Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Modernism and Postmodernism In Literature TDE 469 7 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. Ast.Dr. Selda Gürel, Res. Ast. Neşe Demirdeler, Res Ast. Elmas Karakaş, Res. Ast. Samet Çakmaker, Res. Ast. M.Musrafa Örücü
Course Category
Course Objective Aim of this lesson is to introduce modernism and postmodernism as a concept, to indicate the progress of them as part of history and intellectuality, to present and analyse examples of them in Turkish literautre and western literature,to determine similarities and differences between them by comparing.
Course Content In this lesson, importance of concepts modernism and postmodernism is going to be eloborated, in the way of their literary and artistic systems. Modernism and postmodernism is going to be compared by elaborating literary and historical progress of modernism and postmodernism. Within the lesson, modernism and postmodernism in Turkish and western literatures are also going to be searched by using examples.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Student has this lesson describes modernism and postmodernism concepts with their general characteristics. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Oral Exam, Homework,
2 Distinguishes and think in order similarities and differences between these concepts. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Oral Exam, Homework,
3 Comments on modernist and postmodernist texts. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Oral Exam, Homework,
4 Compares modernist and postmodernist texts with classical ones. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Oral Exam, Homework,
5 Improves his knowledge about modernist and postmodernist period. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Group Study, Brain Storming, Testing, Oral Exam, Homework,
6 Reaches inferences by analysing these texts. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Group Study, Brain Storming, Testing, Oral Exam, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Modernism as a concept and its historical and literary progress.
2 Modernism in west, its origin and rising.
3 Relationship with modernism, reasons and derivation of perception art for art
4 Study example texts from Don Quixote to Ulysses.
5 Modernism in Turkish literature.
6 Modernist narrations and the first attempts.
7 Assessment for A. H. Tanpınars and A. Ş. Hisars novels.
8 Transition period and Oğuz Atay.
10 Modernism as a concept and its historical and literary progress.
11 Comparison of modernism and postmodernism.
12 The first examples in western literature. (I.Calvino, U.Eco, T. Mann , V. Nabakov)
13 Postmodernism in Turkish literature and Orhan Pamuk.
14 Assesments of example texts. (P. Celal, H. Ali Toptaş, L. Tekin, İ.O. Anar, E. Şafak)
Course Notes
Course Resources 1.Ali Akay, Postmodernizm
2.Jale Parla, Don Kişottan Bugüne Roman
3.Terry Eagleton, Edebiyat Kuramları,
4.Yıldız Ecevit, Türk Romanında Postmodernist Açılımlar,
5.Umberto Eco, Anlatı Ormanlarında Altı Gezinti,
6.Umberto Eco, Yorum ve Aşırı Yorum,
7.Berna Moran, Edebiyat Kuramları ve Eleştiri
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.
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. X
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. Ara Sınav 40
1. Ödev 20
1. Kısa Sınav 20
2. Kısa Sınav 20
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 1 2 2
Assignment 1 10 10
Oral Examination 1 2 2
Final examination 1 8 8
Total Workload 125
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5
dersAKTSKredisi 5