Sociosexual Roles in Ottoman Pulp Fiction

  • David Selim Sayers
  • Published 2017


The sociosexual world of the premodernMiddle East has been studied through a variety of sources ranging from legal documents to shadow theater. Most such sources are either prescriptive or transgressive: they uphold or subvert a normative framework, telling us more about the framework itself than about how it was inhabited by subjects in everyday life. This… (More)