ECTS - Social and Cultural Reflections in Turkish Literature in the Republican Era

Social and Cultural Reflections in Turkish Literature in the Republican Era (HUM411) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Social and Cultural Reflections in Turkish Literature in the Republican Era HUM411 3 0 0 3 4
Pre-requisite Course(s)
Course Language Turkish
Course Type N/A
Course Level Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle)
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture, Discussion, Question and Answer, Drill and Practice.
Course Coordinator
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Course Assistants
Course Objectives To increase student’s desire to read books and to get closer to Turkish Literature. To show that literature is connected with social sciences such as history and sociology. To determine the projections of social, cultural and political developments in Turkish literature in the Republican era and to interpret the works written from different perspectives objectively.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • The students who succeeded in this course; • Will have general information about Turkish literature after the Republic, • Will be familiar with the genres, subjects and authors in Turkish literature, • Will experience objective approach to books and authors, • Realize the need to interpret and interpret literary works according to their terms and conditions, • Will try to read the history of the Republic through literary works.
Course Content New Turkish literature period; Tanzimat, constitutionalism, national struggle, acceptance of the Republic, enlightenment, modernism, postmodernism.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 General Introduction Assigned by the Instructor
2 What is literature? Can literary work be defined? The need of human expression. The relation of literature as a fictional genre with society. Assigned by the Instructor
3 Literary works of the Tanzimat period Cultural changes, Public expectations, Positive and negative reactions to the new order.
4 Transition processes after Tanzimat and preparation for the National Struggle.
5 National Struggle and Anatolia in Turkish Literature.
6 The general condition of the people after the acceptance of the Republic.
7 Enlightenment mobilization and Hasan Âli Yücel Translations, The effects of transition to multi-party life on literary Works.
8 Mid-term Exam prepared by the Instructor
9 The first modernist writers and poets in Turkish literature, Garip, İkinci Yeni.
10 During coup and memorandum periods the subject of death and prison in literary works, Migration and worker theme in Turkish literature.
11 Periodic differences and social messages in literary works adapted to television
12 Family relations and dialogues in novels by periods
13 Generation conflicts in literary works after 2000
14 Postmodern Turkish Literature
15 Underground Literature
16 Final Exam Exam prepared by the Instructor


Course Book 1. • Enginün, İnci (2015). Cumhuriyet Dönemi Türk Edebiyatı. Ankara: Dergâh.
2. • Yetiş, Kâzım (2014). Yeni Türk Edebiyatı Seçme Metinler. İstanbul: Kubbealtı Neşriyat.
3. • Yivli, Oktay (Ed.). Modern Türk Edebiyatı. İzmir: Günce.
Other Sources 4. • Dersin sorumlusu tarafından, ön çalışmada adı geçen eserlerden seçme bölümlerin derlendiği ders notu hazırlanacaktır.

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation 1 10
Laboratory - -
Application 1 10
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments - -
Presentation - -
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 1 30
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 50
Toplam 4 100
Percentage of Semester Work
Percentage of Final Work 100
Total 100

Course Category

Core Courses X
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

The Relation Between Course Learning Competencies and Program Qualifications

# Program Qualifications / Competencies Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
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2 Being able to collaborate in a multidisciplinary manner at the national and international levels, independently or jointly planning design projects in interdisciplinary work, and taking on responsibilities to execute/manage them in the field of interior architecture.
3 Having knowledge about the principles, laws, regulations and standards related to the field of interior architecture; being aware of professional ethics, duties and responsibilities.
4 Being able to obtain the necessary data using accurate research methods and techniques, interpreting the results, and transforming the theoretical knowledge acquired by generating counter-arguments/syntheses, evaluating them, and applying them to alternative design solutions in the practical domain in the field of interior architecture.
5 Expressing data, ideas, design solutions and projects accurately and effectively by using oral, written and/or visual communication techniques and technology in the interior architectural design process.
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7 Providing a holistic design approach by developing details through the appropriate selection of furnishing, product and material in the interior architectural design process.
8 Creating space with the influence of psychology, sociology, philosophy, architecture and art by using scientific and technical knowledge that will respond to aesthetic and functional needs in the field of interior architecture.
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ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours) 16 3 48
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 14 3 42
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Homework Assignments
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 1 4 4
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 6 6
Total Workload 100