Essays Interpreting the Writings of Novelist Orhan Pamuk: The Turkish Winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature

Author: Anadolu-Okur, Nilgün
Year:2009
Pages:164
ISBN:0-7734-4754-7
978-0-7734-4754-7
Price:159.95
This work provides extensive critical analysis of Orhan Pamuk’s work. The contributors establish Pamuk as a universal author whose contributions to the genre of novel have not only enriched our understanding of modern Turkish literature, but have generated discussions on national identity.

Reviews

“Nilgun Anadolu-Okur’s superior craftsmanship in the present volume indicates a growing interest in appreciation and understanding of world literatures as comparative literary analysis . . .” – Prof. Talat S. Halman, Bilkent University

“The volume deserves praise not only for its judicious readings of the texts, but also for initiating a sophisticated appraisal of Pamuk in the English- speaking world.” – Prof. Jale Parla, Bilgi University

Table of Contents

Foreword(s)
by Talat S. Halman
by Jale Parla
Preface
Acknowledgements
Introduction
The Black Book: An Ekphrastic Landscape -Ece Aykol
My Name is Red: a Miniaturist’s Novel -Sooyong Kim
Images of Isolation in The Silent House -Michael McGaha
Youth, Masculinity and the Shattering of Sight in Snow - Bede Greig Roselli
Photographs and Phantoms: Orhan Pamuk’s Monochrome Memories -Graeme Gilloch
A Melancholic Postmodern Mock-hero In the Middle of Political Carnivalesque Madness: The Journalist-poet Ka in Snow -A. Didem Uslu
Bibliography
Index