An Addition to Karaghoz Perde Ghazels from Naili
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Poems which are read by Hadjivat in the introduction of a galanty show are called perde ghazel. These poems are usually written in the ghazel form of classical Turkish literature. Content in the ghazels is about mystical dimensions of galanty show. In these poems Sheiksh Kusteri / Tusteri who is accepted as the founder or master of galanty show is referred to, world's transient is shown with the help of screen representation and it's advised to audience that to comprehend the meaning of this life by reflected characters. In this study, a perde ghazel which is written by 17th century classical Turkish poet Mali will be introduced. This poem which is not known by the studies that compile perde ghazals can be shown among the oldest examples of other published examples. As with other examples in the genre of perde ghazals, also this poem which gives place to mystical background refers to impressions of a poet who watches the galanty show wisely.