Ahmet Muhip Dıranas


Ahmet Muhip Dıranas

Infobox Writer
name = Ahmet Muhip Dıranas


caption = Ahmet Muhip Dıranas
birthdate = 1909
birthplace = Sinop, Ottoman Empire
deathdate = June 27, death year and age|1980|1909
deathplace = Ankara, Turkey
occupation = Playwright, poet, author

Ahmet Muhip Dıranas (1909 – June 27, 1980) was a leading Turkish poet and author.

Biography

He was born in Sinop, Ottoman Empire in 1909. Having completed his primary education in Sinop, he moved to Ankara and graduated from Ankara High School. Then he went to Istanbul for a university degree and studied philosophy at Istanbul University. He returned to Ankara in 1938. He worked as a director in CHP headquarters. Having completed his military service, he continued his career as a publication director in the Society for the Protection of Children ( _tr. Çocuk Esirgeme Kurumu) in Ankara.

Bibliography

;Poetry:
* "Şiirler" (1974)
* "Kırık Saz" (1975)

;Plays:
* "Gölgeler" (1947)
* "O Böyle İstemezdi" (1948)

;Translated plays:
* "Aptal" (1940 - translated from Dostoevski's "Idiot")

;Research:
* "Fransa'da Müstakil Resim" (1937 - with Cahit Sıtkı Tarancı)

ee also

* List of contemporary Turkish poets

References

* Culture and Tourism Ministry of Turkey - [http://www.kultur.gov.tr/TR/BelgeGoster.aspx?F6E10F8892433CFFA79D6F5E6C1B43FF650F71462C1ACF13 "Biography of Ahmet Muhip Dıranas"] tr icon
* Ykykultur.com.tr - [http://www.ykykultur.com.tr/yazar/yazar.asp?id=472 "Biography and bibliography of Ahmet Muhip Dıranas"] tr icon

External links

* [http://siirgen.org/siir/a/ahmet_muhip_dranas/index.html Ahmet Muhip Dıranas - "On his life and poetry"]


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