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Nergis Ertürk

in Grammatology and Literary Modernity in Turkey

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199746682
eISBN:
9780199918775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199746682.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Chapter One begins by tracing the displacement of the classical Ottoman discursive network and the emergence of Ottoman Turkish as a “telecommunications technology” in the second half of the ... More


The Teaching of the Turkish Language and Ottoman Culture in Egyptian Schools

Ekmeleddin İhsanoğlu

in The Turks in Egypt and their Cultural Legacy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9789774163975
eISBN:
9781617971051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774163975.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

In Muhammad Ali’s military and civilian schools, the initial language of instruction was Turkish. Subjects included military science, engineering, and mathematics. Comprehensive school systems were ... More


The Turkish Language and Ottoman Culture at the Palace and among the Aristocracy

Ekmeleddin İhsanoğlu

in The Turks in Egypt and their Cultural Legacy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9789774163975
eISBN:
9781617971051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774163975.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

During the reigns of Muhammad Ali, his son Ibrahim Pasha, and his grandson Khedive Ismail, Turkish language and culture were fostered in Egypt via several routes: Trained personnel immigrated from ... More


Conclusion: On the Literary Common

Nergis Ertürk

in Grammatology and Literary Modernity in Turkey

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199746682
eISBN:
9780199918775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199746682.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, World Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The conclusion suggests that if the history of Turkish phonocentrism is in some sense a “mad” attempt to control communicability, Tanpınar’s, Safa’s, and Nâzım’s work recasts that history for the ... More


Turks in the Egyptian Administration and the Turkish Language as a Language of Administration

Ekmeleddin İhsanoğlu

in The Turks in Egypt and their Cultural Legacy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9789774163975
eISBN:
9781617971051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774163975.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Muhammad Ali established Turkish as the language of government administration in Egypt. However, since Arabic remained the language of most Egyptians, a class of bilingual bureaucrats developed, and ... More


The Turks in Egypt and their Cultural Legacy

Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9789774163975
eISBN:
9781617971051
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774163975.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Though Egypt was ruled by Turkish-speakers through most of the period from the ninth century until 1952, the impact of Turkish culture there remains under-studied. This book deals with the period ... More


Turks and the Turkish Language in the Egyptian Army

Ekmeleddin İhsanoğlu

in The Turks in Egypt and their Cultural Legacy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9789774163975
eISBN:
9781617971051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774163975.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

While the upper officers in Muhammad Ali’s army spoke Turkish, the majority of the Egyptian soldiers spoke only Arabic. Schools were founded to train Egyptian officers, using textbooks translated ... More


The Numbers of Turks in Egypt and Their Status within Egyptian Society

Ekmeleddin İhsanoğlu

in The Turks in Egypt and their Cultural Legacy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9789774163975
eISBN:
9781617971051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774163975.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

In the early nineteenth century, there were 20,000–30,000 Turks in Egypt out of a total population of about 3 million. Turkish speakers comprised the majority of the royal family of Muhammad Ali, ... More


Reviving Virgil in Turkish

Ekin Öyken and Çiğdem Dürüsken

in Virgil and his Translators

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198810810
eISBN:
9780191847950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198810810.003.0013
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The Turkish reception of Virgil has a colourful history that started mainly during the decline of the multi-ethnic Ottoman Empire in the late nineteenth century. This may seem typical of Virgil’s ... More


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