100 Modern Turkish Poems
This is a selection of modern Turkish poetry that conveys in faithful tranlastions the full spectrum of Turkish humour, intellect, love, politics and social justice. It contains stirring selection representing the revolutionary romanticism of Nazım Hikmet and the passionate wisodm of Fazıl Dağlarca - as well as the rebellious spirit and diversity of the social realists and young poets.
Since 1923, when the Turkish Republic came into being, poetry has launched new ideologies and aesthetic values. Featuring a wide variety of the poetry that is the lifeblood of Turkish society, the poems reveal the soul of a nation.