Course Information
Course Title Code Semester T + P ECTS
Introduction to Modern Turkish Literature TDE109 1 3 + 0 5

Prerequisites Absent

Language Turkish
Level Bachelor's Degree
Type Compulsory
Coordinator Assist.Prof. BETÜL MUTLU
Instructors Assist.Prof. Musa DEMİR , Assist.Prof. BETÜL MUTLU
Goals After the declaration of the Tanzimat Edict of 1839 began the life of the Turkish culture and literature to provide information about what's new. Prepared to interpret the reasons for the emergence of Modern Turkish Literature, Modern Turkish Literature Turkish Literature by comparing with the old, literary figures and works of preparing to introduce the new Turkish Literature. With the new literary genres of Western literature of Turkish literature, understand the shape and content changes. The new boundaries of the site and provide information about Turkish literature.
Contents Introduction to the New Turkish literature; Westernization movement gives an overview of 19th century. Turkish poetry in the first half of the 19th century. The first half of the prose (and change the language of official correspondence; historians, language, memory writers, works reflecting the European impressions); new people and organizations that educate the first generation of Ed.ın; M.Reşit Pasha, pens and so on.; parliament, wisdom, freedom and so on.; literary institutions and the Turkish Ed.ına species from the West: newspapers, novels and stories, literary theory and criticism, theater, essays and so on.; new characteristic features of Turkish literature, constitute the content of this course.
Work Placement(s) Absent

Number Learning Outcomes
1 She/he correlates between change of civilization and literature.
2 She/he understands historical and social conditions determine development of literature and utilize its studies.
3 She/he correlates between political developments and literature. It analiyses similarity and diversities between Modern Turkish Literature and Former Turkish Literature.
4 She/he investigates items (genre, conception etc.) come from Western Literature.
5 She/he exerts interactions between Turkish and Western cultures to literary texts.
6 (Waiting for translation) Yeni Türk edebiyatını kuran şair ve yazarları tanır.

Mode of Delivery Face-to-Face
Planned Learning Activities & Teaching Methods 1: Narration , 2: Question and answer (Q&A), 3: Discussion, 4: Exercise and application
Assessment Methods Examination

Course Content
Week Topics Study Materials
1 Presentation of Literary concept and periodization of Turkish Literature with its causes read the course material to be processed.
2 Historical and cultural contidions forming Modern Turkish Literature read the course material to be processed.
3 Tanzimats of the first generation: Şinasi read the course material to be processed.
4 Ziya Paşa read the course material to be processed.
5 Namık Kemal read the course material to be processed.
6 Tanzimats of the second generation: Recaizade Mahmut Ekrem read the course material to be processed.
7 Abdülhak Hamit Tarhan read the course material to be processed.
8 Sami Paşazade Sezai read the course material to be processed.
9 Midterms Repetition of the topics included in the exam.
10 Ahmet Mithat Efendi read the course material to be processed.
11 Muallim Naci read the course material to be processed.
12 Ara Nesil period and developments in this period read the course material to be processed.
13 Ara Nesil of poets and writers read the course material to be processed.
14 General evaluation of the semester read the course material to be processed.

Textbook -19. Asır Türk Edebiyatı Tarihi, Ahmet Hamdi Tanpınar, Çağlayan Kitabevi, (7.bas.) İstanbul,1998 -Kenan Akyüz; Modern Türk Edebiyatının Ana Çizgileri, İnkılap Kitabevi,İstanbul 1995 -Yeni Türk Edebiyatı Tanzimat'tan Cumhuriyet'e (1839-1923), İnci Enginün, Dergah Yayınları, (5.bas.),İstanbul 2010
Additional Resources -Yeni Türk Edebiyatı El Kitabı, Ramazan Korkmaz (Editör) -Yeni Türk Edebiyatı Antolojisi; İnci Eningün, Zeynep Kerman ve Abdullah Uçman ile birlikte. -Orhan Okay; Batılılaşma Devri Türk Edebiyatı -Resimli Türk Edebiyatı Tarihi, Nihat Sami Banarlı -Yenileşme Dönemi Türk Şiiri ve Antolojisi 1 (1860-1920), Şerif Aktaş, Akçağ Yayınları (3.bas.)Ankara, 2005 - Yenileşme Dönemi Türk Şiiri ve Antolojisi 2 (1920-1940), Şerif Aktaş, Akçağ Yayınları (4.bas.)Ankara, 2008

Assessment System Quantity Percentage
In-Term Studies
Mid-terms 1 100
In-Term Total 1 100
Contribution of In-Term Studies to Overall 40
Contribution of Final Exam to Overall 60
Total 100

Course's Contribution to PLO
No Key Learning Outcomes Level
1 2 3 4 5
1 Possessing, on the basis of competency in the field, advanced level theoretical and practical knowledge of the field supported by textbooks with updated information, practice equipments, research methods and techniques applied to field studies and other resources. x
2 Using of advanced theoretical and practical knowledge within the field. x
3 Using and interpreting acquired advanced knowledge and skills within the field of human sciences in areas of education, research and community service. x
4 Taking responsibility both as a team member and individually in order to solve unexpected complex problems faced within the implementations in the field. x
5 Planning and managing activities towards the development of subordinates x
6 Planning personal and institutional development using knowledge and skills in the field x
7 Evaluating the knowledge and skills acquired at an advanced level in the field with a critical approach. x
8 Determining learning needs of subordinates and direct the learning. x
9 Developing positive attitude towards lifelong learning. x
10 Informing people and institutions on issues in the field, transferring ideas and solution proposals to problems theoretically and practically x
11 Sharing the ideas and solution proposals to problems on issues in the field with professionals and non-professionals by the supporting of qualitative and quantitative data via various communication instruments. x
12 Joining various social, cultural and artistic events in the field of Human Sciences. x
13 Monitoring the developments in the field and share information with peers by using a foreign language at least at a level of European Language Portfolio B1 General Level. x
14 Using programs required in the field ; informatics and communication technologies in advanced level x
15 Collecting, interpreting, applying field-related data and share it with related person, organizations and institutions x
16 Oversee ethical values in the process of the implementation of information. x
17 Supporting the universality of social and cultural rights in the field ; possessing sufficient consciousness of social justice and protecting the historical and cultural heritage x
18 Carrying out interdisciplinary studies in the field. x
19 Acting in accordance with the framework of the quality processes. x

Activities Quantity Duration (Hour) Total Work Load (h)
Course Duration 14 3 42
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 14 7 98
Mid-terms 1 2 2
Final examination 1 2 2
Total Work Load (h) 144
Total Work Load / 30 (h) 4.8
ECTS Credit of the Course 5