Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9201165382015Studies Gender And Genre IIElective128
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Language of Instruction
English
Objectives of the Course
This graduate course familiarizes students with different genres like poetry, drama, and fiction as well as literary periods in British literature. In this way, students develop awareness of the socio-political, cultural and literary backgrounds of the discussed periods and elaborate on some selected texts from various critical perspectives like feminism, new historicism, psychoanalytic criticism and cultural materialism.
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Learning Outcomes
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Genres of literature and their critical evaluation, Literary trends, British literary periods in different contexts, Literary and cultural theory, criticism, and its reflections in literary texts, in-depth readings of some selected texts, discussion, presentation and writing research paper.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
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Recommended or Required Reading
Primary Sources: Behn, Aphra. “Oroonoko” The Norton Anthology of English Literature, Vol. I. Ed. M. H. Abrams. (New York: W.W. Norton& Company), 1993. pp. 1864-1910. Burns, Christy. L. “Redressing Feminist Identities: Tensions between Essential and Constructed Selves inVirginia Woolf’s Orlando.” Twentieth Century Literature, Vol. 40, No. 3. (Autumn, 1994), pp. 342-364. http://www.jstor.org/stable/441560. 14.07.2006 Cohen, Ralph. The Reversal of Gender in the “Rape of the Lock.” South Atlantic Bulletin, Vol. 37, No. 4. (Nov., 1972), pp. 54-60. http://www.jstor.org/stable/3197366. 13.08.2006 Crook, Nora. “Mary Shelley: Author of Frankenstein.” A Companion to the Gothic. Ed. David Punter. (Oxford: Blackwell), 2000. pp. 58-69. Gardner, Helen.“Introduction” The Metaphysical Poets. Ed. Helen Gardner. (Harmondsworth, Middlesex: Penguin), 1984. pp.15-29. Grene, Thomas. “The Norms of Epic” Comparative Literature, Vol. 13, No.3 (Summer, 1961), pp. 193-207. http://www.jstor.org/stable/1768997 16.09.2008 Hodges, Devon. “Frankenstein and the Feminine Subversion of the Novel.” Tulsa Studies in Women’s Literature, Vol. 2, No. 2. (Autumn, 1983) pp. 155-164. http://www.jstor.org/stable/463717. 17.08.2006 Ibsen, Henrik. “A Doll’s House.” Types of Drama: Plays and Contexts. Eds. Sylvan Barnett et.al. (New York: Longman), 1997. pp. 397-425. Iwanisziw. Susan B. “Behn’s Novel Investment in “Oroonoko”: Kingship, Slavery and Tobacco in English Colonialism.” South Atlantic Review, Vol. 63, No. 2. (Spring, 1998), pp. 75-98. http://www.jstor.org/stable/3201039. 13.06.2006 Kermode, Frank; John Hollander (eds.). The Oxford Anthology of English Literature, Vol. I-II, (New York: Oxford University Press), 1973. Levao, Ronald. “Sidney’s Feigned Apology.” PMLA, Vol. 94, No. 2. (mar., 1979), pp. 223-233 http://www.jstor.org/stable/461887. 04.07.2006 Luce, Clare Boothe. “Slam the Door Softly.” An Introduction to Literature: Fiction, Poetry, Drama. Eds. Sylvan Barnet, Morton Berman, William Burto. (Glenview: Scott, Foresman and Company), 1989. pp. 1119-1135. O’Brien, Margaret Ann. “Christian Belief in Dr. Faustus.” ELH, Vol. 37, No. 1. (Mar., 1970), pp.1-11 http://www.jstor.org/stable/2872271. 13.07.2006 Pettet, Edwin Burr. “Shaw’s Socialist Life Force.” Educational Theatre Journal, Vol. 3, No. 2. (May, 1951), pp. 109-114. http://www.jstor.org/stable/3203937. 17.07.2006 Shaw, Bernard. Man and Superman. (London:Penguin), 2000. Shelley, Mary. “Frankenstein.” Three Gothic Novels. Ed. Peter Fairclough. (Harmondsworth, Middlesex: Penguin), 1986. pp. 257-497. Woolf, Virginia. Orlando. (Hertfordshire: Wordsworth Editions Ltd.), 2003. Secondary Sources: Castle, Gregory. The Blackwell Guide to Literary Theory. (Malden: Blackwell Publishing., 2007. Head, Dominic. The Cambridge Introduction to Modern British Fiction: 1950-2000. (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press), 2003. Lodge, David with Nigel Wood (eds.). Modern Criticism and Theory: A Reader. (Essex: Longman), 2000. Peck, John and Martin Coyle. A Brief History of English Literature. (Houndmills, Basingstoke, Harmondsworth: Palgrave), 2002. Urgan, Mina. İngiliz Edebiyatı Tarihi. (Istanbul: YKY), 2004. Waugh, Patricia (ed.). Literary Theory and Criticism. (Oxford: Oxford University Press), 2006. Wolfreys, Julian (ed.). Introducing Criticism at the 21st Century.(Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press), 2002.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
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)
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Workload Calculation
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