Rapture and Revolution Essays on Turkish Literature
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Description: The articles contained in this volume collectively provide a critical overview of Turkish literature from its earliest phases in the sixth century through the Republican period, with pieces detailing literature from the Ottoman Empire to essays dealing with Turkish Literature and Europeanization. In so doing, the author illustrates the evolution of Turkish culture as reflected in the literary experience. development of drama from Karagoz and Orta oyunu to contemporary Western theater, the propaganda functions of poetry, and the important role of folk literature. In addition, the volume focuses on some of the leading figures of Turkish literature, from Mevlana Celaleddin Rumi, Yunus Emre, and Suleyman the Magnificent to Sait Faik and modern poets such as Nazim Hikmet, Orhan Veli Kanik, and Melih Cevdet Anday.
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Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Syracuse University Press
Publication date: 10/30/2007
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 1.25" tall
|An Editor's Overview|
|A Pioneer's Notes|
|Note on Turkish Spelling and Names . Organizational Note|
|Myths and Monoliths|
|The Ancient and Ottoman Legacy|
|Islamic Themes in Turkish Poetry: Imitations and Mutations|
|Rapture and Revolution: Poetry of the Islamic Near East|
|Near Eastern Literatures: A Generation of Renewal|
|Death and Rebirth of Myths in Near Eastern Literatures|
|Turkish Literature in the 1960s|
|Turkish Literature: Modes of Modernity|
|Critics, Dramatics, Poetics|
|The Evolution of Turkish Drama|
|Comic Spirit in the Turkish Theater|
|Poetry and Society: Propaganda Functions of Poetry in the Turkish Experience|
|Big Town Blues: Peasants "Abroad" in Turkish Literature|
|The Heart of the Turkish Tale: Fun and Fantasy for All Ages|
|Mystics and Modern Masters|
|Passions of the Mystic Mind: Rumi's Poetry and Philosophy|
|The Turk in Rumi / Rumi in Turkey|
|Yunus Emre's Humanism|
|Yunus Emre: A Triumph of Humanism|
|Suleyman the Magnificent: Poet|
|Nazim Hikmet: Lyricist As Iconoclast|
|"I Am Listening to Istanbul": Orhan Veli Kanik|
|"On the Nomad Sea": Melih Cevdet Anday|
|Voices of Memory: Oktay Rifat|
|Sait Faik: The Fiction of a Flaneur|