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Literature


 

The major works of numerous writers and poets have laid the foundation of Turkish literature for so many centuries. Turkish literature continues to grow and evolve nowadays.

 

Legends, folk poetry, mani (a form of oral narrative), elegy, folk songs and proverbs are among the popular narrative styles used in Turkish poems, novels and short stories.

 

Nobel laureate author Orhan Pamuk, in addition to Nazim Hikmet, Yaşar Kemal, Atilla Ilhan Peyami Safa and Namik Kemal are just a few widely acknowledged authors of contemporary Turkish literature.

 

 


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