Васьків, Микола Степанович (2021) RECEPTION OF NASIMI’S WORK BY ORHAN PAMUK IN “THE BLACK BOOK” International conference on ottoman empire studies in three continents: Proceedings book. Istanbul, 2021.. pp. 338-342.

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Two years ago, in 2019, according to UNESCO, the entire world celebrated the 650th anniversary of the birth of the prominent Azerbaijani poet Seyid Imadeddin Nasimi. In Azerbaijan, 2019 was declared as the “Year of Nasimi.”. Translations of works by the Azerbaijani classic and collections of studies of his works have been published in different countries. Moreover, it is important to mention the comprehension of Nasimi’s work by Orhan Pamuk in The Black Book. The Turkish writer is well acquainted with the theory of Hurufism, and connection with the work of Nasimi. However, it seems more important to go beyond hurufism, to extend its principles of symbolism to different areas. The desire and opportunity of knowing the world, to discover secrets, truths through objects, phenomena of material existence, especially through speech and writing, through reading the hidden semantics of tokens - this is what attracts Pamuk in the works of the Azerbaijani poet, without any close attachment to religion – mystical isolation, or orthodoxy. Pamuk borrows some ideas from Nasimi (as well as Naimi) and unfolds in The Black Book. It is clear that Pamuk’s postmodern (or even post-postmodern) vision does not mean that such a symbolist interpretation of these theses (in The Black Book they are linked into the system, asserted as a methodology of knowing oneself and the world) is the only correct one. However, the writer, albeit ironic, gives these ideas a system of universal historiosophical character.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Сontemporary Turkish literature, Orhan Pamuk, “The Black Book”, comparative studies, reception, intertextuality.
Subjects: Це архівна тематика Київського університету імені Бориса Грінченка > Статті у журналах > Наукові (входять до інших наукометричних баз, крім перерахованих, мають ISSN, DOI, індекс цитування)
Divisions: Це архівні підрозділи Київського університету імені Бориса Грінченка > Факультет журналістики > Кафедра журналістика та нових медіа
Depositing User: професор Микола Степанович Васьків
Date Deposited: 19 Nov 2021 09:52
Last Modified: 19 Nov 2021 12:13

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