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Publications of Erdag Göknar    :recent first  alphabetical  combined  bibtex listing:

Books and Monographs

  1. 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).) .
  2. Goknar, E, Earth and Ashes (September, 2002), Harcourt (New York) (English translation of Afghan writer Atiq Rahimi's novella on the Soviet-Afghan war.) .
  3. with Göknar, E; Cooke, M; Parker, G, Mediterranean Passages from Delos to Derrida (2008), pp. 425-425, UNC Press  [abs].
  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. Göknar, E, Conversations With Orhan Pamuk (2013), University of Mississippi Press (Book contract signed.) .
  6. Göknar, E, Orhan Pamuk, secularism and blasphemy: The politics of the Turkish novel (January, 2013), pp. 1-314, Routledge [doi]  [abs].
  7. E. Göknar, Orhan Pamuk, Secularism and Blasphemy: The Politics of the Turkish Novel (March, 2013), Routledge  [abs].

Papers Published

  1. 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 (special issue, "Relocating the Fault Lines: Turkey Beyond the East-West Divide".) [Gateway.cgi], [doi] .
  2. Goknar, E, "Reading the Unreadable Ottoman: Victoria Holbrook’s The Unreadable Shores of Love", Journal of Turkish Literature (Fall, 2004), Bilkent University, Ankara .
  3. 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] .
  4. Goknar, E, "My Name is Re(a)d: Translating Authority, Authoring Translation", edited by Wade, S, Translation Review (Spring, 2005) .
  5. Goknar, E, "Orhan Pamuk and the ’Ottoman’ Theme", World Literature Today, vol. 80 no. 6 (November, 2006) .
  6. Behramoglu, A, I’ve Learned Some Things... (2007), Univ. of Texas Press .
  7. Erturk, N, Grammatology and Turkish Literary Modernity (August, 2009) .
  8. 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 .
  9. "The Turkish Novel: Modernity, Modernism, and Postmodernism", in The Blackwell Encyclopedia of the Novel (Fall, 2010) .
  10. Goknar, E, "The Literary Modernity of Orhan Pamuk" (in Polish translation), Znak (Winter, 2011) .
  11. Goknar, E, "The White Castle" and the Ottoman Legacy, edited by Halman, T, Journal of Turkish Literature (January, 2011) .
  12. 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].
  13. 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 [Gateway.cgi], [doi]  [abs].
  14. Goknar, E, "The Turkish Novel: Modernity, Modernism, and Postmodernism", in Blackwell Encyclopedia of the Novel (2013) .
  15. Göknar, E, "Reading Occupied Istanbul: From Historical Trauma to Literary Trope", edited by Stephens, E, Culture, Theory and Critique (2013) .
  16. 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 [Gateway.cgi], [doi]  [abs].
  17. 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].
  18. 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 .

Papers Accepted

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

Edited Volumes

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


  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].


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

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