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Contents 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.