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The Resource The homoerotics of Orientalism, Joseph Allen Boone

The homoerotics of Orientalism, Joseph Allen Boone

Label
The homoerotics of Orientalism
Title
The homoerotics of Orientalism
Statement of responsibility
Joseph Allen Boone
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The place of the Middle East in European heterosexual fantasy is well documented in the works of Edward Said and others, yet few have considered the male Anglo-European (and, later, American) writers, artists, travelers, and thinkers compelled to represent what, to their eyes, seemed to be an abundance of erotic relations between men in the Islamicate world. Whether feared or desired, the mere possibility of sexual contact with or between men in the Middle East has covertly underwritten much of the appeal and practice of the enterprise of Orientalism, frequently repeating yet just.--
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DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Boone, Joseph Allen
Dewey number
700.453
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Homosexuality in literature
  • Eroticism in literature
  • Orientalism in literature
  • Homosexuality in art
  • Orientalism in art
  • European literature
  • Middle Eastern literature
  • Orientalism
Label
The homoerotics of Orientalism, Joseph Allen Boone
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 423-473) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Preface: re-orienting sexuality -- Theory and history. Histories of cross-cultural encounter, Orientalism, and the politics of sexuality -- Beautiful boys, sodomy, and hamams: a textual and visual history of tropes -- Geographies of desire. Empire of "excesse", city of dreams: homoerotic imaginings in Istanbul and the Ottoman world -- Epic ambitions and epicurean appetites: Egyptian stories I -- Colonialism and its aftermaths, Gide to Chahine: Egyptian stories II -- Modes and genres. Queer modernism and Middle Eastern poetic genres: appropriations, forgeries, and hoaxes -- Looking backward: homoeroticism in miniature and Orientalist art -- Looking again: twentieth- and twentieth-first-century visual cultures -- Postscript
Control code
FIEb17593852
Dimensions
27 cm.
Extent
xxxiv, 486 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of colored plates
Isbn
9780231151108
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)842879159
Label
The homoerotics of Orientalism, Joseph Allen Boone
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 423-473) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Preface: re-orienting sexuality -- Theory and history. Histories of cross-cultural encounter, Orientalism, and the politics of sexuality -- Beautiful boys, sodomy, and hamams: a textual and visual history of tropes -- Geographies of desire. Empire of "excesse", city of dreams: homoerotic imaginings in Istanbul and the Ottoman world -- Epic ambitions and epicurean appetites: Egyptian stories I -- Colonialism and its aftermaths, Gide to Chahine: Egyptian stories II -- Modes and genres. Queer modernism and Middle Eastern poetic genres: appropriations, forgeries, and hoaxes -- Looking backward: homoeroticism in miniature and Orientalist art -- Looking again: twentieth- and twentieth-first-century visual cultures -- Postscript
Control code
FIEb17593852
Dimensions
27 cm.
Extent
xxxiv, 486 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of colored plates
Isbn
9780231151108
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)842879159

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