[ARCHIVE OF PIONERRING FEMALE WRITER WITH A MALE PSEUDONYM] Autograph archive of Cahit Uçuk including her manuscripts of stories, nursery rhymes, tales, fables, letters, and newspaper clippings and stores serialized in the periodicals with her...

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CAHIT UÇUK, [Pseudonym of Cahide Üçok], (Turkish female author), (1909-2004).

 

[Istanbul], [1975-1989].

 

A large collection and archive of Cahit Uçuk, (1909-2004). Various sized clippings, caricature, her biography, news, her serialized stories published in Turkish periodicals, and newspapers with several autograph corrections by Uçuk (Serialized novels include approx. 65 p., two are complete). It includes also her autograph - manuscript letter, "Televizyon için notlar" [i.e. Notes for Television] (40 paged), nursery rhymes compiled by herself (17 pp.), stories, fables and fairy tales as well as her population register document (it seems he was born in Diyarbakir city contrary to what is known as Istanbul, or Thessaloniki [Salonica] according to this document), manuscript report of her interview made by Hikmet Altinkaynak, (1945-), and an essay titled "Yunanlilar'a Mektup" [i.e. A letter to Greeks]; and her plan of an Italy journey. Uçuk was a Turkish female author and story writer. Ibrahim Vehbi Üçok, whose father was the Siverek Deputy and District Governor in the last Ottoman Parliament, and her mother was Hadiye Hanim, who was originally from Thessaloniki. Cahit's first tale was published in the magazine named "Yarim Ay" [i.e. Half Moon] published by Nâzim Hikmet in 1935. Mrs. Cahit, who also wrote poetry before, turned to story and novel writing. In her works, she mostly dealt with women's rights and the place of women in society, and occasionally worked on mystical themes. She's known with her children books as well. 

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