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dc.contributor.authorLekesizalın, Fermaen_US
dc.identifier.citationLekesizalın, F. (2009). Art, desire, and death in Orhan Pamuk's my name is red. English Studies in Africa. 52.2, 90-103.en_US
dc.description.abstractOrhan Pamuk's 1998 novel, My Name is Red, features the field of art as torn with the ambiguities and the paradoxes of desire and the Ottoman miniaturist as torn with the dilemmas of East/West, reality/representation, tradition/innovation, and pleasure/pain. Except for the evident preoccupation with the differences of aesthetic concepts between the East and the West, My Name is Red further penetrates into the nature of representation and reality and explores the desire for perfection in art. Connected with the desire for immortality, the desire for perfection is projected onto the Western Other by the Ottoman artist and emerges as the unattainable object as well as the main drive for artistic creativity in the novel. In Pamuk's novel, art can be a pleasurable experience so far as it supports the fantasies of completeness and perfection and so far as it forecloses the realization of perfection which does not necessarily bring full satisfaction. The mysterious allure of art is rather consisted in its reproduction of desire as such.en_US
dc.publisherTaylor & Francisen_US
dc.relation.ispartofEnglish Studies in Africaen_US
dc.subjectThe Art of Miniatureen_US
dc.subjectThe Barred Otheren_US
dc.subjectThe Symbolic Orderen_US
dc.subjectThe Lacken_US
dc.titleArt, desire, and death in Orhan Pamuk's my name is reden_US
dc.departmentİstanbul Arel Üniversitesi, Fen Edebiyat Fakültesi, Türk Dili ve Edebiyatı Bölümü.en_US
dc.relation.publicationcategoryMakale - Uluslararası Hakemli Dergi - Kurum Öğretim Elemanıen_US
dc.institutionauthorLekesizalın, Fermaen_US

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