Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
710002532012HISTORY OF WORLD LITERATURE Elective232
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
This course is a general history course which teaches different types of literature like poetry, novel, short story and theatre. The course aims at analyzing the differences of discourse and literary features of each type. The literary works studied, will be compared according to their themes and discourse analysis. The course aims at demonstrating the humanistic characteristics of each literary work regardless of their place and time.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Assist. Prof. Dr. Esra Öztarhan
Learning Outcomes
1The ability to make creative comments on the novels
2The ability to prepare analaytic questions about the novels
3The ability to learn information about the novel’s historical and socio economical backgrounds
4The ability to comprehend literary periods about the novels
5The ability to analyze different novels written by different authors in different periods of world literature
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Poetry: Emily Dickinson, Turgut Uyar, Rabindranath Tagore, Pablo Neruda, Ömer Hayyam Japon haikus Novel: Cervantes, Don Kişot Theatre: Shakespeare, Hamlet Short Story: Nikolai Gogol, The Overcoat William Faulkner, A Rose For Emily
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Introduction to the Course: Content, Aim, Importance and RequirementsIntroduction
2What is Literature?Class discussion, Questions and answers.
3The poetry of Emily Dickinson.Class discussion
4The poetry of Turgut Uyar, Pablo Neruda, Ömer HayyamClass discussion
5Examples from Japanese Haikus and the poetry of Rabindranath TagoreClass discussion
6Introduction to Novel and Don QuixoteClass discussion
7Don QuixoteClass discussion
8Don QuixoteClass discussion
9Introduction to Theatre Class discussion
10Midterm
11HamletClass discussion
12HamletClass discussion
13Introduction to PoetryClass discussion
14A Rose For Emily The OvercoatClass discussion
15General Discussion Before Final ExamClass discussion, Questions and answers.
16Final Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Poetry: Emily Dickinson, Turgut Uyar, Rabindranath Tagore, Pablo Neruda, Ömer Hayyam Japon haikus Novel: Cervantes, Don Kişot Theatre: Shakespeare, Hamlet Short Story: Nikolai Gogol, The Overcoat William Faulkner, A Rose For Emily
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Activities are given in detail in the section of "Assessment Methods and Criteria" and "Workload Calculation"
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Midterm Examination1100
SUM100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Examination1100
SUM100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
SUM100
Language of Instruction
English
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures14228
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11010
Individual Study for Final Examination11818
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)60
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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