Duymaz, Ali
June 2009
Balikesir University Journal of Social Sciences Institute;Jun2009, Vol. 12 Issue 21, p413
Academic Journal
Bases of Research: Especially in Europe, epics have an important role in the construction of the nation. Re-written epics are very important in the process of nation needs heroes of society and to creat a hero and the formation of cultural identity. Purpose of Research: In this paper, connection of epics with the nation process and rewriting process of Turkish epics and Ömer Seyfettin's efforts of writing Turkish epic were examined. Resources of Data: Works about Turkish epics and Ömer Seyfettin. Discussion and Conclusion: Omer Seyfettin such as Ziya Gökalp and M. Fuat Köprülü was closely followed in European cultural studies and was considered the Turks also, just like Troy, and Odysseus, as Kalevela need is a national epic, so defended should be written a great Turkish epic and made some attempts in this direction.


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