Writer (b. 1885,
İstanbul - d. 1921, Switzerland). After completing his primary and
secondary education in İzmir, he came to İstanbul and graduated from the Civil
Service School (1908). He worked as a French and literature teacher at
He was one of the founders of the “Dawn of The New Age Movement”. His articles were published in the review Servet-i Fünûn and in Rübab, which he published (1912). He wrote in almost all genres of literature except poetry. He was mainly known for his theater plays with Tahsin Nahit and his research on the history of literature with Fuat Köprülü.
Fırtına, Aralarında (The Tempest, Between Them, two plays and four short stories, 1910), Çıkmaz Sokak (Blind Alley, 1911), Kırık Muhafaza (Broken Guard, 1911), Kösem Sultan (Kösem Sultan, with Tahsin Nahit.).
RESEARCH: Tarih-i Edebiyat-ı Osmaniye (History of the Literature of the Ottomans, 1910), Yeni Osmanlı Tarih-i Edebiyatı (The Literature of New Ottoman History, 1st volume, with Fuat Köprülü, 1916), Malumat-ı Edebiye (Knowledge of Literature, with Fuat Köprülü, 2 volumes, 1914-15), Abdulhak Hamit, Hayatı ve Sanatı (Abdulhak Hamit, His Life and Art, 1913), Osmanlılıkta Vahime-i Mesuliyet (The Imagination of Responsibility in the Ottomans, 1915).