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Published by Turko-Tatar Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • General,
  • Literary,
  • Reference,
  • Fiction

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages330
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9364407M
ISBN 101892381028
ISBN 109781892381026
OCLC/WorldCa49699586

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About The Time Regulation Institute. A literary discovery: an uproarious tragicomedy of modernization, in its first-ever English translation Perhaps the greatest Turkish novel of the twentieth century, being discovered around the world only now, more than fifty years after its first publication, The Time Regulation Institute is an antic, freewheeling send-up of the modern bureaucratic state.   The book presents itself as the memoir of Hayri Irdal, assistant head manager of the ill-fated Time Regulation Institute and author of the once famous, now infamous (because entirely fake Author: Martin Riker. The Time Regulation Institute - Kindle edition by Tanpinar, Ahmet Hamdi, Mishra, Pankaj, Dawe, Alexander, Freely, Maureen. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Time Regulation Institute/5(40).   With The Time Regulation Institute, this great writer has created an allegorical masterpiece, which makes Turkey's attempts to westernize and its delayed modernity understandable in all its human ramifications." --Orhan Pamuk, winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature "This excellent book is before all else a first-rate comic novel Reviews:

  Tanpinar’s The Time Regulation Institute is a brilliant comic novel from about life in a Turkey forced to adopt western ways. Pankaj Mishra signals the dangers of a one-size-fits-all notion.   The Time Regulation Institute, originally written in but currently enjoying a renaissance due to a fresh English language translation by Maureen Freely and Alexander Dawe, is a biting satire of the rapid modernisation and subsequent bureaucratic systems that accompanied the arrival of the Turkish Republic in the early twentieth : Will Dawson. The Time Regulation Institute Ahmet Hamdi Tanpinar, trans. from the Turkish by Maureen Freely and Alexander Dawe. Penguin Classics, $18 trade paper (p) ISBN With The Time Regulation Institute, this great writer has created an allegorical masterpiece, which makes Turkeys attempts to westernize and its delayed modernity understandable in all its human ramifications.” —Orhan Pamuk, winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature “This excellent book is before all else a first-rate comic novel/5(1).

"A literary discovery: an uproarious tragicomedy of modernization, in its first-ever English translation. Perhaps the greatest Turkish novel of the twentieth century, being discovered around the world only now, more than fifty years after its first publication, The Time Regulation Institute is an antic, freewheeling send-up of the modern bureaucratic state. Time Regulation Institute. 89 likes. Auckland based 4 piece Progressive Folk band. The Time Regulation Institute is an enjoyable and often very funny story, and Tanpınar's writing in this nicely wrought translation by Maureen Freely and Alexander Dawe is a pleasure to read. One has to accept the different sort of pacing to the story here, giving the narrative an unusual kind of flow; if one can, it makes for a very nice ride.   Prepare to enjoy a voice you did not know existed. A splendid new English translation of the satiric novel The Time Regulation Institute, by the Turkish writer Ahmet Hamdi Tanpinar, will be the first introduction many American readers have to this beguiling twentieth-century writer, born in Istanbul in , who wrote in the expansive, unhurried tempo of an earlier era — a little like Russia.