Ahmet Hamdi Tanpınar





Ahmet Hamdi Tanpınar

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born
in İstanbul, Turkey
June 23, 1901

died
January 24, 1962

gender
male

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Tanpınar was born in Istanbul on 23 June 1901. His father was a judge, Hüseyin Fikri Efendi. Tanpınar's mother died at Mosul, when Tanpınar was thirteen. Because his father's vocation required frequent relocation, Tanpınar continued his education in several different cities, including Istanbul, Sinop, Siirt, Kirkuk, and Antalya. After quitting veterinary college, he resumed his educational career at the Faculty of Literature at Istanbul University, which he completed in 1923. As a literature teacher, he taught at high schools in Erzurum (1923–1924), Konya, Ankara, the Educational Institute of Gazi and the Fine Arts Academy. At the Fine Arts Academy, besides teaching literature, Tanpınar taught in branches of aesthetics in arts, history of a...more


Average rating: 4.29 · 3,396 ratings · 140 reviews · 22 distinct works · Similar authors
Saatleri Ayarlama Enstitüsü
4.44 of 5 stars 4.44 avg rating — 1,864 ratings — published 1961 — 21 editions
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Huzur
4.24 of 5 stars 4.24 avg rating — 724 ratings — published 1948 — 17 editions
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Beş Şehir
3.79 of 5 stars 3.79 avg rating — 261 ratings — published 1946 — 4 editions
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Mahur Beste
4.04 of 5 stars 4.04 avg rating — 148 ratings — published 1975 — 2 editions
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Hikâyeler
4.14 of 5 stars 4.14 avg rating — 101 ratings — published 1983 — 3 editions
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Bütün Şiirleri
4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 71 ratings — published 1961 — 2 editions
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Sahnenin Dışındakiler
3.98 of 5 stars 3.98 avg rating — 63 ratings — published 1970 — 2 editions
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19. Asır Türk Edebiyatı Tarihi
4.64 of 5 stars 4.64 avg rating — 45 ratings — published 1946 — 2 editions
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Edebiyat Üzerine Makaleler
4.52 of 5 stars 4.52 avg rating — 33 ratings — published 1969 — 3 editions
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Aydaki Kadın
3.76 of 5 stars 3.76 avg rating — 25 ratings — published 2009
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“Yıldızlar birbiriyle konuşabilir, insan insanla konuşamaz.”
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“Vücutlarımız, birbirimize en kolay vereceğimiz şeydir; asıl mesele, hayatımızı verebilmektir. Baştan aşağı bir aşkın olabilmek, bir aynanın içine iki kişi girip, oradan tek bir ruh olarak çıkmaktır!”
Ahmet Hamdi Tanpınar, Huzur