Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9201015062003Comparative Literature IIElective125
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aim of this course is to analyze and compare different novels from the aspect of cross- cultural and literary theories studied in the first semester.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Nergis Pamukoğlu-Daş
Learning Outcomes
1To perceive and discuss theories on literary studies
2To perceive and discuss theories on cross-cultural literary studies
3To compare contemporary literature of different cultures
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
To perceive and discuss theories on Peter V. Zima, to analyze and compare the novels “Die Tochter des Schmieds” by Selim Özdoğan, “Sevgili Arsız Ölüm” by Latife Tekin and “Die gheime Schrift” by Kader Abdolah from the aspect of the lietarary theories.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Introduction of the purpose and content of the courseInterview on Course expectations
2Typological comparison method of comparative literary studies Analysis of controversial topics
3To study the theme “ethnographic descriptions” in the novelAnalysis of controversial topics
4To study the themes “ethnographic and cultural descriptions” in the novelAnalysis of controversial topics
5To analyze the theme “the confrontation with the other” from the aspect of literary theories Analysis of controversial topics
6To analyze the novel by Latife Tekin in terms of structure of figure, theme, narration technique and languagePresentation and discussion
7To interpret Tekin’s novel from the aspect of literary theories Presentation and discussion
8Midterm Exam
9To analyze the Works by Özdoğan and Tekin from the view of comparative literary studiesPresentation and discussion
10To analyze the novel by Kader Abdolah in terms of structure of figure, theme, narration technique and languagePresentation and discussion
11To analyze the theme “ the meaning of writing” in Abdolah’s novel Presentation and discussion
12To analyze the Works by Özdoğan and Abdolah from the view of theories on comparative literary studies Presentation and discussion
13To submit the essays based on the prior research resultsPresentation and discussion
14To study cultural elements in the novels studied Presentation and discussion
15Assessment of all subjectsDiscussion
16Final
Recommended or Required Reading
Main source: Selim Özdoğan: Die Tochter des Schmieds. Berlin 2005. Kader Abdolah: Die geheime Schrift. Latife Tekin: Sevgili Arsız Ölüm. Istanbul: Metis. 1990 Peripheral source: Michael Hofmann: Interkulturelle Literaturwissenschaft. Eine Einführung. Paderborn 2006. Sabina Becker: Literatur- und Kulturwissenschaften. Hamburg 2007. Peter V. Zima: Komparatistik. Einführung in die Vergleichende Literaturwissenschaft. Tübingen 1992. Heinz Ludwig Arnold (Hg.): Text und Kritik. Zeitschrift für Literatur. Literatur und Migration. München 2006.
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
SUM0
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
SUM0
SUM0
Language of Instruction
German
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination133
Final Examination133
Attending Lectures14342
Individual Study for Homework Problems14228
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11616
Individual Study for Final Examination12424
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)116
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
PO
1
PO
2
PO
3
PO
4
PO
5
PO
6
LO1  4455
LO2  4455
LO3  5555
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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