Autograph letter signed 'Adalet' addressed to Samira Akmen, with its envelope.
ADALET AGAOGLU, (Turkish author), (1929-2020).
Manuscript Autograph Letter on Card, Ist., 1982.
Original manuscript autograph letter on-card signed by Adalet Agaoglu. (8,5x12,5 cm). In Turkish. 2 p. Includes 28 lines. Repaired in its period by tape. Blue ink on paper. Dated 'March, 26, 1982'. Adalet Agaoglu is a female Turkish novelist and playwright. She is considered one of the foremost novelists of 20th-century Turkish literature. She has also written essays, memoirs, and short stories. As an author, a playwright, and a human rights activist, she became one of the most prized novelists of Turkey. Considered to be one of the most important living authors in Turkey a revered intellectual, her tightly constructed prose is a balance between a realistic milieu of Turkey which she knows firsthand and the broader, more humanistic elements of social pressure and gender prejudice. In an unfamiliar urban world, her fictional newcomers to modernity struggle with age-old issues complicated by perplexing political, religious, economic, and social forces. She has been rewarded with numerous honors besides the literary awards she won in the fields of the novel, short story, and drama. For her perception of subtle and overt changes in modern Turkish society and her writing entitled "Modernism and Social Change", Adalet Agaoglu received the "Turkish Presidency Merit Award" in 1995. In 1998, Agaoglu received an "Honorary Ph.D." from Anadolu University followed by the "Ph.D. of Humane Letters" from Ohio State University.