As a writerandpolitician, Hüseyin Cahit has gotmanydifferenttypes of book. His interest of literature is based on readingmurderstoriesand Ahmet Mithat’sliteratureandphilosophie. Besidesthat he wasinfluencedby his fatherwho had a biglibrary in his housewith a greatinterest in readingand his momwhowas a greatfollower of politicalevents. Hüseyin Cahit’sinterest of interpretingwasinfluencedfrom French and French culturewhichwasintruduced in his highschoolyears. During his schoolyears he made a fewtranslations.
Fikir Hareketleri journalincluding his ownwritingsandinterpretationspublishedby Hüseyin Cahit duringtheRebublicanyears, has a greatinfluence on ourunderstanding of philosophy of life. Thisjournalwaspublished in a 7 yearperiodbetween 1933-1940. Itwaspublished in fourteenvolumesand 364 serieswiththesamespeedandpatiency. Fikir Hareketleriwhichwaspublishedso as toinformTurkishyounggenerationsaboutthecultureldevelopments in theworld, includedthepublications of themostimportantinfluencialwriters of theworld. Thekey rol of Hüseyin Cahit formedby his consistency in his “Oğlumun Kütüphanesi” attempts, weremaintained in his Fikir Hareketleri. Amongtheliterarygenrecoveringmemoriespublished in journals, weredominatedbypracticallitrarycriticsparticularly. Hüseyin Cahit himselfgovernedthejournal in which he publisedarticlesaboutnovel, story, poetry, theatre, prose, travelliterature, publications, polemics, history of literatureandliterarycritics. Inthisarticle, someexamples of theliterarycriticismandtranslationshelpedthepopularity of thejournalpublishedby Hüseyin Cahit, areevaluated.