Who is Şaksiper and what is his work? A brochure published many years ago
that was its name. Its author, whose name unfortunately I cannot remember anymore, is the famous English writer.
It described its author in a small but dense brochure of 15-20 pages. There was even a picture of “Şaksiper” on the cover of the booklet.
The effort to write a foreword covering Oğuz Atay’s life and works seems to me as pathetic and strange as that of this “anonymous” researcher. In fact, Oğuz Atay himself, as well as many institutions,
He trashed the “prefaces” and destroyed them. As you will read in detail a little later, he says the following in Tutunamayanlar:
“’His life and works’. I never get tired of reading these over and over again. While reading each book of the author, I come across his ‘Life and Works’ again.
comes out. I’m reading it again and again. I act as if I didn’t know ‘His Life and Works’ before: to get excited all over again. However, the lack of unity among writers tires me out. At least those who write the forewords should meet once a year and share common ideas among themselves.
principles should be determined. The situation today is regrettable. You see a writer,
It is very difficult to put words together. He can’t form sentences. That’s what he says