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"A Tale of Meddah-public story teller-": Beautiful Girl of Pastry-Cook (Börekçi Güzeli)

Department of Publications

Name of the Book : “A Tale of Meddah-public story teller-“: Beautiful Girl of Pastry-Cook (Börekçi Güzeli)
Author, Editor, Translator, etc. :
Ünver ORAL
Type :
Literature
Printing:
1st Edition
Printing Year :
1999
Subject No.:
812.42
Number of Pages:
XIII, 182 pages
Size :
20 cm
Publication No. :
2219
Name of Series :
Series of Works of Art-Literature 
Series No. :
224-64
ISBN :
975-17-2173-3
Number of Printed Copies:
5000
Price:
TL.600.000.-

Content

“Meddahlık” (profession of telling public stories) which is a theatre of one-man show specific to us is a branch of Turkish Folk Theatre like “Karagöz”, puppet, “Ortaoyunu” (theatrical representation with a central stage), village and “Tuluat” (improvisation), etc. Play of “Meddah” under the name of “Börekçi Güzeli” has a feature that audience of present day will welcome and take pleasure in respect to its subject, kind of treatment and narration. This tale which presents scenes from life of ancient İstanbul is even interesting in this respect.