Kudret Cevdet

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Kudret Cevdet


Born Feb. 7, 1907, in Istanbul. Turkish writer and literary scholar.

Upon graduating from the law school of the University of Istanbul in 1933, Kudret Cevdet practiced law. From 1934 to 1945 he taught literature in Turkish higher educational institutions. He began to publish in the 1930’s. In his collection of poems The First Act (1929), his play The Wolves (1933), and his novel Class Comrades (1943), he treats contemporary social problems. He is the author of a number of studies on Turkish literature and art, including The Short Story and Novel in Turkish Literature (1965–67) and Karagöz (1968–70).


Havada bulut yok, Romen. Istanbul, 1943.
Bugünki türkçemizle Dede Korkut hikâyeleri, vols. 1–3. Istanbul, 1970.


Necatigil, B. Edebiyatimizda isimler sözlüğü, vols. 1–7. Istanbul, 1972.
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