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An original and local novel : Tiflî Efendi
This article aims to emphasize the aesthetical characteristics of Tiflî Efendi stories which are considered as a kind of meddah stories and analyze Tiflî Efendi stories as an original text. Characters, their features, ...
The nationalist understanding of folklore during the era of single-party rule in Turkey, and the journal of the Çorum Community Center
During the periods of one-party rule in Turkey, the close relationship between the community centers and the ruling party begs the question whether the community center magazines were affected by this relationship. The ...
The evaluation of Yunus Emre in the notion of fakelore
Whether they are nationalist, socialist, humanist, Alevi or Sunni, a great many writers embrace and adopt Yunus Emre's views; they look upon him as a representative of their own opinions and make of the poet a historical ...
City dwellers views on the minstrel tale tradition
Studies on minstrel literature are seen to focus on minstrels and their oeuvres. Yet, as researchers like Alan Dundes and Dan Ben Amos underscore, in the creation process of an oral artwork, artist and listeners / receivers ...
The metaphoric structure in slang expressions related to military service
This article, which aims to expound the reference world of slang related to military service, initially introduces a theoretical background to the concept of slang, while dealing with the relation between slang and metaphor ...