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Aziz Nesin (born Mehmet Nusret, 20 December 1915 – 6 July 1995) was a Turkish writer, humorist and the author of more than 100 books. [1]

43 relations: Akbaba (periodical), Alevism, Autobiography, Çeşme, İzmir, Boğaziçi University, Bursa, Censorship in Turkey, Crimean Tatars, Hürriyet, Heybeliada, Human rights in Turkey, Humorist, Islam, Istanbul, Kenan Evren, Milet Books, Ministry of Culture and Tourism (Turkey), Nasreddin, National Security Service (Turkey), Ottoman Empire, Periodical literature, Prince Islands, Pseudonym, Salman Rushdie, Satire, Sivas, Sivas massacre, Socialism, Surname Law, Talât Sait Halman, The New York Times, The Satanic Verses, Today's Zaman, Turkish language, Turkish people, Turkish Writers' Union, University of Texas Press, 1980 Turkish coup d'état, 1991 in literature, 2000 in literature, 2001 in literature, 2002 in literature.

Akbaba (periodical)

Akbaba was a former satire and humor magazine published in Turkey.

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Alevism (Alevîlik or Anadolu Alevîliği/Alevileri, also called Qizilbash, or Shī‘ah Imāmī-Tasawwufī Ṭarīqah, or Shīʿah-ī Bāṭen’īyyah) is a syncretic, heterodox, and local tradition, whose adherents follow the mystical (''bāṭenī'') teachings of Ali, the Twelve Imams, and a descendant—the 13th century Alevi saint Haji Bektash Veli.

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An autobiography (from the Greek, αὐτός-autos self + βίος-bios life + γράφειν-graphein to write) is a self-written account of the life of oneself.

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Çeşme is a coastal town and the administrative centre of the district of the same name in Turkey's westernmost end, on a promontory on the tip of the peninsula that also carries the same name and that extends inland to form a whole with the wider Karaburun Peninsula.

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İzmir is a metropolitan city in the western extremity of Anatolia and the third most populous city in Turkey, after Istanbul and Ankara.

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Boğaziçi University

Boğaziçi University (also known as Bosphorus University, Boğaziçi Üniversitesi, "Boğaziçi" literally meaning Bosphorus in Turkish) is a major research university located on the European side of the Bosphorus strait in Istanbul, Turkey.

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Bursa is a large city in Turkey, located in northwestern Anatolia, within the Marmara Region.

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Censorship in Turkey

Censorship in Turkey is regulated by domestic and international legislation, the latter (in theory) taking precedence over domestic law, according to Article 90 of the Constitution of Turkey (so amended in 2004).

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Crimean Tatars

Crimean Tatars or Crimeans (Crimean Tatar: Qırımtatarlar, qırımlar, Kırım Tatarları, Крымские Татары, крымцы, Кримськi Татари, кримцi) are a Turkic ethnic group that formed in the Crimean Peninsula during the 13th–17th centuries, primarily from the Turkic tribes that moved to the land now known as Crimea in Eastern Europe from the Asian steppes beginning in the 10th century, with contributions from the pre-Cuman population of Crimea.

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Hürriyet (Liberty) is one of the major Turkish newspapers, founded in 1948.

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Heybeliada or Heybeli Ada (Χάλκη, Halki) is the second largest of the Prince Islands in the Sea of Marmara, near Istanbul.

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Human rights in Turkey

Human rights in Turkey are protected by a variety of international law treaties, which take precedence over domestic legislation, according to Article 90 of the 1982 Constitution.

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A humorist (British English: humourist) is an intellectual who uses humor in writing or public speaking.

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IslamThere are ten pronunciations of Islam in English, differing in whether the first or second syllable has the stress, whether the s is or, and whether the a is pronounced, or (when the stress is on the first syllable) (Merriam Webster).

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Istanbul (or or; İstanbul), historically known as Constantinople and Byzantium, is the most populous city in Turkey and the country's economic, cultural, and historic center.

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Kenan Evren

Ahmet Kenan Evren (17 July 1917 – 9 May 2015) was a Turkish military officer who was the seventh President of Turkey from 1980 to 1989.

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Milet Books

Milet Books is a London publishing company that specialises in dictionaries and dual-language children’s literature.

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Ministry of Culture and Tourism (Turkey)

The Ministry of Culture and Tourism (Kültür ve Turizm Bakanlığı) is a government ministry of the Republic of Turkey, responsible for culture and tourism affairs in Turkey.

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Nasreddin or Nasreddin Hodja was a Seljuq satirical Sufi, born in Hortu Village in Sivrihisar, Eskişehir Province, present-day Turkey and died in 13th century in Akşehir, near Konya, a capital of the Seljuk Sultanate of Rum, in today's Turkey.

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National Security Service (Turkey)

The National Security Service (Milli Emniyet Hizmeti, MEH, but known as MAH) was the governmental intelligence organization of Turkey between 1926 and 1965, when it was replaced by the National Intelligence Organization (Millî İstihbarat Teşkilâtı, MİT).

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Ottoman Empire

The Ottoman Empire (دولت عليه عثمانیه,, literally The Exalted Ottoman State; Modern Turkish: Osmanlı İmparatorluğu or Osmanlı Devleti), also historically known in Western Europe as the Turkish Empire"The Ottoman Empire-also known in Europe as the Turkish Empire" or simply Turkey, was a state that controlled much of Southeast Europe, Western Asia and North Africa between the 14th and early 20th centuries.

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Periodical literature

Periodical literature (also called a periodical publication or simply a periodical) is a published work that appears in a new edition on a regular schedule.

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Prince Islands

The Prince Islands (Πριγκηπονήσια, Prens Adaları, alternatively written as Princes' Islands in which the "princes" are plural (meaning "Islands of the Princes"); or Kızıl Adalar ("Red Islands") in Turkish); officially just Adalar ("Islands"), are an archipelago off the coast of Istanbul, Turkey, in the Sea of Marmara.

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A pseudonym or alias is a name that a person or group assumes for a particular purpose, which can differ from their first or true name (orthonym).

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Salman Rushdie

Sir Ahmed Salman Rushdie (born 19 June 1947) is a British Indian novelist and essayist.

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Satire is a genre of literature, and sometimes graphic and performing arts, in which vices, follies, abuses, and shortcomings are held up to ridicule, ideally with the intent of shaming individuals, corporations, government, or society itself into improvement.

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Sivas (Latin and Greek: Sebastia, Sebastea, Sebasteia, Sebaste, Σεβάστεια, Σεβαστή) is a city in central Turkey and the seat of Sivas Province.

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Sivas massacre

The Sivas massacre (Sivas Katliamı, Madımak Katliamı) refers to the events of July 2, 1993, which resulted in the killing of 35 people, mostly Alevi intellectuals, and two hotel employees.

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Socialism is a range of economic and social systems characterised by social ownership and democratic control of the means of production as well as the political theories and movements associated with them.

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Surname Law

The Surname Law (Soyadı Kanunu) of the Republic of Turkey was adopted on June 21, 1934.

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Talât Sait Halman

Talât Sait Halman, GBE (July 7, 1931 – December 5, 2014) was a famous Turkish poet, translator and cultural historian.

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The New York Times

The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.

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The Satanic Verses

The Satanic Verses is Salman Rushdie's fourth novel, first published in 1988 and inspired in part by the life of Muhammad, the prophet of Islam.

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Today's Zaman

Today's Zaman (Zaman is Turkish for 'time' or 'age') was an English-language daily newspaper based in Turkey.

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Turkish language

Turkish, also referred to as Istanbul Turkish, is the most widely spoken of the Turkic languages, with around 10–15 million native speakers in Southeast Europe (mostly in East and Western Thrace) and 60–65 million native speakers in Western Asia (mostly in Anatolia).

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Turkish people

Turkish people or the Turks (Türkler), also known as Anatolian Turks (Anadolu Türkleri), are a Turkic ethnic group and nation living mainly in Turkey and speaking Turkish, the most widely spoken Turkic language.

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Turkish Writers' Union

Türkiye Yazarlar Sendikası (TYS - Turkish Writers' Union) is a trade union for writers in Turkey.

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University of Texas Press

The University of Texas Press (or UT Press) is a university press that is part of the University of Texas at Austin.

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1980 Turkish coup d'état

The 12 September 1980 Turkish coup d'état (12 Eylül Darbesi), headed by Chief of the General Staff General Kenan Evren, was the third coup d'état in the history of the Republic, the previous having been the 1960 coup and the 1971 "Coup by Memorandum".

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1991 in literature

This article presents lists of the literary events and publications in 1991.

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2000 in literature

This article presents lists of the literary events and publications in 2000.

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2001 in literature

This article presents lists of the literary events and publications in 2001.

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2002 in literature

This article presents lists of the literary events and publications in 2002.

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Dog Tails, Hayri the Barber Surnâmé, Istanbul Boy, Laugh or Lament, Laugh or Lament: Selected Short Stories, Mehmet Nusret, Memoirs of an Exile, Nesin, Aziz, Out of the Way! Socialism's Coming, Socialism Is Coming: Stand Aside, The Dance of the Eagle and the Fish, The Tales of Nasrettin Hoca, Turkish Stories from Four Decades.


[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aziz_Nesin

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