Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
The Turkish Theater History TDE 280 4 3 + 0 3 5
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. YILMAZ DAŞCIOĞLU
Course Lecturers
Course Assistants Res.Asst. Dr. Selda GÜREL, Res.Asst. E. Neşe DEMİRDELER, Res.Asst Elmas KARAKAŞ, Res.Asst Samet ÇAKMAKER, Res.Asst. M. Mustafa ÖRÜCÜ
Course Category
Course Objective To inspire the student with the joy of theatre culture
Course Content Historical journey of Turkish literature and in the meantime, describe unknown points in detail.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Student takes this course gets knowledgeable about the origin and the emergence of theater. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Oral Exam, Homework,
2 Counts the examples of the historical development of Western-style theater. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Oral Exam, Homework,
3 Indicates the development of the theater that entered in our literature after the Tanzimat. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Oral Exam, Homework,
4 Examines major Turkey playwrights and works, makes comparisons. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Oral Exam, Homework,
5 Establishes a relationship between drama writers and major examples of Tanzimat, Constitutional Monarchy and Republic periods. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Oral Exam, Homework,
6 Judges a relationship between drama writers and major examples of Tanzimat, Constitutional Monarchy and Republic periods. Group Study, Brain Storming, Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Oral Exam, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Roots of theatre, reason of emerging, and word meaning
2 Source of the art of theatre and Antique Greek Theatre
3 Turkish theatre of four thousand year before / Turkiye Theatre / Traditional Theatre / Village / Public Theatre (Puppet, Shadow Play, Regimental Play)
4 Relation between theatre and literature, main types of play / Comedy and its types
5 Preparation period of our theatre: 1809-1859
6 Turkish Theatre adopting the Western mentality with the Tanzimat period, the first Turkish play
7 Namık Kemal; Ali Haydar; Ahmet Midhat´s theatre plays; Influence of A.Vefik and Moliere; A. Hâmid and poetic influence of theatre
8 Theatre of Tanzimat Period´s genres and themes
10 Constitutionalism Peirod Turkish theatre. İbnürrefik Ahmet Nuri Sekizinci; Musahipzade Celal and others...
11 Theatre literature in Republic Period; Reşat Nuri, Necip Fazıl, Nazım Hikmet´s plays
12 Haldun Taner; Orhan Asena, Güngör Dilmen... Republic Period theatre plays
13 Republic Period theatre´s problems, themes, genres.
14 From Tanzimat to today, a general look to theatre as a kind of literature, literal value, relationship between other kinds.
Course Notes
Course Resources 1.Türk Tiyatro Edebiyatı Tarihi I, Niyazi Akı
2.Türk Tiyatro Tarihi I, Refik Ahmet Sevengil, Gençlik Ansk., 9. cilt
3.Felsefi Oyun ya da Oyunun Felsefesi, M. Ali Kılıçbay.
4.Tiyatroda Modern-Post-modern, Özen Yula, Birikim, 64(Ağustos 1994).
5.Yirminci Yüzyıl Sonunda Tiyatroda Arayışlar: Postmodern Tiyatro, H. Ata Ünal, (Doktora Tezi), İstanbul, 2004.
6.Tiyatro Ansiklopedisi, Aziz Çalışlar.
7.1983e Türk Tiyatro Tarihi, Metin And.
8.Osmanlı Tiyatrosu, Metin And.
9.Geleneksel Türk Tiyatrosu, Metin And.
10.Meşrutiyet Döneminde Türk Tiyatrosu (1908-1923), Metin And.
11.Türk Tiyatro Tarihi, Metin And.
12.Geleneksel Türk Tiyatrosu, Metin And.
13.Modern Türk Edebiyatının Ana Çizgileri, Kenan Akyüz.
14.Cumhuriyet Dönemi Türk edebiyatı, İnci Enginün.
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Students gain the ability of speaking and writing in Turkish language correctly, clearly and literary. X
2 Students be informed about Atatürk’s principles and reforms.
3 Students aim to gain knowledge of a foreign language at a level of which lets them to follow current researches about Turkish Language and Literature field.
4 Students can analyze Turkish language phonetically, grammatically, syntactically and semantically.
5 Students can evaluate texts written in Turkic languages from the beginning up to modern Turkish literary and grammatically. X
6 Students recognize basic texts of Turkish Language and Literature field; can read and transcribe texts which are representatives of development of Turkic Languages. X
7 Students can evaluate theories of modern and classical literature with regards of literary movements and literary theories and can make critical in point of literature and linguistics. X
8 Students can make literary and interdisciplinary scientific researches about literary periods, literary movements and authors in a sense of professional liability.
9 Students comprehend contents of knowledge of dialects and accents; can analyze texts belonging to Turkey Turkish dialects.
10 Students can make researches about folklore by learning required methods and technics.
11 Students gain the basic knowledge and skills of the ability of making researches and studies in Turkish Language and Literature field. X
12 Students can apply and use their knowledge in academy and in public services which they have gained by their education in Turkish Language and Literature department. X
13 Students gain the awareness of necessity of lifelong learning and gain skills to put it into practice. X
14 Students look out for professional liability and moral values in Turkish Language and Literature field. X
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ödev 100
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 50
1. Final 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 3 48
Mid-terms 1 7 7
Quiz 2 2 4
Assignment 1 10 10
Final examination 1 8 8
Total Workload 125
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5
dersAKTSKredisi 5