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Essays & Analysis (8)

570 words, approx. 2 pages
In the following review, Rubin criticizes The New Life for lacking narrative cohesion and an engaging storyline. Orhan Pamuk's most recent novel, The New Life, was a record-breaking best-seller... Read more
1,223 words, approx. 5 pages
In the following review, Tuten faults The New Life for overindulging in plot contrivances and “belabored” allegorical elements. Under the sway of romances and tales of chivalry, Don Quix... Read more
1,357 words, approx. 5 pages
In the following review, Wright commends The New Life as an engaging novel of ideas that serves as an allegory for modern Turkey. In A History of Reading, Alberto Manguel observes that reading links t... Read more
768 words, approx. 3 pages
In the following review, Emck comments on the overriding theme of “spiritual yearning in ideology-led times” in The New Life, calling the novel “a satire on the mystique of transf... Read more
337 words, approx. 2 pages
In the following review, Paddy praises The New Life for its postmodern examination of literature and its emphasis on contemporary Turkish culture. Have you ever read a book that was so overwhelming, s... Read more
2,243 words, approx. 8 pages
In the following essay, Gün responds to criticisms of her use of idiomatic American English in her translation of The New Life. Gün argues that British reviewers are critical of translat... Read more
1,907 words, approx. 7 pages
In the following interview, Pamuk discusses issues of Turkish identity, the critical reception of his novels in Turkey and abroad, and modern Turkish politics. Orhan Pamuk is perhaps Turkey's l... Read more
2,000 words, approx. 7 pages
In the following interview, Pamuk discusses his writing career, the critical reception of his novels in Turkey, and his views on Turkish politics. Orhan Pamuk is nothing if not ambitious. All he wante... Read more