Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Contemporary Turkish Poetry TDE 455 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 To introduce poets of Cumhuriyet Period poem, their works and alteration by using texts.
Course Content Founder poets of Cumhuriyet Period, Mehmet Âkif, Y.Kemal, A. Hâşim´s founder roles; Poets of "İkinci Hece" generation N.Fazıl, Dıranas, Tecer etc. their poems characteristics, place of Nazım Hikmet in Turkish Literature, Garip movement and poets of it, poets belong to İkinci Yeni, characteristics of Turkish poem after 1960; poems of poets who are beside movements and groups.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Student has this lesson describes Turkish poems general changing
2 Describes influences of M.Akif, Y.Kemal and A. Hâşim on Cumhuriyet Period
3 Compares symbolists´ influence, lyricism and metaphysical facts in Necip Fazıl´s and his friends´ poems
4 Knows poetical opinion of Garip movement which lead the traditional poem and Nazım Hikmet poem to be broken down. Describe what Garip movement brought
5 Describes the place of Ikinci Yeni movement
6 Describes and compares facts like metaphysical tension, romantism, Anatolianism, socialist realism in poem
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Mehmet Âkif, Yahya Kemal and Ahmet Hâşim´s poems´ effects on Cumhuriyet Period poem
2 Continuation of becoming a nation process and Anatolian romantism in poem and natiolanism
3 "Ikinci hece" generation, victory of rhythm; metaphysical perception and poets of symbolist lyricism
4 Nazım Hikmet and socialist realist movement´s place in Turkish poem
5 Giving up being poetical, refusal of tradition: Garip movement; Orhan Veli; Oktay Rifat and Melih Cevdet Anday
6 Asaf Halet Çelebi and culture poem
7 Poem of Ikinci Yeni, importance of language and image
8 Examples from Turgut Uyar, Edip Cansever, Cemal Süreya, Ece Ayhan and Ülkü Tamers poems
10 Attila Ilhan and lonely, intellectual town-dweller´s poem
11 Sezai Karakoc and place of metaphysical tension in poem
12 Pionner poets of poem after 1960 Cahit Zarifoğlu, Hilmi Yavuz, Ismet Ozel
13 Eighty generation in Turkish poem
14 General assessment of Cumhuriyet Period Turkish poem
Course Notes
Course Resources 1. Akyüz, Kenan. Modern Türk Edebiyatının Ana Çizgileri I
2. Akyüz, Kenan. Batı Tesirinde Türk Şiiri Antolojisi, 1953.
3. Behramoğlu, Ataol. Büyük Türk Şiiri Antolojisi, I, II, İlk Baskı 1987, 4. Baskı 1997.
4. Kurdakul, Şükran. Şairler ve Yazarlar Sözlüğü, 1973.
5. Kurdakul, Şükran. Çağdaş Türk Edebiyatı, 4. Cilt, İstanbul

10. Oktay, Ahmet. Cumhuriyet Dönemi Edebiyatı, (1923-1950), 1993.
11. Özünlü, Ünsal. Edebiyatta Dil Kullanımları
12. Özkırımlı, Atilla. Türk Edebiyatı Ansiklopedisi, 4. Cilt 1982, 4. Baskı 1984.

13. Doğan Aksan, Şiir Dili ve Türk Şiir Dili
14. Tanyeri, Ali. Hilmi Yavuz, Behçet Necatigil Bütün Eserleri 1, İstanbul, 1981.
15. Türk Dili, Aylık Dil ve Yazın Dergisi, Sayı 306, Ankara, Mayıs, 1977.
16. Türk Dili, Aylık Dil ve Edebiyat Dergisi, Sayı 205, Ankara, Ekim 1968.
17. Türk Dili, Aylık Dil ve Yazın Dergisi, Sayı 297, Ankara, 1976.
18. Türk Dili, Aylık Dil ve Yazın Dergisi, Sayı 292, Ocak, 1976.
19. Ünlü, Mahir. Ömer, Özcan. Yirminci Yüzyıl Türk Edebiyatı I, II, III
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. 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. Kısa Sınav 20
1. Ödev 20
1. Sözlü 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 5 5
Quiz 1 1 1
Assignment 1 10 10
Oral Examination 1 1 1
Final examination 1 5 5
Total Workload 118
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 4.72
dersAKTSKredisi 5