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ELIT101 - Survey of English Literature I (3 + 0) 7

Old English Period background; Middle English Period background; 16th century background; sonnet tradition; 17th century background; John Milton.

ELIT103 - Literary Terms and Movements (3 + 0) 7

Fiction, non-fiction, prose, short story, novella, tale, fable, saga, legend, myth, romance, types of novel, drama, poetry and definition of major literary movements

ELIT105 - Research Techniques and Academic Writing (3 + 0) 7

General characteristics of academic paragraphs and essays that are coherent, cohesive and well-organized as well as the skills of doing research for a given topic and the basics of MLA citation rules.

ELIT107 - Advanced English Grammar and Writing I (3 + 0) 4

Tenses, modals, passive voice, countable and uncountable nouns, articles, writing paragraphs and essays.

ELIT102 - Survey of English Literature II (3 + 0) 7

Four literary periods: the Restoration, Romantic, Victorian, and the 20th century

ELIT104 - Mythology and the Epic Tradition (3 + 0) 7

Ancient Greek and Roman Myths, Homer`s Iliad and Odyssey

ELIT106 - Cultural History of Britain (3 + 0) 7

An understanding and knowledge of political, cultural, social, intellectual and economic history of Britain from the Anglo-Saxon Period to the 20th century.

ELIT108 - Advanced English Grammar and Writing II (3 + 0) 4

Sentence structure, adverbial clauses, noun clauses, relative clauses, types of sentences, sentence analysis, types of the essay.

ELIT203 - Introduction to Drama (3 + 0) 5

Drama and theatre, the historical evaluation and dramatic elements of theatre, analysis of dramatic texts.

ELIT205 - Translation I (3 + 0) 5

Translation of various texts from English to Turkish; a comparative study of the source and the target languages, particularly from a grammatical perspective, complex sentence structures, their comparison on a contextual basis.

ELIT207 - Medieval English Literature (3 + 0) 6

Anglo Saxon Period: Epic; Anglo Norman Period: Romance, Late Middle Ages: Dream Poetry, frame-tales, hagiography, saints? legends, fabliaux.

ELIT209 - Renaissance English Literature (3 + 0) 5

Poetry and prose by the outstanding writers and poets such as Wyatt, Surrey, Sidney, Spenser and Shakespeare.

ELIT211 - Science Fiction and Fantasy (3 + 0) 5

Historical background of science fiction and fantasy, analysing several texts

ELIT212 - Short Fiction (3 + 0) 5

Elements of Fiction, Definition of short-fiction and Analyses of several works

ELIT314 - Travel Writing (3 + 0) 5

Charting the genre, paths to the real world, paths to the self, the Home Tour, travel writing in the 19th century, women?s travel writing, British travel writing in the 20th century, postcolonial travel writing.

ELIT318 - The Gothic Tradition (3 + 0) 5

The tradition of English gothic literature ranging from the 18th century to 20th century with the help of selected literary works and theoretical articles.

ELIT323 - Major Topics in Poetry (3 + 0) 5

The themes of death, Carpe Diem, immortality, love, innocence and experience, time and change, marriage, patriotism, nature and country life, industrialism and the city, war in poetry

ELIT331 - Major Topics in Cultural Studies: Representation of Violence (3 + 0) 5

The theme of violence covered in different genres such as short fiction, film and drama.

ELIT333 - American Drama (3 + 0) 5

The historical development of American theater and the analyses of plays by major playwriters.

ELIT334 - American Literature (3 + 0) 5

Selected American literary works written between the late 18th to 20th century with a particular emphasis on the historical, social and political circumstances.

ELIT336 - Drama and Performance (3 + 0) 5

This course primarily aims at exploring British theatre from 1950s to 1990s with a historical, social and political context.

ELIT339 - 17th Century Poetry (3 + 0) 5

Background information: a close reading and analysis of selected poems by such leading poets of the period as B. Jonson, T. Carew, J. Suckling, R. Herrick, R. Lovelace, J. Donne, G. Herbert, H. Vaughan, A. Marvell.

ELIT412 - Postcolonial Literature (3 + 0) 5

Analyses of literary texts related to the field of colonialism and the following movements of independence.

ELIT415 - Women Writers (3 + 0) 5

The study of examples of different works by women writers to illustrate the development of women`s literature.

ELIT437 - Psychology and Literature (3 + 0) 5

Analyses of short stories through psychoanalysis and application of Freud and Jung`s theory and concepts to literary works.

ELIT429 - Literature and the City (3 + 0) 5

A focus on the city in such genres as novel, novella, short story, prose, and poetry.

ELIT430 - Gender and Literature (3 + 0) 5

Sex, gender, patriarchy, feminist critical approaches.

ELIT433 - Humour (3 + 0) 5

The concept of humour in British cinema and television; socio-political, cultural, and psychological perspectives through a selection of films and TV serials

ELIT213 - Short Story (3 + 0) 5

Elements of fiction, definition of short-fiction and analyses of several works.

ELIT322 - Major Topics in Fiction (3 + 0) 5

Major topics in fction: realism and naturalism.

ELIT420 - Absurd Literature (3 + 0) 5

Existentialism, philosophy of the absurd, literary and dramatic examples

ELIT427 - Comparative Literature (3 + 0) 5

A large variety of short stories by outstanding writers, both from western and non-western countries

ELIT204 - Shakespeare I (3 + 0) 5

Shakespeare's plays in dramatic, historical, cultural, and political context; his comedies and romances, close readings of a selection of plays.

ELIT206 - Translation II (3 + 0) 5

Translation of various texts from Turkish to English; a comparative study of the source and the target languages, particularly from a grammatical perspective; complex sentence structures and their comparison on a contextual basis.

ELIT208 - 17th Century English Literature (3 + 0) 6

Background information about the 17th century England

ELIT210 - Neoclassical English Literature (3 + 0) 5

The works of restoration and enlightenment writers and poets.

ELIT312 - Shakespeare Studies (3 + 0) 5

The reflections of Shakespearean plays in other mediums.

ELIT319 - Contemporary American Fiction (3 + 0) 5

Fiction of the US from 1945 onwards.

ELIT341 - Literature and Film (0 + 0) 6

Relatıionship between literature and film.

ELIT434 - Visual Culture (3 + 0) 6

The relationship between arts and literature.

ELIT317 - Realism and Naturalism in Literature (3 + 0) 5

Major topics in fiction: Realism and Naturalism.

ELIT321 - Major Topics in Genre (3 + 0) 5

Eevaluation of different genres.

ELIT324 - Major Topics in Literature (3 + 0) 6

This course includes major topics and themes in literature.

ELIT329 - Shakespeare in Film (3 + 0) 5

The reflections of Shakespeare`s plays in film.

ELIT417 - Postmodernism in Literature (3 + 0) 5

Postmodern literature in English and American literature.

ELIT419 - Interdisciplinary Approaches to Literature (3 + 0) 5

The relationship between literature and different fields of humanities.

ELIT301 - 18th Century Novel (3 + 0) 6

The novel as a literary genre and representative 18th century English novels.

ELIT303 - Contemporary Drama (3 + 0) 5

Selected British dramatic texts written in the 20th century with a particular emphasis on the generic qualities and the theatre movements that each play belongs to.

ELIT305 - Shakespeare II (3 + 0) 5

Shakespearean tragedy and analyses of such plays, Shakespearean dramatic tradition.

ELIT302 - 19th Century Novel (3 + 0) 6

Historical, cultural and literary context from the early 19th century to the death of Queen Victoria; reading and discussion of novels by major novelists of the period such as the Bronte sisters, Charles Dickens, George Eliot and Thomas Hardy.

ELIT304 - Romantic and 19th Century Poetry (3 + 0) 5

Romantic Movement and Romantic poetry, Victorian Poetry.

ELIT401 - 20th Century and Contemporary Poetry (3 + 0) 7

The historical, cultural and literary context of the period from 1900 to the present; major poetic movements, trends, poets and poems in modern British poetry.

ELIT403 - Introduction to Literary Theory (3 + 0) 7

Literary theory from antiquity to the early 20th century.

ELIT405 - Seminar (3 + 0) 5

Research techniques and academic paper writing rules.

ELIT402 - 20th c. And Contemporary Novel (3 + 0) 7

Modernist and postmodernist novel.

ELIT404 - Modern Literary Theory and Criticism (3 + 0) 7

The varieties, achievements and developments of literary criticism in the 20th century

ELIT406 - Graduation Project (3 + 0) 5

Conducting an academic research with the tools gained in ELIT 405 Seminar course with relevant research and academic integrity rules.