On That Scorching Season of Youth


  • Ahmet YILDIZ, "Interview with Erendiz Atasü on THAT SCORCHING SEASON OF YOUTH", Ada Edebiyat, March 2000
  • Aydın ÖZAKIN, "Courage, Virtue, Happiness", Cumhuriyet Kitap, 534, p. 17, May 11,2000.
  • Ayla KUTLU, "A Novel Dividing Time To Its Atoms", Cumhuriyet Kitap, 518, p. 10-11, January 20, 2000: The study, which follows the main themes-social history and feminine sexuality-of the novel, dwells on how "time" is used as an element of structure of the text.
  • Ayten SÜRER, "The Agitations of The Third Generation of the Republic", Hürriyet Gösteri, 218, p. 62-65, April, 2000. Interview withthe author on the novel.
  • Ceylan KORYÜREK, "The Price Paid by Women Is Always High", Milliyet Sanat, 489 p. 44-46, October 1, 2000: Interview with the writer
  • Dilek DOLTAŞ, "On Sexuality, Life and Time", Cumhuriyet Kitap, 509, p. 16-17, November 18, 1999: A study on the concept of time as it is installed in the arrangement of the text, and on the metaphoric and symbolic texture and how women's sexuality is dealt with.
  • Eren AYSAN, "The Latest Novel of Erendiz Atasü: That Scorching Season of Youth: A History of Relationships", Edebiyat ve Eleştiri, 47, p. 55-58, January - February, 2000: A review on the characters of the novel and how they are impressed by the historical background.
  • Erendiz ATASÜ, "To The Readers of 'That Scorching Season of Youth'", TEB Haberler, p. 42-43, November - December 1999: The author writes about the factors stimulating the creation of her work.
  • Feridun ANDAÇ, "Towards Awareness: Erendiz Atasü", www. superonline. com/edebiyat/gundem/atasu. htm
  • Feridun ANDAÇ, "Towards Awareness: Erendiz Atasü", Dünya Cumartesi-Pazar, p. 4, September 27-28, 2003
  • İlknur KALAN, "The Thesis of the Republican Front in Our Literature", Aydınlık, 641, p. 27, October 31, 1999. A survey of the novel from the point of view of its historical dimensions.
  • İlknur KALAN, "Sadness Oosing From Sentences", Kadınlar Dünyası, p. 34-35, December 1, 1999: Interview with the writer.
  • Kamuran Semra EREN, "How Were You During 'That Scorching Season of Youth'?", Cumhuriyet Kitap, 509, p. 14-15, November 18, 1999: The deep structure of the novel is described as a "socio psychological auto-criticism of the past youth from the standpoint of the present", whereas the "surface consists of reflections of sex conflict".
  • Kamuran Semra EREN, "The Important Thing Is To Create Beauty from Painful Impressions", Cumhuriyet Kitap, 509, p. 14, November 18, 1999. Interview with the writer.
  • Kaya AKYILDIZ, "Forget Me, Don't Love Me", Birikim, 141, p. 94-100, January, 2001: Akyıldız argues that the novel is unsuccessful due to its loyalty to the elitist high culture of Kemalism and suggests that the author should have used pornography while dealing with sexuality.
  • Oya Batum MENTEŞE, "Love In Feminine Discourse: 'That Scorching Summer of Youth'", Varlık, 1119, p. 11-15, December, 2000: A study on how the "woman author" has evolved throughout literary history and on how the novel deals with love and feminine sexuality from the standpoint of recent literary theories.
  • Zeynep ALİYE, "Turkey: Land of the Insufficiently Loved Children",Cumhuriyet Kitap, 532, p. 11, April 27,2000.