Author: Melih Cevdet Anday

Melih Cevdet Anday (1915-2002), Turkish poet and writer who was one of the forefront poets of the Garip movement, together with Orhan Veli and Oktay Rifat, in the 1940s. He graduated from Ankara Gazi High School and studied law at the Ankara University, Law School, but did not graduate. He went to Belgium to study sociology but was interrupted by the Second World War. Upon his return to Turkey, he started working as a consultant for the Ministry of Education. He also worked as a journalist and wrote several articles for Akşam and Cumhuriyet newspapers. During a career that spanned six and a half decades, Melih Cevdet Anday published eleven collections of poems, eight plays, eight novels, and fifteen collections of essays as well as a book of memoirs.

Silent Stones: Selected Poems Of Melih Cevdet Anday
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Silent Stones: Selected Poems Of Melih Cevdet Anday

Talisman House, Publishers

Poetry. Winner of the Meral Divitçi Prize for Turkish Poetry in Translation. "One of three poets constituting the pivotal Garip movement in Turkish poetry, [... later] Anday turned to the West, particularly to the Modernists. His poetry until the ni...

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