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
TDE493 Turkish literature III Compulsory 4 7 3
Objectives of the Course
Introducing novelists of National War of Liberation and Republic periods within the framework of the texts and literary movements.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1 Graduates are aware of the different aspects of Turkish literature
2 Graduates can explain the periods of Turkish literature and their features.
3 Graduates can recognize and explain the problems in Turkish
4 Graduates are able to teach professionally in educational institutions.
5 Graduates have sufficient knowledge about the field
Mode of Delivery
Formal Education
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Course Contents
Novel of Republic period will be studied through works by Karaosmanoğlu, Güntekin; poetry by Çamlıbel, Kısakürek, Tanpınar, Nazım Hikmet, Orhan Veli, Cahit Sıtkı, Turgut Uyar; theater by Tecer and Taner.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week Theoretical Practice Laboratory
1 Realistic View of National War of Liberation: Yakup Kadri Karaosmanoğlu’s novel Yaban
2 The novel Yaban
3 Examples of Patriotic-Realistic Turkish poetry: Faruk Nafiz Çamlıbel
4 Patriotic-Mystical Turkish poetry: Necip Fazıl Kısakürek
5 Patriotic-Symbolical Turkish poetry: Ahmet Hamdi Tanpınar
6 Patriotic-Marxist Turkish poetry: Nazım Hikmet
7 Pure poetry: Cahit Sıtkı Tarancı
8 Revision week
9 Midterm
10 Pure poetry: Cahit Sıtkı Tarancı, Ahmet Hamdi Tanpınar
11 Innovation in Turkish poetry: Garip petry: Orhan Veli Kanık
12 Innovation in Turkish poetry: examples of II. Yeni poetry
13 General Look at Turkish Theater of
14 Unamism: Ahmet Kutsi Tecer’s play Köşebaşı
15 Epic Theater: Haldun Taner’s play Keşanlı Ali Destanı
16 One of the first examples of Republic period novel: Reşat Nuri Güntekin’s novel Acımak
17 Final exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Cumhuriyet Devri Türk Şiiri by Mehmet Kaplan; Cumhuriyet Dönemi Türk Edebiyatı by İnci Enginün, and texts mentioned in the content of the course.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Face to face education, description method, 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
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Language Codes
Work Placement(s)
Workload Calculation
Activities Number Time (hours) Total Work Load (hours)
Pre Class Self Study 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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