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Obituary: Yasar Kemal 2 mars 2015

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The Guardian (UK) Monday, March 2, 2015, p. 39

David Barchard

Turkish writer best known for his novel Memed, My Hawk. The Turkish writer Yasar Kemal, who has died aged 91, found fame after the publication of his first novel, Ince Memed (1955), translated into English as Memed, My Hawk (1961). (suite…)

Yasar Kemal, Master Turkish Novelist and Strident Political Critic, Is Dead 1 mars 2015

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The New York Times (USA) Sunday, March 1, 2015, p. A 22
Obituary

By Stephen Kinzer

Yasar Kemal, the master storyteller who repeatedly clashed with the Turkish state while emerging as his country’s first novelist of global stature, died on Saturday in Istanbul, according to Turkey’s state-run news agency, Anadolu. (suite…)

‘Censorship and art do not mix’ 14 février 2014

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The Daily Star (Lebanon) Friday, February 14, 2014, p. 16

India Stoughton, Beirut

Three artists from the MENA region received international recognition for their work to advance freedom of expression this month, including Lebanese playwright Lucien Bourjeily. (suite…)