   Author = {Göknar, E},
   Title = {"Occulted Texts: Pamuk’s Untranslated Novels"},
   Series = {Literatures & Cultures of the Islamic World},
   Booktitle = {Global Perspectives on Orhan Pamuk: Existentialism and
   Publisher = {Palgrave Macmillan},
   Editor = {Afridi, and Buyze},
   Year = {2012},
   url = {},
   Abstract = {Global Perspectives on Orhan Pamuk is an interdisciplinary
             collection of essays that explores Pamuk’s multifaceted
             approach to ordinary Turkish life. The contributors of this
             volume come from an array of international perspectives that
             place the reading of Pamuk into dynamic arenas of new
             interpretation and reflection. The themes of existentialism
             and politics are examined in illuminating essays through
             connections to nationalism, religion/secularity,
             traditional/modern, exile/home, and comparative readings of
             writers as Mohsin Hamid, Naguib Mahfouz, Italo Svevo, and
             Amitav Ghosh. This is an indispensable collection for
             understanding Pamuk, global literature, and crucial issues
             in today’s world.},
   Key = {fds285122}

   Author = {Goknar, E},
   Title = {"The White Castle" and the Ottoman Legacy},
   Journal = {Journal of Turkish Literature},
   Editor = {Halman, T},
   Year = {2011},
   Month = {January},
   Key = {fds285138}

   Author = {Goknar, E},
   Title = {"The Literary Modernity of Orhan Pamuk" (in Polish
   Journal = {Znak},
   Year = {2011},
   Month = {Winter},
   Key = {fds285146}

   Title = {"The Turkish Novel: Modernity, Modernism, and
   Booktitle = {The Blackwell Encyclopedia of the Novel},
   Year = {2010},
   Month = {Fall},
   Key = {fds199906}

   Author = {Goknar, E},
   Title = {"From Steppe to Sea: The Blue Anatolia Literary
   Journal = {Turkish Studies Journal Special Issue Festschrift for Walter
   Publisher = {Harvard University},
   Editor = {Kalpakli, M},
   Year = {2010},
   Month = {Winter},
   Key = {fds285137}

   Author = {Erturk, N},
   Title = {Grammatology and Turkish Literary Modernity},
   Year = {2009},
   Month = {August},
   Key = {fds285134}

   Author = {Behramoglu, A},
   Title = {I’ve Learned Some Things...},
   Publisher = {Univ. of Texas Press},
   Year = {2007},
   Key = {fds285133}

   Author = {Goknar, E},
   Title = {"Orhan Pamuk and the ’Ottoman’ Theme"},
   Journal = {World Literature Today},
   Volume = {80},
   Number = {6},
   Year = {2006},
   Month = {November},
   Key = {fds285147}

   Author = {Goknar, E},
   Title = {"My Name is Re(a)d: Translating Authority, Authoring
   Journal = {Translation Review},
   Editor = {Wade, S},
   Year = {2005},
   Month = {Spring},
   Key = {fds285136}

   Author = {Göknar, E},
   Title = {My name is re(a)d: Authoring translation, translating
   Journal = {Translation Review},
   Volume = {68},
   Number = {1},
   Pages = {52-60},
   Publisher = {Informa UK Limited},
   Year = {2004},
   Month = {January},
   url = {},
   Doi = {10.1080/07374836.2004.10523873},
   Key = {fds327568}

   Author = {Goknar, E},
   Title = {"Reading the Unreadable Ottoman: Victoria Holbrook’s The
             Unreadable Shores of Love"},
   Journal = {Journal of Turkish Literature},
   Publisher = {Bilkent University, Ankara},
   Year = {2004},
   Month = {Fall},
   Key = {fds285132}

   Author = {Göknar, E},
   Title = {Ottoman past and Turkish future: Ambivalence in A.
             H.Tanpinar's those outside the scene},
   Journal = {South Atlantic Quarterly},
   Volume = {102},
   Number = {2-3},
   Pages = {647-661},
   Publisher = {Duke University Press},
   Year = {2003},
   Month = {January},
   ISSN = {0038-2876},
   url = {},
   Doi = {10.1215/00382876-102-2-3-647},
   Key = {fds285148}

%% Papers Accepted   
   Title = {"The Turkish Novel: Modernity, Modernism, and
   Booktitle = {Blackwell Encyclopedia of the Novel},
   Year = {20010},
   Month = {Fall},
   Key = {fds167075}

%% Edited Volumes   
   Title = {"Türkçe'de Roman: Anlatı Geleneğinden Nobel
   Booktitle = {Turkish Translation of Cambridge History of Turkey, Vol
   Year = {2011},
   Month = {Spring},
   Key = {fds199908}

%% Translations   
   Author = {Orhan Pamuk and E. Göknar (translator)},
   Title = {Revised reissue of My Name is Red},
   Pages = {500},
   Publisher = {Everyman's Library Contemporary Classics},
   Editor = {LuAnn Walther},
   Year = {2010},
   Month = {Fall},
   Abstract = {Revised reissue of Pamuk's historical novel. Published as
             part of the Everyman's Library Contemporary Classics
   Key = {fds184944}

%% Other   
   Author = {Submitted, P},
   Title = {Nazim Hikmet’s A People’s Resistance/Kuvayi
   Publisher = {Melville House Press},
   Year = {2013},
   Abstract = {Epic in verse by Nazim Hikmet never before translated into
   Key = {fds305910}

   Author = {Goknar, E},
   Title = {Interview: Erdag Göknar on My Name is Red and A Mind at
   Journal = {Kirtipil},
   Year = {2012},
   url = {},
   Abstract = {Interview.},
   Key = {fds285127}

   Author = {Goknar, E},
   Title = {Peer-Review: "How Orhan Pamuk Conveys his Characters Across
             the Bosphorus"},
   Journal = {Novel: a Forum on Fiction},
   Publisher = {Duke},
   Year = {2012},
   Key = {fds285128}

   Author = {Goknar, E},
   Title = {Peer-Review: "The Black Book and the Despair of
   Journal = {Comparative Literature},
   Year = {2012},
   Key = {fds285129}

   Author = {Seda Pekçelen},
   Title = {"Interview with Erdag Göknar on Translation"},
   Journal = {Time Out Istanbul Magazine},
   Year = {2011},
   Month = {Winter},
   Key = {fds199921}

   Author = {Goknar, E},
   Title = {Peer-Review: "A.H. Tanpinar on Science, Literature, History
             and Cultural Change"},
   Journal = {Journal of Levantine Studies},
   Year = {2011},
   Month = {March},
   Key = {fds285126}

   Author = {Tanpinar, AH and translator, EG},
   Title = {Revised paperback and Kindle reissue of A Mind at
   Pages = {500-500},
   Publisher = {Archipelago Books},
   Editor = {Schoolman, J},
   Year = {2011},
   Month = {March},
   Key = {fds305911}

   Author = {Goknar, E},
   Title = {Peer-Review: "Orhan Pamuk’s _Snow_ as a Russian
   Journal = {Slavic & East European Journal},
   Year = {2010},
   Key = {fds285125}

   Author = {Rahimi, A and translator, EG},
   Title = {Reissue of Earth and Ashes},
   Publisher = {Other Press},
   Year = {2010},
   Key = {fds305912}

   Author = {Pamuk, O and translator, EG},
   Title = {"Monsieur Flaubert, C’est Moi!"},
   Journal = {Standpoint and Threepenny Review},
   Year = {2009},
   Month = {August},
   Key = {fds305913}

   Author = {Tanpinar, AH and translator, EG},
   Title = {A Mind at Peace (novel)},
   Pages = {500-500},
   Publisher = {Archipelago Books},
   Editor = {Schoolman, J},
   Year = {2009},
   Month = {January},
   Key = {fds305914}

   Author = {Arzu Tascioglu},
   Title = {"Interview with Erdag Goknar"},
   Journal = {Turkish Book Review},
   Volume = {2},
   Year = {2008},
   Month = {Summer},
   Key = {fds167076}

   Author = {Goknar, E},
   Title = {Peer-Review: "Queering Tanpinar’s A Mind a
   Year = {2008},
   Month = {July},
   Key = {fds285124}

   Author = {Goknar, E},
   Title = {"The Novel in Turkish: From Narrative Tradition to Nobel
   Volume = {IV},
   Pages = {35-35},
   Booktitle = {Cambridge History of Turkey: Turkey in the Modern
   Publisher = {Cambridge University Press},
   Editor = {Kasaba, R},
   Year = {2008},
   Month = {Fall},
   url = {},
   Abstract = {Turkey’s modern history has been shaped by its society and
             its institutions. In this fourth volume of The Cambridge
             History of Turkey a team of some of the most distinguished
             scholars of modern Turkey have come together to explore the
             interaction between these two aspects of Turkish
             modernization. The volume begins in the nineteenth century
             and traces the historical background through the reforms of
             the late Ottoman Empire, the period of the Young Turks, the
             War of Independence and the founding of the Ataturk’s
             Republic. Thereafter, the volume focuses on the Republican
             period to consider a range of themes including political
             ideology, economic development, the military, migration,
             Kurdish nationalism, the rise of Islamism, and women’s
             struggle for empowerment. The volume concludes with chapters
             on art and architecture, literature, and a brief history of
   Key = {fds285139}

   Author = {Goknar, E},
   Title = {"A Vote Against ’Clash of Civilizations’"},
   Journal = {The Durham Herald Sun},
   Year = {2006},
   Month = {October},
   Abstract = {Editorial on Pamuk’s Nobel Prize in Literature},
   Key = {fds285123}

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