Bilkent releases new journal
ISTANBUL - Hürriyet Daily NewsThe Journal of Turkish Literature, which is the only English-language scholarly journal devoted in its entirely to Turkish literature and published annually by Bilkent University’s Center for Turkish Literature, has released its issue for 2011 which features a number of articles on many different periods in Turkish literary history.
The issue contains articles on topics ranging from epics on early Anatolian frontier culture to Murathan Mungan’s fiction, from admiral Seydi Ali Reis and the Indo-Muslim World to Beşir Fuad’s debates with opponents, from Ahmet Hamdi Tanpınar’s “Poetics of Loss” to Erdal Öz’s fiction on torture.
The Journal of Turkish Literature has been coming out regularly since 2004. Two of its previous issues were devoted to Orhan Pamuk and Elif Şafak, and earlier issues contained articles by important writers such as Halil Inalcik, Walter Andrews, Robert Dankoff, Jale Parla, and Sibel İrzik.
The JTL’s new issue (No. 8) is available from Bilkent University, Center for Turkish Literature in Ankara. e-mail: email@example.com. The first three issues can also be purchased as a set.