THE TRADITION OF MINSTRELING IN THE WORDS OF MINSTRELS

Abstract

Author(s): Cafer ZDEMR

Ashik-style poetry tradition is accepted as a branch of folk literature and it still continues today. The foundations of this tradition extend up to pre-Islamic period and they maintain their essence even if there are some changes according to the cultural frame in which Turks live. This tradition is described as a plain language spoken by folk and a convention in which national issues are dwelt on with saz/baglama. This tradition has been performed by “ashiks” who have grown up in folk by assimilating the convention. This discipline which was brilliant in 17th, 18th and 19th centuries of Ottoman period and which trained strong representatives reflected people’s national culture in a quite successful and lively way and moved it to the following generations. There is no doubt that a poet can not produce works which are independent from the values of the community in which s/he lives. In this context, saz poets living in Ottoman period have tried to express people’s cultural values in addition to the elements belonging to the future.

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