Poet and writer
(b. 1887, İstanbul – d. 26 October 1967). He completed his graduate education
in Thessalonica (1906). He left
He published his articles in the reviews Hüsn ve Şiir (Manastır, 1910), Servet-i Fünûn, Aşiyan, Halka Doğru (1914-15), Yeni Mecmua (1917-18), Türkiyat, Hayat except the review Genç Kalemler that he was editor. He used the pen name Yekta Bahri in his polemics. He wrote his poems with prosody meter firstly but then he used syllabic meter when he adopted the National Literature movement. He is known for his researches on literature history more than his poetry.
POETRY: Geçtiğimiz Yol (The Way That We Passed, 1918).
STUDY-RESEARCH: Millî Ede–biyat Meselesi ve Cenab Beyle Münakaşalarım (National Literature Issue and My Disccussions with Cenab Bey, 1918), Epope ve Edebî Nevilerle Mesleklere Dair Malumat (Information on Sorts and Jobs of Literature and Epopee, 1927), Türk Edebiyatı Antolojisi (Anthology of Turkish Literature, 1931), Ömer Seyfettin / Hayatı ve Eserleri (Ömer Seyfettin / Life and Works, 1935), Naima Tarihi (History of Naima), Leyla ile Mecnun (Leyla and Mecnun).