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Course Code: 
EDTR 442
Course Period: 
Course Type: 
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Course Objectives: 
The aim of this course is to teach the major figures of modern Turkish poetry and the the prominent turning points of the genre. Following the projections of Turkish modernity, thematic and structural changes of Turkish poetry is also an issue of the lecture.
Course Content: 

Modern poetry; Structural and thematic changes in form and content. Biographies of prominent figures. Analysis of major works in genre.    

Course Methodology: 
1. Lecture 2. Case study 3. Discussion 4. Demonstration 5. Group work 6. Microteaching 7. Problem solving
Course Evaluation Methods: 
. Classical exam B. Multiple-choice test C. Incomplete D. True-False E. Oral exam F. Portfolio

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Course Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1) Historicising the content and the form of poems. 1 1,2
2)  Teaching the biographies of major poetic figures. 1 1,2
3)  Analysing the major poems of contemporary Turkish literature. 1 1,2
4)  Reading the poems in order to understand historical debates and crises. 1 1,2



Course Flow

Week Topics Study Materials
1 A Panaroma of Contemporary Turkish Poetry

Memleket Şiirleri

Related Readings
2  Faruk Nafiz Çamlıbel-Han Duvarları Related Readings
3  Ahmet Muhip Dıranas- Fahriye Abla

Ağrı Şiiri

Related Readings
4  Ahmet Kutsi Tecer – Nerdesin

Şiirimizde Folklor

Related Readings
5  Cahit Sıtkı Tarancı- Otuz Beş Yaş Related Readings
6  Ahmet Hamdi Tanpınar- Bütün Şiirleri- Antalyalı Genç Kıza Mektup

Bursa’da Zaman – Beş Şehir’den Bursa

Related Readings
7 Ara Sınavlar Related Readings
8 1940 sonrası Türk Şiiri

I.Yeni Hareketi – Garip Hareketi

Related Readings
9 Orhan Veli Kanık-Oktay Rıfat ve Melih Cevdet Related Readings
10  II.Yeni Hareketi. Atilla İlhan. Turgut Uyar. Related Readings
11  Sezai Karakoç. Edip Cansever Related Readings
12  Yedi Meşaleciler-Müstakil İsimler- Behçet Necatigil Related Readings
13  Mehmet Çınarlı- Gültekin Samanoğlu Related Readings
14  Hilmi Yavuz – Tuğrul Tanyol Related Readings



Recommended Sources

Required Faruk Nafiz Çamlıbel Ve Şiirleri

Ahmet Kutsi Tece ve Şirrleri

Ahmet Muhir Dıranas ve Şiirleri

Cahir Sıtkı Tarancı : Bütün Şiirleri

Ahmet Hamdi Tanpınar : Bütün Şiirleri

Mehmet Kaplan : Tanpınar’ın Şiir Dünyası

Orhan Veli Kanık : Bütün Şiirleri- Denize Doğru

Mehmet Kaplan : Şiir Tahlilleri II

Recommended İnci Enginün : Cumhuriyet Dönemi Türk Edebiyatı



Material Sharing

Documents Additional course notes delivered by the lecturer.




Mid-term 1 40
Total   100



COURSE CATEGORY Expertise/Field Courses



Course’s Contribution to Program

No Program Learning Outcomes Contribution
1 2 3 4 5  
1 To have the necessary knowledge about “History of Turkish Language” as a part of teaching Turkish language and literature curriculum in high schools.      X        
2 To have the necessary knowledge about “Turkey Turkish” and “Modern Turkish Grammar” as a part of Turkish language and literature teaching in high schools.      X        
3 To have the necessary knowledge about historical lexicology and philological evolution of Turkish language.   X        
4 To have the necessary knowledge about the stages of acculturation and oral / written sources of Turkish language.   X        
5 To have the necessary knowledge about modern Turkish dialects and their literatures.   X        
6 To have the necessary knowledge about “History of Turkish Literature” as a part of Turkish language and literature teaching in high schools.        X      
7 To have the necessary knowledge about all major figures of Turkish literature (writer, poet, critic, academic, etc.) as a part of Turkish language and literature teaching in high schools.             X      
8 To have the necessary knowledge about oral / written sources of medieval and early modern Turkish literature.     X      
9 To have the necessary knowledge about modern Turkish literature from Tanzimat to Republic period throughout the history.     X      
10 To instruct students to synthesize the dynamics of Turkish modernization with the content of Turkish Language and Literature teaching and to have critical attitudes with historiography of Turkish literature.        X    
11 To instruct students to make critical readings of worldwide / national classics listed by Ministry of National Education .       X    
12 To instruct students to synthesize their common knowledge of literary genres, forms and literary history with the theoretical frameworks about construction of national history.          X    
13 To have ability to design original materials for field education and develop new projects.         X  
14 To have the necessary knowledge about paleography, research and presentation techniques using in Humanities.         X  
15 To have a critical and comparative perspective about Turkish literature among world literatures.     X      




Activities Quantity Duration
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 15 3 45
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 15 4 60
Mid-terms 1 3 3
Final 1 3 3
Total Work Load     111
Total Work Load / 25 (h)     4.44
ECTS Credit of the Course     5