Halid Ziya Uşaklıgil





Halid Ziya Uşaklıgil

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born
in İstanbul, Turkey
January 01, 1867

died
March 27, 1945

gender
male

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Halid Ziya Uşaklıgil was born in Istanbul in 1865. He went to primary school and then attended the secondary school Fatih Rustiyesi in the same city. His family moved to Izmir in 1879. He completed his secondary education in Izmir attending the school which now is known as Izmir Atatürk Lisesi. He later attended a Christian school to learn French where he completed his first translation works.

Uşaklıgil founded the newspaper Hizmet in 1886. After 1896 his works were published in the Turkish literary journal Servet-i fünûn, known for its adoption of European literary styles.

When his novel Kırık Hayatlar (Broken Lives) was censored by the Ottoman Regime in 1901 he stopped publishing novels. Broken Lives could only be published in 1923 after th...more


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“Ah, neler hissediyorum da tahlil edemiyorum. Bir şey yazmak, o duyguların içinden bir şey çıkarmak istiyorum ama bir kere ne yazmak istediğimi tayın edebilsem. Şurada-beynini gösteriyordu- bir şey var, bir şey duyuyorum ama rüyalarda tutulamayan şekiller gibi parmaklarımın arasından kaçıyor.”
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