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Arts: Poets and Poetry: Turkey
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Turkish poetry poetry poetry can be considered according to different periods or moods; among these are classical poetry poetry poetry (known as divan poetry poetry poetry), as well as folk, religious or mystic (known as tekke poetry poetry poetry), and modern or contemporary poetry poetry poetry. In this frame-work, several scholars have discussed the social roles, creative inspirations, and cultural importance of poets and poetry poetry poetry (Andrews 1985, Holbrook 1990, 1993, 1994, Silay 1994). In divan poetry poetry poetry, the forms, themes, and aesthetic dimensi…

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Birkalan-Gedik, Hande A., “Arts: Poets and Poetry: Turkey”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 15 September 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_EWICCOM_0293i>
First published online: 2009



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