Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9201015602015Textual Analysis IIElective125
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Language of Instruction
German
Objectives of the Course
Objectives of the Course In this course it is aimed that students get the ability to realize and explain how theories of literary studies influence the way of reading and understanding literary texts. In this context it gets important to make clear that the variety of theories go hand in hand with the various possibilities of readings. Therefore students should be able to discuss the differences and similiarities of these theories at the end of this course.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Doç. Dr. Saniye UYSAL ÜNALAN
Learning Outcomes
1To explore the relation of theory and literary text
2Knowledge about theories of literary studies
3Ability to discuss about theories of literary studies
4The ability to analyze a literary text by reference to a theory
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Hermeneutics, Structuralism, Reception Aesthetic, Psychoanalysis and Intertextuality with reference to the book “Kafkas „Urteil“ und die Literaturtheorie. Zehn Modellanalysen“ (Oliver Jahraus/ Stefan Neuhaus)
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Introduction to the aims, contents and the readings of the course
2Reading and analyzing Franz Kafka’s “Das Urteil”
3Discussion about the siginificant characteristics of Franz Kafka’s texts and correlations with “Das Urteil”
4Hermeneutics
5Study of an hermeneutic reading of “Das Urteil”
6Structuralism
7Study of a structuralist reading of “Das Urteil”
8Midterm Exam
9Reception Aesthetic
10Study of a reception aesthetical reading of “Das Urteil”
11Discussion on student writings about Thomas Mann’s “Tristan”
12Exploration of a scientific article in Thomas Mann’s “Tristan”
13Presentations of students
14Presentations of students
15Recap and evaluation of the contents of the course
16Final Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Jahraus, Oliver/ Stefan Neuhaus (Hrsg.): Kafkas „Urteil“ und die Literaturtheorie. Zehn Modellanalysen, Stuttgart 2005. Jahraus, Oliver: Grundkurs Literaturwissenschaft, Stuttgart 2009. Kafka, Franz: Das Urteil, in: Ders.: Gesammelte Werke, hrsg. von Max Brod. Taschenbuchausgabe in acht Bänden. Erzählungen, Frankfurt am Main 1998, S.43-53. Köppe, Tilmann/ Simone Winko: Neuere Literaturtheorien, 2. Auflage, Stuttgart 2013. Petersen, Jürgen H./ Martina Wagner-Egelhaaf: Einführung in die neuere deutsche Literaturwissenschaft. Ein Arbeitsbuch. 7. vollständig überarbeitete Auflage, Berlin 2006.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Activities are given in detail in the sections 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 Sınavı1100
SUM100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
SUM100
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures14342
Project Preparation21020
Project Presentation236
Individual Study for Homework Problems14228
Individual Study for Mid term Examination13030
Individual Study for Final Examination13030
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)160
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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