REFİK HALİD KARAY’S CRITICAL WRITINGS ABOUT ART AND LITERATURE
Refik Halid Karay is one of the most preeminent novelists and story writers of Turkish literature. His many works were studied by various academicians. Nevertheless his writings about art and literature
theories, as far as we know, are not studied yet.
Refik Halid Karay manifested his opinions about art and literature theories and national culture issue mostly in articles he published in the years between 1940 and 1944. In these articles he expressed his thoughts connected with the essential problems of art such as qualification of artworks, artists’ social role, innovations in art, permanency of artwork etc.
In this article we studied Refik Halid’s that kind of articles which published in the newspaper Tan and tried to identify his thoughts about art and literature theories.
New Turkish literature, Refik Halid Karay, Tan newspaper.