Table of contents for Islamicate sexualities : translations across temporal geographies of desire / edited by Kathryn Babayan and Afsaneh Najmabadi.

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Preface vii 
1 The Past Is a Foreign Country? The Times and Spaces of 
Islamicate Sexuality Studies 1 
valerie traub 
2 A Handsome Boy among Those Barbarous Turks: 
Cervantes's Muslims and the Art and Science of Desire 41 
leyla rouhi 
3 Cross-Dressing and Female Same-Sex Marriage in 
Medieval French and Arabic Literatures 72 
sahar amer 
4 Comparison, Competition, and Cross-Dressing: Cross-
Cultural Analysis in a Contested World 114 
brad epps 
5 The Obscenity of the Vizier 161 
frederic lagrange 
6 Homoerotic Liaisons among the Mamluk Elite in Late 
Medieval Egypt and Syria 204 
everett k. rowson 
7 "In Spirit We Ate Each Other's Sorrow": Female 
Companionship in Seventeenth-Century Safavi Iran 239 
kathryn babayan 
8 Types, Acts, or What? Regulation of Sexuality in 
Nineteenth-Century Iran 275 
afsaneh najmabadi 
Epilogue 297 
dina al-kassim 
Bibliography 341
About the Authors 365

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Homosexuality -- Islamic countries -- History -- Cross-cultural studies.
Homosexuality in literature.
Literature, Comparative -- European and Arabic.
Literature, Comparative -- Arabic and European.
Literature, Comparative -- European and Persian.
Literature, Comparative -- Persian and European.
Arabic literature -- History and criticism.
Persian literature -- History and criticism.
Literature, Medieval -- Islamic influences.
Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de, 1547-1616. Don Quixote -- Criticism, Textual.