Orhan Pamuk: Critical Essays on a Novelist Between Worlds by Taner CanOrhan Pamuk: Critical Essays on a Novelist Between Worlds by Taner Can

Orhan Pamuk: Critical Essays on a Novelist Between Worlds

EditorTaner Can, Berkan Ulu, Koray Melikoglu

Paperback | September 12, 2017

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This collection of essays brings together scholarly examinations of a writer who-despite the prestige that the Nobel Prize has earned him-remains controversial with respect to his place in the literary tradition of his home country. This is in part because the positioning of Turkey itself in relation to the cultural divide between East and West has been the subject of a debate going back to the beginnings of the modern Turkish state and earlier. The present essays, written mostly by literary scholars, range widely across Pamuk's novelistic oeuvre, dealing with how the writer, often adding an allegorical level to the personages depicted in his experimental narratives, portrays tensions such as those between Western secularism and traditional Islam and different conceptions of national identity.

Taner Can is an instructor of English at Ankara University School of Foreign Languages. His research interests include modern fiction, cultural studies, and literary theory. He is the author of Magical Realism in Postcolonial British Fiction.Berkan Ulu is an assistant professor in the Department of English Language and Literature, Inö...
Title:Orhan Pamuk: Critical Essays on a Novelist Between WorldsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:260 pages, 8.27 × 5.83 × 0.68 inPublished:September 12, 2017Publisher:ibidem PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3838210476

ISBN - 13:9783838210476