Ankara, Turkey

Contributors: Müesser Yenıay
Ankara, Turkey

« When you love a city and have explored it frequently on foot, your body, not to mention your soul, gets to know the streets so'll discover your legs carrying you of their own accord toward one of your favourite promontories. »  —Orhan Pamuk, "My Name is Red"

When we look back at Turkish women’s poetry of the Ottoman period, we also read an historical process. In Ottoman times, as it is known, women were not in the social arena at all. They could not be educated in...

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