ECTS - Selections from 17th and 18th century English Literature

Selections from 17th and 18th century English Literature (ELIT202) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Selections from 17th and 18th century English Literature ELIT202 3 0 0 3 5
Pre-requisite Course(s)
None
Course Language English
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.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Course Assistants
Course Objectives The aim of this course is to make students have an overall idea of the literary tendencies and movements of the 17th and 18th centuries. The course will focus on prose and a few pioneering works of criticism. There will be a close reading of the selected texts followed by class discussions.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • will have learned about the social, cultural, and intellectual tendencies of the period
  • will have become acquainted with the leading prose writers of the period.
  • will have learned how to analyze a literary work.
  • will have acquired the ability to make relevant and wise comments on a particular literary work.
  • will have gained knowledge about the necessary basis for the 17-18th:c prose works
Course Content Background Information about the 17th and 18th centuries: texts by such eminent authors of the period as Jonson, Donne, Bacon, Hobbes, Locke, Dryden, Bunyan, Swift, Johnson

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Background information about the historical, literary, socio-cultural, and political tendencies and their impact on the 17th-18th. centuries Britain. The Norton Anthology of English Literature, vol.1, 6th edition
2 "Timber or Discoveries" by Ben Jonson The Norton Anthology of English Literature, p.1254-1257
3 "Meditation 17" by John Donne The Norton Anthology of English Literature, p.1123-1124
4 "Of Truth" by Francis Bacon The Norton Anthology of English Literature, p.1258
5 "Of Marriage and Single Life" by Francis Bacon The Norton Anthology of English Literature, p. 1260
6 Leviathan-"The Introduction" and "The Artificial Man" by Thomas Hobbes The Norton Anthology of English Literature, p. 1659-60
7 An Essay Concerning Human Understanding" by John Locke The Norton Anthology of English Literature, p. 1757-1761
8 Midterm Review
9 The Restoration and 18th century "An Essay of Dramatic Poesy" by John Dryden The Norton Anthology of English Literature, p. 1838-1844
10 The Pilgrim's Progress by John Bunyan The Norton Anthology of English Literature, s. 1856-64
11 The Pilgrim's Progress by John Bunyan The Norton Anthology of English Literature, s. 1856-64
12 Midterm Review
13 "A Modest Proposal" by Jonathan Swift The Norton Anthology of English Literature, p. 2181-2187
14 "A Modest Proposal" by Jonathan Swift The Norton Anthology of English Literature, p. 2181-2187
15 The Preface to Shakespeare "Shakespeare's Excellence, General Nature" by Samuel Johnson The Norton Anthology of English Literature, s. 2393
16 Final exam Review

Sources

Other Sources 1. Abrams, M.H. Gen. Ed.The Norton Anthology of English Literature. Vol I. 6th ed.New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 1993.

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation - -
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments - -
Presentation 1 10
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 2 50
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 40
Toplam 4 100
Percentage of Semester Work 60
Percentage of Final Work 40
Total 100

Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses X
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
1 To be able to use English language competently concerning four basic skills, namely listening, reading, speaking, and writing X
2 To have extensive theoretical knowledge about English literature. X
3 To gain knowledge about literary theories and to be able to apply these theories to various literary texts X
4 To acquire detailed knowledge about British culture in all its aspects X
5 To be able to compare and contrast English literature with other literatures through works from different periods and genres. X
6 To be able to compare and contrast British culture with other cultures X
7 To plan, organize, and conduct the activities related to the field X
8 To acquire the skills of creative, critical, and analytical thinking X
9 To gain knowledge about how to conduct an academic research and to use the acquired knowledge in accordance with the purpose of the research X
10 To acquire professional ethics and to use them in the process of research and production X
11 The ability to translate various kinds of texts from different disciplines both from English into Turkish and from Turkish into English X
12 To get prepared for professional life by developing a sense of responsibility through individual tasks and group projects X
13 To be able to understand and decipher various discourses involved in literature such as literary, philosophical, psychological, cultural, critical and theoretical discourses in English language X
14 To be able to understand and be a part of world culture X

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours)
Laboratory
Application
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class
Presentation/Seminar Prepration 1 10 10
Project
Report
Homework Assignments
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 2 20 40
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 30 30
Total Workload 80