The Study on the Place of Translated Self-help Literature within the Turkish Literary Polysystem between the Years 2000-2010
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Self-help literature is one of the popular genres in modern times. It is possible to see both original and translated self-help books in bookstores and libraries. Firstly imported from the USA, self-help books are now read by a vast audience in Turkey. The genre has become an agent that provides support and guidance in order to overcome daily challenges confronted by individuals. With its broad range of subjects from time management to positive thinking, separate bookstands are now allocated to the genre in bookstores. They have become mentors of individuals that offer methods to be applied in order to recover from a negative situation.This study focuses on the analysis of translated and original self-help genre including books published between the years 2000-2010 in Turkey.