Creating a Queer Archive in the Public Eye
作者: Joseph Allen Boone
刊名: GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies, 2017, Vol.23 (1), pp.51-81
来源数据库: Duke University Press
DOI: 10.1215/10642684-3672303
关键词: queer archivesqueer archivingİstanbul AnsiklopedisiOttoman historyhomoeroticism in cross-cultural contextsMiddle Eastern sexuality
原始语种摘要: How might current theories of the queer archive, its ephemeral, idiosyncratic, and fetishized contents, and its affective relation to the past and present, need amending to accommodate non-Western contexts and their differing histories and cultural scripts of sexuality? This article addresses such questions by examining the İstanbul Ansiklopedisi, the never-completed, lifetime labor of love of the mid-twentieth-century Turkish historian Reşad Ekrem Koçu. The entries and illustrations in the eleven extant volumes turn out to be a veritable treasure trove of queer history, queer longing, and queer affect—one that nonetheless managed to pass itself off as acceptable reading material for any number of middle-class Turkish families. Facing the systematic erasure of Istanbul's centuries-old...
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  • queer 奇怪的
  • veritable 真实的
  • treasure 宝贝
  • longing 渴望
  • tradition 传统
  • disappear 消失
  • historian 历史学家
  • reading 读出
  • never 决不
  • archive 档案