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dc.contributor.authorFaroqhi, Suraiya
dc.date.accessioned2021-08-05T13:03:42Z
dc.date.available2021-08-05T13:03:42Z
dc.date.issued2021en_US
dc.identifier.citationFaroqhi, S. (2021). Aziz Nesin about himself and his parents: Poor people in Istanbul during the late Ottoman period. International Journal of Middle East Studies, 53(2), 337-343.en_US
dc.identifier.issn0020-7438
dc.identifier.issn1471-6380
dc.identifier.urihttps://doi.org/10.1017/S0020743821000404
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12154/1555
dc.description.abstractA resolute modernist and socialist, Aziz Nesin (1915–95) was definitely an author of the republican period. Born Mehmet Nusret to poor parents, both migrants to Istanbul from the Black Sea coast, he adopted Nesin as his legal surname when surnames became obligatory in 1934. By the 1950s, his satirical short stories and plays had made him famous, but he faced political difficulties for much of his life; likely, it did not endear him to the authorities that he used his experiences with the police as inexhaustible material for his stories. In 1966, when in his early fifties, Aziz Nesin published Böyle Gelmiş Böyle Gitmez: Otobiyografi (That is the Way He has Come, But That is Not the Way He is Leaving: An Autobiography), the first volume of what was to become a three-volume series, which he called an autobiography.1 The first volume, which is the subject of this study, has remained the most popular; it focuses on Nesin’s childhood in Istanbul during the late 1910s and throughout the 1920s, with biographies of both his father and his mother embedded in the story.2 Nesin had begun the necessary research in the 1950s, including a trip to the Black Sea village where his mother had been born. He searched for documents as well, seemingly with limited success...en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisherCambridge University Pressen_US
dc.relation.ispartofInternational Journal of Middle East Studiesen_US
dc.rightsinfo:eu-repo/semantics/openAccessen_US
dc.subjectAziz Nesinen_US
dc.subjectPoor Peopleen_US
dc.subjectIstanbulen_US
dc.subjectLate Ottoman Perioden_US
dc.titleAziz Nesin about himself and his parents: Poor people in Istanbul during the late Ottoman perioden_US
dc.typearticleen_US
dc.departmentİHÜ, İnsan ve Toplum Bilimleri Fakültesi, Tarih Bölümüen_US
dc.authorid0000-0003-1829-2331en_US
dc.identifier.volume53en_US
dc.identifier.issue2en_US
dc.identifier.startpage337en_US
dc.identifier.endpage343en_US
dc.ihuauthorid0000-0003-1829-2331en_US
dc.relation.ihupublicationcategory116en_US
dc.relation.publicationcategoryMakale - Uluslararası Hakemli Dergi - Kurum Öğretim Elemanıen_US
dc.contributor.institutionauthorFaroqhi, Suraiya
dc.identifier.doi10.1017/S0020743821000404en_US
dc.identifier.wosqualityQ3en_US
dc.description.wospublicationidWOS:000669017100013en_US
dc.description.scopuspublicationid2-s2.0-85109926991en_US
dc.identifier.scopusqualityQ3en_US


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