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Existentialism in Turkish Literature

(Original title: Ohlas existencializmu v tureckej literatúre)
Filozofia, 50 (1995), 10, 540-548.
Type of work: Papers
Publication language: Slovak

In the second half of the fifties the political situation as well as some literary tendencies gave rise to a new stream in Turkish novel writing called „New literature“ or „The literature of anxiety“. The works of French existentialists J. P. Sartre and A. Camus exerted a considerable impact on the development of this literary stream and on the literary methods the Turkish novelists YusufAtilgan, Erdal Óz and Necati Tosuner made use of in their novels and stories published between 1959 and 1977.

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