publication . Other literature type . Article . 2011 . Embargo end date: 01 Jan 2011

Gibt es ein "Genre" "Noir" in der türkischen Literatur? : Bemerkungen zu einem weiteren Problem der Genre-Bestimmung

Scharlipp, W;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2011
  • Publisher: Verlag Peter Lang
  • Country: Switzerland
This article discusses the French word “noir” used as a literary term. As an imitation of its use in the expression “Film noir” it is nowadays mainly used in order to describe a certain kind of crime literature, while it denotes a certain kind of novel of social criticism in French that has a connec¬tion to crime. But in both cases, concerning film as well as literature, there is no clear definition which makes it difficult, if not impossible, to use it as a scientific term, for instance for certain genres or sub-genres. We will concentrate on some examples of Turkish literature that have been called “noir” literature during the last few years, as this term has ...
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