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Fetters Worn Out by Longing, Ahmed Arif
Metis Fiction
Poetry
13 x 19.5 cm, 184 pp
ISBN No. 975-342-652-7

Prints:
1st Print: March 2008
2nd Print: July 2008
Ahmed Arif
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About the Author
Ahmed Arif (1927-1991) was born in Diyarbakır. He finished high school in Afyon. While he was studying philosophy in Ankara University he was arrested on political grounds in 1950 and 1952-53 so could not complete his education. He worked for several Ankara newspapers. Between 1944-55 his poetry was published in various literary journals. He has published only one collection of poetry: Hasretinden Prangalar Eskittim/Fetters Worn Out by Longing (1968) which was widely read by successive generations of poetry lovers and revolutionaries in Turkey. The book has gone through a record number of printings and has achieved cult status.
Ahmed Arif
Fetters Worn Out by Longing
Special 40. Anniversary Publication

Hasretinden Prangalar Eskittim: 1968-2008 40. Yıl Özel Basımı
Fetters Worn Out by Longing was first published in 1968 and made a record number of printings. The poems in it were in the hands, words and songs of many generations of socialists and revolutionaries. It had a special and unforgettable place in the bittersweet memories of many people. Ahmed Arif's poems symbolize the love of land and people, the rebellious spirit and ethics of revolt for his own generation and the following generations. This special 40th anniversary edition of the book aims to remind today's young readers of Ahmed Arif's ideas and values, which are currently under attack.