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LITERATURE THEORIES PROGRAMME COURSE DESCRIPTION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
TDE331 LITERATURE THEORIES 5 3 3 5

GENERAL INFORMATION

Language of Instruction : Turkish
Level of the Course Unit : BACHELOR'S DEGREE, TYY: + 6.Level, EQF-LLL: 6.Level, QF-EHEA: First Cycle
Type of the Course : Elective
Mode of Delivery of the Course Unit Live (Online)
Coordinator of the Course Unit Assoc.Prof.Dr. ŞÜKRAN GÜZİN ILICAK AYDINALP
Instructor(s) of the Course Unit

OBJECTIVES AND CONTENTS

Objectives of the Course Unit: The aim of this course is to enable our students to learn what are the theories that affect world literature.
Contents of the Course Unit: The content of this course is to enable students to evaluate literary theories that are effective in world literature through texts.

KEY LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT (On successful completion of this course unit, students/learners will or will be able to)

Get to know the important works and literary figures of world literature.
Examine the important schools and movements of world literature.
Compare important works and literary figures of Turkish and world literature.
Compare the mentality and intellectual accumulation of world culture with those of Turkish literature.
Evaluate the mentality and intellectual accumulation of world culture.

WEEKLY COURSE CONTENTS AND STUDY MATERIALS FOR PRELIMINARY & FURTHER STUDY

Week Preparatory Topics(Subjects) Method
1 Literature review, Reading Materials Assigned What are Critical Theories and Reader-Centered Theories? Lecture, question-response discussion method
2 Literature review, Reading Materials Assigned Reflective approach and theory of historical criticism. The theory of criticizing a work according to the conditions of the period in which it was written. Lecture, question-response discussion method
3 Literature review, Reading Materials Assigned Theory of sociological criticism. Literary theory that views literary work as a reflection of a society. Lecture, question-response discussion method
4 Literature review, Reading Materials Assigned Marxist theory of criticism. The theory of viewing a literary work in terms of social classes in the society it belongs to. Lecture, question-response discussion method
5 Literature review, Reading Materials Assigned Psychoanaltic theory of criticism in expressive theory. Critical theory taking into account the personality of the artist. Lecture, question-response discussion method
6 Literature review, Reading Materials Assigned Feminist literary theory. Literary theory that looks at whether a woman as a writer has a different discourse from a man. Lecture, question-response discussion method
7 Literature review, Reading Materials Assigned Theory of constructivist approach. Critical theory that looks at the literary work as a structure. Lecture, question-response discussion method
8 - MID-TERM EXAM -
9 Literature review, Reading Materials Assigned Ontological theory of criticism. Literary theory that looks at the work of art as an entity. Lecture, question-response discussion method
10 Literature review, Reading Materials Assigned Hermeneutic theory of criticism. The theory that approaches the work through hermeneutics, concepts and terms. Lecture, question-response discussion method
11 Literature review, Reading Materials Assigned Reception aesthetics theory. Criticism theory that includes the reader in the writing of the text. Lecture, question-response discussion method
12 Literature review, Reading Materials Assigned Carnival theory in literature. Lecture, question-response discussion method
13 Literature review, Reading Materials Assigned Dialogy in Dostoevsky. Dialogical literary theory. Lecture, question-response discussion method
14 Literature review, Reading Materials Assigned Intertextual theory of relationship. The theory based on the idea that all texts repeat each other. Lecture, question-response discussion method
15 Literature review, Reading Materials Assigned Postmodern literary theory. Literary theory based on the idea that reality is never one-dimensional. Lecture, question-response discussion method
16 - FINAL EXAM -
17 - FINAL EXAM -

SOURCE MATERIALS & RECOMMENDED READING

Postmodernizm ve Alımlama Estetiği, Prof. Dr. Yılmaz Özbek, Çizgi Kitabevi Yayınları, İstanbul, 2013.
Metinlerarası İlişkiler, Kubilay Aktulum, Kanguru yayınları, 2014, İstanbul.
Ekofeminizm, Vandana Shiva, Sinek Sekiz Yayınevi, İstanbul, 2018.
Edebiyat Kuramları ve Eleştiri, Berna Moran, İletişim Yayınları, İstanbul 2018.
Edebiyat Biliminde Kuram ve Yöntem, Ömer Solak, Nobel Yayıncılık, İstanbul, 2016.

ASSESSMENT

Assessment & Grading of In-Term Activities Number of Activities Degree of Contribution (%) Description
Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5

CONTRIBUTION OF THE COURSE UNIT TO THE PROGRAMME LEARNING OUTCOMES

KNOWLEDGE

Theoretical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Describe basic communication theories with the knowledge gained in public relations and publicity.
2
List the main features of communication in items.
3
Interpret the basic characteristics of communication and create a creative solution to ensure reconciliation in an existing communication problem.

KNOWLEDGE

Factual

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Use the basic information in the field of Public Relations and Publicity in interdisciplinary studies.
2
Evaluate the knowledge related to social and natural sciences and produce projects in professional life.
3
Tell the basic concepts of public relations and advertising in detail.

SKILLS

Cognitive

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Analyze and evaluate social events at national and international level in the light of current debates.
2
Use the leadership, communication and presentation skills in occupational events.

SKILLS

Practical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Follow the innovations in the field of communication and important written and oral communication tools related to the field.
2
Write press releases for the purpose of introducing the institution he/she works at or owns.
3
Create communication programs within the public relations and advertising campaign.

OCCUPATIONAL

Autonomy & Responsibility

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Use published domestic and foreign data sources related to public relations and advertising in the field of communication and communication area in his / her own works such as articles and projects.

OCCUPATIONAL

Learning to Learn

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Evaluate the planning processes of past communication programs, public relations and advertising practices.

OCCUPATIONAL

Communication & Social

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Use communication techniques in the right place, environment and time.

OCCUPATIONAL

Occupational and/or Vocational

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Plan communication programs in the awareness of ethical values in the professional work.

WORKLOAD & ECTS CREDITS OF THE COURSE UNIT

Workload for Learning & Teaching Activities

Type of the Learning Activites Learning Activities (# of week) Duration (hours, h) Workload (h)
Lecture & In-Class Activities 14 2 28
Preliminary & Further Study 11 2 22
Land Surveying 0 0 0
Group Work 0 0 0
Laboratory 0 0 0
Reading 0 0 0
Assignment (Homework) 0 0 0
Project Work 0 0 0
Seminar 0 0 0
Internship 0 0 0
Technical Visit 0 0 0
Web Based Learning 0 0 0
Implementation/Application/Practice 0 0 0
Practice at a workplace 0 0 0
Occupational Activity 0 0 0
Social Activity 0 0 0
Thesis Work 0 0 0
Field Study 0 0 0
Report Writing 0 0 0
Final Exam 1 1 1
Preparation for the Final Exam 4 10 40
Mid-Term Exam 1 1 1
Preparation for the Mid-Term Exam 3 11 33
Short Exam 0 0 0
Preparation for the Short Exam 0 0 0
TOTAL 34 0 125
Total Workload of the Course Unit 125
Workload (h) / 25.5 4,9
ECTS Credits allocated for the Course Unit 5,0