Women Writers (ELIT415) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Women Writers ELIT415 3 0 0 3 5
Pre-requisite Course(s)
N/A
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 the course is to acquaint the students with the development and general features of English women writers from the 16th century to the present.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • learn the general features and development of women's literature from the 16th century to the present.
Course Content Analysis of literary works by women writers to illustrate the development of women's literature

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Introduction Introduction
2 Introduction Introduction
3 Women writers of the 16th century Women writers of the 16th century
4 Women writers of 16th century Women writers of 16th century
5 Women writers of 17th century Women writers of 17th century
6 Women writers of 17th century Women writers of 17th century
7 Women writers of 18th century Women writers of 18th century
8 Women writers of 18th century Women writers of 18th century
9 Midterm Exam Midterm Exam
10 Women writers of 19th century Women writers of 19th century
11 Women writers of 19th century Women writers of 19th century
12 Women writers of 19th century Women writers of 19th century
13 Women writers of 20th and 21st centuries Women writers of 20th and 21st centuries
14 Women writers of 20th and 21st centuries Women writers of 20th and 21st centuries
15 Revision Revision
16 Final Exam Final Exam

Sources

Course Book 1. Showalter, Elaine. A Literature of their Own
Other Sources 2. Queen Elizabeth I, "On Monsieur's Departure"
3. Behn, Aphra. "The Willing Mistress," "The History of the Nun"
4. Burney, Frances. "The Diary and Letters of Madame D'Arbay," Evelina
5. Wolstencraft, Mary. A Vindication of the Rights of Women.
6. Austen, Jane. "Love and Friendship," Pride and Prejudice
7. Shelley, Mary. Frankenstein
8. Bronte, Charlotte. Jane Eyre
9. Eliot, George. "Women in France," "Silly Novels by Women Novelists"
10. Woolf, Virginia. A Room of One's Own
11. Winterson, Jeanette. "Poetics of Sex"
12. Carter, Angela. "Blood Story"

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation - -
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments 2 15
Presentation - -
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 2 35
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 50
Toplam 5 100
Percentage of Semester Work 50
Percentage of Final Work 50
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) 16 3 48
Laboratory
Application
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 14 2 28
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Project
Report
Homework Assignments 2 5 10
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 2 10 20
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 25 25
Total Workload 131