9781597843812

Tales from Nasreddin Hodja

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  • ISBN13:

    9781597843812

  • ISBN10:

    1597843814

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2015-10-07
  • Publisher: Tughra Books
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Summary

Nasreddin Hodja is known as a symbol of wit and wisdom who lived in the Seljuq era Turkey. His impact throughout the Middle East and Central Asia is visible in hundreds of anecdotes told and retold where Nasreddin Hodja either appears as a philosopher/judge or an ordinary folk challenging common stereotypes of his time. His jokes are important for their educational value as they often teach or emphasize an important moral principle. This book is a collection of these stories for young readers who like to get to know Nasreddin Hodja.

Author Biography

Cengiz Demir is a specialist on Turkish literature. He has published various books in Turkish culture and literature. He lives in Istanbul, Turkey.

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