My Name Is Red

My Name Is Red How to Read ISBN 0571200478 Pages 417 î Orhan Pamuk
  • My Name Is Red
  • Paperback
  • 417
  • Orhan Pamuk
  • English
  • 22 April 2019
  • 0571200478

About the Author: Orhan Pamuk

My Name Is Red How to Read ISBN 0571200478 Pages 417 î Orhan Pamuk Orhan Pamuk was born in Istanbul in 1952 and grew up in a large family similar to those which he describes in his novels Cevdet Bey and His Sons and The Black Book, in the wealthy westernised district of Nisantasi As he writes in his autobiographical book Istanbul, from his childhood until the age of 22 he devoted himself largely to painting and dreamed of becoming an artist After graduating from the secular American Robert College in Istanbul, he studied architecture at Istanbul Technical University for three years, but abandoned the course when he gave up his ambition to become an architect and artist He went on to graduate in journalism from Istanbul University, but never worked as a journalist At the age of 23 Pamuk decided to become a novelist, and giving up everything else retreated into his flat and began to write.His first novel Cevdet Bey and His Sons was published seven years later in 1982 The novel is the story of three generations of a wealthy Istanbul family living in Nisantasi, Pamuk s own home district The novel was awarded both the Orhan Kemal and Milliyet literary prizes The following year Pamuk published his novel The Silent House, which in French translation won the 1991 Prix de la d couverte europ ene The White Castle 1985 about the frictions and friendship between a Venetian slave and an Ottoman scholar was published in English and many other languages from 1990 onwards, bringing Pamuk his first international fame The same year Pamuk went to America, where he was a visiting scholar at Columbia University in New York from 1985 to 1988 It was there that he wrote most of his novel The Black Book, in which the streets, past, chemistry and texture of Istanbul are described through the story of a lawyer seeking his missing wife This novel was published in Turkey in 1990, and the French translation won the Prix France Culture The Black Book enlarged Pamuk s fame both in Turkey and internationally as an author at once popular and experimental, and able to write about past and present with the same intensity In 1991 Pamuk s daughter R ya was born That year saw the production of a film Hidden Face, whose script by Pamuk was based on a one page story in The Black Book.His novel The New Life, about young university students influenced by a mysterious book, was published in Turkey in 1994 and became one of the most widely read books in Turkish literature My Name Is Red, about Ottoman and Persian artists and their ways of seeing and portraying the non western world, told through a love story and family story, was published in 1998 This novel won the French Prix du meilleur livre tranger, the Italian Grinzane Cavour 2002 and the International IMPAC Dublin literary award 2003 From the mid 1990s Pamuk took a critical stance towards the Turkish state in articles about human rights and freedom of thought, although he took little interest in politics Snow, which he describes as my first and last political novel was published in 2002 In this book set in the small city of Kars in northeastern Turkey he experimented with a new type of political novel , telling the story of violence and tension between political Islamists, soldiers, secularists, and Kurdish and Turkish nationalists Snow was selected as one of the best 100 books of 2004 by The New York Times In 1999 a selection of his articles on literature and culture written for newspapers and magazines in Turkey and abroad, together with a selection of writings from his private notebooks, was published under the title Other Colours Pamuk s most recent book, Istanbul, is a poetical work that is hard to classify, combining the author s early memoirs up to the age of 22, and an essay about the city of Istanbul, illustrated with photographs from his own album, and pictures by western painters and Turkish photographers.


î 009236E8 Ð How to Read Þ My Name Is Red BFC8B715 Arguably the best novel of Orhan Pamuk Set in Istanbul during the height of Ottoman power, this novel is a tribute to the art of painting as well as a fascinating murder mystery which will keep you hooked till the end The unusual narrative is felt with full force right from the start as you read the first chapter, starting with the voice of a corpse at the bottom of the well wondering who was the wretched man that killed him Then ensues a beautiful exploration of the 16th century Istanbul s Arguably the best novel of Orhan Pamuk Set in Istanbul during the height of Ottoman power, this novel is a tribute to the art of painting as well as a fascinating murder mystery which will keep you hooked till the end The unusual narrative is felt with full force right from the start as you read the first ch Arguably the best novel of Orhan Pamuk Set in Istanbul during the height of Ottoman power, this novel is a tribute to the art of painting as well as a fascinating murder mystery which will keep you hooked till the end The unusual narrative is felt with full force right from the start as you read My Name Is Red the first chapter, starting with the voice of a corpse at the bottom of the well wondering who was the wretched man that killed him Then ensues a beautiful exploration of the 16th century Istanbul s Arguably the best novel of Orhan Pamuk Set in Istanbul during the height of Ottoman power, this novel is a tribute to the art of painting as well as a fascinating murder mystery which will keep you hooked till the end The unusual narrative is felt with full force right from the start as you read My Name Is Red the first chapter, starting with the voice of a corpse at the bottom of This is a fantastic book My Name Is Red by Nobel Prize winner Orhan Pamuk which explores the relationship between art and religion ad between imagery and idolatry Set in the 16th century, we are transported into an Istanbul of the Ottoman empire with a murder mystery told in the voices of the characters and sometimes these are drawings in the books My Name Is Red or just concepts that inhabit the story Its primary characters feel very real and the buildup to the big reveal at the end makes the book My Name Is Red a real page turner I This is a fantastic book My Name Is Red by Nobel Prize winner Orhan Pamuk which explores the relationship between art and religion ad between imagery and idolatry Set in the 16th century, we are transported into an Istanbul of the Ottoman empire with a murder mystery told in the voices of the characters and sometimes these are drawings in the books My Name Is Red or just concep Benim Ad m K rm z My Name Is Red , Orhan Pamuk My Name Is Red is a 1998 Turkish novel by writer Orhan Pamuk translated into English by Erda G knar in 2001 Pamuk would later receive the 2006 Nobel Prize in Literature The novel, concerning miniaturists in the Ottoman Empire of 1591, established Pamuk s international reputation and contributed to his Nobel Prize The influences of Joyce, Kafka, Mann, Nabokov and Proust and above all Eco can be seen in Pamuk s work Benim Ad m K rm z My Name Is Red , Orhan Pamuk My Name Is Red is a 1998 Turkish novel by writer Orhan Pamuk translated into English by Erda G knar in 2001 Pamuk would later receive the 2006 Nobel Prize in Literature The novel, concerning miniaturists i My Name Is Red is as gorgeous as these illuminations.
The narrative flows with the weight of such a lush artistic style.
It is a dazzling brilliance that creates a languid beautythat bogs the story down so much I couldn t tell you what the fuck happened My Name Is Red is as gorgeous as these illuminations.
The narrative flows with the weight of such a lush artistic style.
It is a dazzling brilliance that creates a languid beautythat bogs the story down so much I couldn t tell you what the fuck happened My fickle heart longs for the West when I m in the East and for the East when I m in the West.
My other parts insist I be a woman when I m a man and a man when I m a woman.
How difficult it is being human, even worse is living a human s life.
I only want to amuse myself frontside and backside, to be Eastern and Western both.
This is Pamuk s enduring, never ending obsession He s written fiction and non fiction, journal articles and newspaper bites, and given endless interviews on this theme He s ev My fickle heart longs for the West when I m in the East and for the East when I m in the West.
My other parts insist I be a woman when I m a man and a man when I m a woman.
How difficult it is being human, even worse is living a human s life.
I only want to amuse myself frontside and backside, to be Eastern and Western both.
This is Pamuk s enduring, never ending obsession He s written fiction and On a high version I am called Black, I longed for my dearest Shekure for twelve years I, Shekure, not quite sure what was I doing in this story I am called Butterfly, I was the one who drew the Death and Mia thought I was the murderer I am called Stork, I was the one who drew the Tree and Butterfly always envy me as I wastalented without the help from our master I am called Olive, I was the one who rendered the Satan and drew the exquisite horse I am your beloved uncle, I was preparing a On a high version I am called Black, I longed for my dearest Shekure for twelve years I, Shekure, not quite sure what was I doing in this story I am called Butterfly, I was the one who drew the Death and Mia thought I was the murderer I am called Stork, I was the one w ¸ My Name Is Red ¹ I am in two minds about this book.
Obviously, it is an important work It showcases the miniaturist tradition of the Islamic world, and uses the cloistered world of miniaturists to explore the difference in philosophies between the East and the West It was all theinteresting to me because I have been fascinated by this difference ever since I began viewing paintings with serious interest In the East, perspective does not exist the painting flows seamlessy over space and time whereas in I am in two minds about this book.
Obviously, it is an important work It showcases the miniaturist tradition of the Islamic world, and uses the cloistered world of miniaturists to explore the difference in philosophies between the East and the West It was all theinteresting to me because I have been fascinated by this difference ever since I During nine snowy, cold, winter days in the fabulous city of Istanbul the capital of the Ottoman Empire, at its height in the reign of Sultan Murat 111 there occurred a brutal murder, not the last one the year 1591 At the bottom of an abandoned well the mangled body of Elegant Effendi nicknamed Red, a miniaturist who had worked for the Sultan is found but not before the corpse tells his sad story How the victim was lured by a person which was thought a close friend, with promises of riches During nine snowy, cold, winter days in the fabulous city of Istanbul the capital of the Ottoman Empire, at its height in the reign of Sultan Murat 111 there occurred a brutal murder, not the last one the year 1591 At the bottom of an abandoned well the mangled body of Elegant Effendi nicknamed Red, a miniaturist who had worked for the Sultan is found but not before the corpse Generally, when a book My Name Is Red starts out with a chapter entitled I Am A Corpse, you know it s going to be pretty good The novel is set up so that each chapter introduces a different narrator, including but not limited to , Black, Black s uncle, Shekure, a dog, a horse, the murderer and various artists in the workshop This type of structure for a mystery novel isn t new Wilkie Collins, for example, employed it several times, most notably in The Moonstone and it is an effective way to structure a Generally, when a book My Name Is Red starts out with a chapter entitled I Am A Corpse, you know it s going to be pretty good The novel is set up so that each chapter introduces a different narrator, including but not limited to , Black, Black s uncle, Shekure, a dog, a horse, the murderer and various artists in the workshop This type of structure for a mystery novel isn t once a fiendishly devious mystery, a beguiling love story, and a brilliant symposium on the power of art, My Name Is Red is a transporting tale set amid the splendor and religious intrigue of sixteenth century Istanbul, from one of the most prominent contemporary Turkish writers The Sultan has commissioned a cadre of the most acclaimed artists in the land to create a great book My Name Is Red celebrating the glories of his realm How to read My Name Is Red Þ My Name Is Red Their task to illuminate the work in the European style But because figurative art can be deemed an affront to Islam, this commission is a dangerous proposition indeed The ruling elite therefore mustn t know the full scope or nature of the project, and panic erupts when one of the chosen miniaturists disappears The only clue to the mystery or crime lies in the half finished illuminations themselves Part fantasy and part philosophical puzzle, My Name Is Red is a kaleidoscopic journey to the intersection of art, religion, love, sex and power Translated from the Turkish by Erda M G knar

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *