Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Literary Theories and Criticism I YTE 515 0 3 + 0 3 6
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. YILMAZ DAŞCIOĞLU
Course Lecturers
Course Assistants Research Asistant E. Neşe DEMİRDELER, Research Asistant M. Mustafa ÖRÜCÜ, Research Asistant Elmas KARAKAŞ, Research Asistant Samet ÇAKMAKER
Course Category
Course Objective Teaching literary theory and criticism. Studying main literary theories and criticising methods on the purpose of analysing literal texts.
Course Content The birth of Criticism and its development
Main Literary Theories and their classification
Aesthetic principles on which literary theories based
Main currents in criticism
Key Concepts (mimesis/catharsis, reflection, reason, nature, sense etc.)
Form/content and writer/work relation
Style and aesthetic
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Information about theory and method.
2 Occurence and process of literal criticism.
3 Main literary theories. Classifications.
4 Kinds of texts and style.
5 Concepts in literary criticism.
6 Reflection theories: Art and its reflecting phenomenological world.
7 Reflection theories: Art and its reflecting optimal one.
8 Reflection theories: Art as a production. Social realism.
10 Expressionism: Art according to romanticists. Art as a creation.
11 Expressionism: Expressionism as transfer and its function.
12 Criticism give on to artist: Form; context and function.
13 Psychoanalytical literary theory, descrition and basis.
14 Psychoanalytical criticim and literary criticism.
Course Notes
Course Resources 1.Hilmi Yavuz, “Yapısalcılık Üzerine: Kuram mı, Yöntem mi?” Felsefe Üzerine, 1987;
2.R.Wellek- A.Warren, Edebiyat Teorisi,(Çev.) Ö.F. Huyugüzel, İzmir 1993;
3.Terry Eagleton, Edebiyat Kuramı,(Çev.) Tuncay Birkan, İst. 1996;
4. Nejat Bozkurt, Sanat ve Estetik Kuramları, Asa Yay., Bursa 2000.
5. Berna Moran, Edebiyat Kuramları ve Eleştiri, İst. 2001;
6. Nially Lucy, Postmodern Edebiyat Kuramı, Ayrıntı Yay., İst.,2003;
7.Akşit Göktürk, Okuma Uğraşı, İst. 2006;
8.Tahsin Yücel, Yapısalcılık, İst. 2005;
9. Oğuz Cebeci, Psikanalitik Edebiyat Kuramı, İst. 2009;
10. Tahsin Yücel, Eleştiri Kuramları, İst. 2007;
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Turkish language and literature that investigates, evaluates current scientific publications. And that earns discipline of research. X
2 Uses the required level of computer technology in language learning.
3 Knows the history of the language associated with the initial period of the Turkish language, by using the methods with linguistics makes analysis of phone, form, sentence and meaning.
4 The flow of the life and ideas of hundreds of years of Turkish literature; all genres (poetry, novel, story, drama, etc.) literary periods and determine the historical, political, social, cultural factors, movements, communities, movements, and formed around the collection of literary events; general characteristics of the period
5 Obtains knowledge of research methods and bibliography, new research reveals. X
6 A comparative method examines the texts of Divan literature. And by the methods of modern literature gains new information.
7 Applies the methods and techniques required in the field of folk literature.
8 Makes comments practical and analytical related to language in any patient.
9 Acquire a comprehensive information related to the field and itself contributes to this information.
10 Communicates with the Turkish World and analyzes and interprets contemporary Turkish dialects.
11 Have information for grammar and literary text analyse
12 Course develops student’s the ability of assess the history of Turkish literature.
13 Course develops student’s the ability of understand the choice literary works.
14 Course develops student’s the ability of increasing expertise.
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 50
1. Ödev 20
1. Performans Görevi (Seminer) 30
Total 100
1. Final 50
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 50
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 3 48
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 5 80
Mid-terms 1 1 1
Assignment 1 6 6
Performance Task (Seminar) 1 2 2
Final examination 1 1 1
Total Workload 138
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5.52
dersAKTSKredisi 6