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Sötemann, S.

Quatrains of 'Umar Khayyám in Turkish, and Turkish quatrains. S. Sötemann.
In: The great 'Umar Khayyám. Leiden, Leiden University Press, 2012. pp. 97-104.

Sötemann explains that while Ottoman poets were deeply influenced by Persian poetry, they avoided composing quatrains, preferring other literary forms. Yahya Kemal Beyatlı (1884-1958) was an exception, as he tried to master all the forms and genres of Ottoman poetry. In his efforts, Beyatlı translated Khayyám and introduced his poetry to Turkish people.