First Cycle - Faculty of Arts and Sciences - German Language and Literature
Y : Year of Study S : Semester
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course Y S ECTS
ALM411 History of World Theatre I Compulsory 4 7 3
Objectives of the Course
Introducing various examples of world theater in different languages
Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1 Graduates will be introduced to Western—English, French, German, and Italian literature.
2 Graduates gain the tradition of the lifelong learning process.
3 Graduates gain confidence in expressing personal critical thoughts in a constructive way.
4 Graduates are able to use the knowledge and apply it. They can also make comparative studies within the period and with earlier periods.
5 Graduates are aware of different aspects of world history within time and place and make comments and analyses.
Mode of Delivery
Formal Education
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Course Contents
Examples of XVI.-XX. Century European theater are studied taking literary movements into account and focusing on characteristics of genre with respect to literary movement and the relationof writer-nation.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week Theoretical Practice Laboratory
1 General Information on the genre of theater
2 Brief Overview of the Develepment of Theater in the World
3 British drama: Shakespeare’s Macbeth
4 French classical comedy: Moliere’s Cimri
5 The place of the play Macbeth within Shakespeare’s other plays
6 The place of the play Cimri within Moliere’s other plays and within French classical literature
7 General Look at Romantic theater: Victor Hugo’s plays
8 Revision week
9 Midterm
10 Norwegian Theater: İbsen’s play Peer Gynt
11 Swedish Theater: Strinberg’s play Baba
12 Naturalistic elements in Strinberg’s Baba
13 Comparison of plays Peer Gynt and Baba
14 Spanish theater of 20. century: The play Kanlı Düğün by Lorca
15 French theater of 20. century: The play Kirli Eller by Sartre
16 Existentialist elements in the play Kirli Eller
17 Final Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
İngiliz Edebiyatı Tarihi by Mina Urgan
Edebiyat Akımları by Emel Kefeli
texts mentioned in the content of the course.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Lecture, Lecture with discussion
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Midterm Exam1100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Exam1100
Language of Instruction
Language Codes
Work Placement(s)
Workload Calculation
Activities Number Time (hours) Total Work Load (hours)
Theoretical 1 14 14
Post Class Self Study 1 14 14
Midterm Preparation 1 14 14
Final Preparation 2 14 28
Total 5 56 70
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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