H Harika Durgun

Keywords: Ahmet Mithat Efendi, Tercüman-ı Hakikat, novel, serial, literature sociology


Ahmet Mithat Efendi, one of the prominent people in Tanzimat reform era, was a writer who wrote many stories and novels between 1870 and 1912. The novels are unique; that is, they were written by Ahmet Mithat Efendi and he also translated them by himself. In the chapter named as " the upper novels written and translated by Ahmet Mithat Efendi" which was published in Tercüman-ı Hakikat, these novels which he wrote from 1874 to 1885 were briefly introduced. Furthermore, this article focused that the public took an interest in his novels