Ahmet Hamdi Tanpınar





Ahmet Hamdi Tanpınar

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born
in İstanbul, Turkey
June 23, 1901

died
January 24, 1962

gender
male

genre

influences


About this author

Ahmet Hamdi Tanpınar (23 June 1901 - 24 January 1962) was one of the most important modern novelists and essayists of Turkish literature. He was also a member of the Turkish parliament (the Grand National Assembly of Turkey) between 1942 and 1946.

Tanpınar was born in Istanbul on 23 June 1901. His father was a judge, Hüseyin Fikri Efendi. Hüseyin Fikri Efendi was Georgian from Maçahel. 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, wh
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4.42 of 5 stars 4.42 avg rating — 3,171 ratings — published 1961 — 30 editions
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Beş Şehir
3.76 of 5 stars 3.76 avg rating — 378 ratings — published 1946 — 4 editions
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4.17 of 5 stars 4.17 avg rating — 127 ratings — published 1983 — 3 editions
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3.96 of 5 stars 3.96 avg rating — 94 ratings — published 1970 — 2 editions
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Bütün Şiirleri
3.98 of 5 stars 3.98 avg rating — 90 ratings — published 1961 — 2 editions
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19. Asır Türk Edebiyatı Tarihi
4.64 of 5 stars 4.64 avg rating — 50 ratings — published 1946 — 2 editions
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3.75 of 5 stars 3.75 avg rating — 36 ratings — published 1987 — 2 editions
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Edebiyat Üzerine Makaleler
4.47 of 5 stars 4.47 avg rating — 40 ratings — published 1969 — 3 editions
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More books by Ahmet Hamdi Tanpınar…
“Yıldızlar birbiriyle konuşabilir, insan insanla konuşamaz.”
Ahmet Hamdi Tanpınar, Saatleri Ayarlama Enstitüsü

“Saatin kendisi mekan , yürüyüşü zaman , ayarı insandır...”
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“Belki bu iyi gelir!" diyordum. Elbette birinden biri iyi gelecek ve ben de etrafımdakilere benzeycektim. Muhakkak benzemeliydim. Benzemezsem yaşamak çok güçtü.”
Ahmet Hamdi Tanpınar, Saatleri Ayarlama Enstitüsü

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