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City of Rocks, castles, bridges, minarets: Hasankeyf

With its natural, historical and architectural features Hasankeyf is very different from the many ruins in Anatolia, for example, the Eastern Roman ruins. As Archaeological News said, it is a unique settlement. However, the structures in Hasankeyf are not durable enough to overcome the flooding. Hasankeyf, which hosted ancient civilizations, is anxiously waiting for a… Continue reading City of Rocks, castles, bridges, minarets: Hasankeyf

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First Person Point of View in “The Black Cat” by Edgar Allan Poe

Edgar Allan Poe & His Works and Narration Edgar Allan Poe, who is popular for his gothic stories, is known as one of the best user of  “ Unreliable Narrator[1] ” thanks to his famous stories which have a first person narrator. “The Black Cat” was published in 1843 in the Saturday Evening Post which… Continue reading First Person Point of View in “The Black Cat” by Edgar Allan Poe

Review · Theatre reviews

Hamlet Machine

Heiner Müller’s Hamlet Machine Heiner Müller’s Hamlet Machine, created significant impact and change in dramaturgy and performance in the European theatre, is based on Shakespeare's masterpiece, Hamlet, and built on the past efforts of reckoning. General idea was the bloody history of Europe, which underwent two consecutive world wars. This history, is located across the… Continue reading Hamlet Machine

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Yıldız Ibrahimova and Tanini Trio

Yıldız Ibrahimova and Tanini Trio On October 22,2014, I had the pleasure of hearing Yıldız Ibrahimova with Tanini Trio at Kültür University. Yıldız Ibrahimova, one of the most popular jazz singers in Europe, is a Bulgarian singer of Turkish ancestry. Tanini Trio consists of Tahir Aydoğdu on the canon, Bilgi Canaz on the ney and… Continue reading Yıldız Ibrahimova and Tanini Trio