In the book "I Miss You Very Much" by Selim İleri, who is known for his works mostly in the genre of novels, stories, essays and memoirs, ıt is noteworthy that he meticulously evaluated literary works. In this kind of writings, Selim İleri discusses literary works, writers, literature-art circles, the effects of classical works on him in the context of life-literature relationship. Literary works, like all good things in life, have an impact on people; In a sense, literature is a reflection of human values about life. In this context, the writings of writers such as Selim İleri, who bring up literary issues with his rich cultural background and author sensitivity, are of particular importance. In this respect, in our study, we focused on the information about Selim İleri's criticism of literary works as a writer and the characteristics he attaches importance to in literary texts, as well as his efforts to establish an artistic connection between the work-writer-reader.
Literature, work, reader, writer, criticism