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    • Bipolar disorder : "The West and the Rest" 

      Johnston, Rachel (Bilkent University, 2002)
      he current ‘War on Terror’ has revitalized the language of friends and enemies, us and them, good and evil. The whole world has been forced to choose sides: are you with the terrorists or are you with the ‘freedom loving ...
    • Figuring the orient : a discussion of orientalism within the context of Ferzan Özpetek's films 

      Engin, Evrim (Bilkent University, 2004)
      This study aims to inaugurate a thorough reading of two films by Ferzan Özpetek that employ Orient as their setting and major narrative element, Hamam (1997) and Harem Suare (1999), to examine their complicity with the ...
    • The imagery of woman in nineteenth century orientalist photography 

      Vargı, Nimet Elif (Bilkent University, 2010)
      This thesis aims to examine the photographic representation of the Eastern women, in nineteenth century. The theoretical framework of this study is based upon the formation of the representation of the “Eastern women” ...
    • Orientalism in the Victorian Era 

      Kennedy, Valerie (Oxford University Press, 2017)
      Orientalism in the Victorian era has origins in three aspects of 18th-century European and British culture: first, the fascination with The Arabian Nights (translated into French by Antoine Galland in 1704), which was one ...
    • Representations of Afghan women by nineteenth century British travel writers 

      Nawandish, Maria (Bilkent University, 2015-09)
      This thesis attempts to represent the life of Afghan women in the nineteenth century (during the Anglo-Afghan wars) through a qualitative and quantitative study of accounts by English travel writers using an Orientalist ...
    • Revolution, modernity and the Arab Spring 

      Cafnik Uludağ, Petra (Bilkent University, 2017-07)
      This dissertation critically examines how linguistic and discursive practices in global media discourses devalorize the revolutionary implications of the so called Arab Spring. By using media framing analysis it approaches ...
    • A would-be Turk: Louis XIV in le Bourgeois gentilhomme 

      Hodson, D. (Routledge, 2010)
      Despite the large number of references to diplomatic blunders by the French during Süleyman Aǧa's visit to Paris in 1669 and the charade-like character of much of Louis XIV's policies towards the Ottoman Empire during the ...