Maria Siakalli: Women's Literature in modern Turkey

By Maria Siakalli, Sat 26 November 2016, in category Recordings


Maria Siakalli: Women’s Literature in modern Turkey

The configuration of woman identity in Turkish Literature is very much related to the political, economic and cultural development and transform that took place in the country. Most of the modern female authors refuse to treat woman as an inferior gender and is observing her in the framework of her human side and her gender. Today the woman in Turkish Literature begun to resist to the oppression against her and started deciding for herself. Yet in order to do that she will have to fight with the injustices of the patriarchal society. It may be said that nowadays in Turkish Literature the lead belongs to the women authors.

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