Eda: An Anthology of Contemporary Turkish Poetry

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Murat Nemet-Nejat
Talisman House, 2004 - Poetry - 367 pages
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Poetry. Translation. Middle Eastern Studies. The only U.S. anthology to date to track the develpment of one of the great poetic traditions of our time. Nemet-Nejat offers an introduction to modern and contemporary Turkish poetry, until now largely unknown in the West. "We ignore such work at our own peril: we're in another world, and Murat Nemet-Nejat welcomes us to it"—Ammiel Alcalay.

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Contents

Preface
1
YAHYA KEMAL BEYATLI
32
NAZIM HlKMET
40
NECIP FAZIL KISAKOREK
50
ASAFHALETCELEBI
62
CELAL SILAY
87
iLHAN BERK
98
ARIF DAMAR
117
ENIS BATUR
196
AHMET GUNTAN
202
LALE MULDOR
208
HAYDAR ERGULEN
232
Kumkapi by the Sea
238
A dream in Istanbul of falling
246
SAMi BAYDAR
269
kUcUk ISKENDER
291

TURGUTUYAR
125
This government
161
The Nigger in a Photograph
177
OZDEMlR 1NCE
184
The Bank Teller Tecelli Bey
190
DIDEM MADAK
313
Annotations on Lale MUldUrs Waking to Constantinople
334
kuciik iskenders Subjectivity
339
The Sights and Colors of Turkey
349
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