1970'li ve 80'li Kıbrıslı Türk şiirinde kimlik ve mekan algısı
AuthorMüezzin, Cemay H.
PublisherΠανεπιστήμιο Κύπρου, Σχολή Ανθρωπιστικών Επιστημών / University of Cyprus, Faculty of Humanities
Place of publicationΚύπρος
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The thesis that is titled “The Concept Of Identity and Place In Turkish Cypriot Poetry Of The 1970s and 80s”, deals with the Turkish-Cypriot poets, who during the 1974 war which resulted in the separation of the island of Cyprus, were either young children or youngsters, some of which participated in the war. In first part subject, methodology of work, and purpose are given. One of the main purpose of this thesis is to display the conditions of this poetry period and to show how the Pierre Nora’s “Memory Place” theory was formed in their poems. Second part is associated with theoretical aspects of cultural memory, idendity, place, and Turkish-Cypriot literature history. In last part, poems are analized according to their gramatical, semantical and semiologic elements. The transformation of space, migration and its subjects, the concept of identity, objects as places of memory, women-children-youngsters as a victim of war, and the never lived love are the main themes and topics of the thesis. Poetry of this period, are considered to be militan and ideologic. The ten poets, who rejected the seperation of Cyprus, breaks its relationship with the past and became representatives of an autonomous literature. In their peace-talking verses, readers can encounter with social-political and historical past of the motherland and Cyprus issue.