Curriculum

Course Code Course Name Credit Theoretical Lab/Practical ECTS
TYL511 TÜRK DILI VE EDEBIYATI ARAŞTIRMA YÖNTEMLERI 3 3 0 6
The general knowledge related with research is adapted to literature courses. Biography and autobiography reviews are made and articles are written. The course helps in gaining skills about how to write a scientific article and how to prepare and present scientific research reports. The capability of analysing research techniques is gained. Course participants learn to evaluate the literature through different methodologies. The course also covers the stages of the research and differentiates the resources as being qualitative or quantitative. The literature of Turkish and Turkish literature are the main sources. The course enables participants to develop the subject and narrow it. A researcher should be able: to offer debatable statements, to have a grasp of research techniques, to source reliable references, to make quantitative analyses, and to write research and present it. The main research and analysing techniques which cover the sub-branches of historical-geographical technique and linguistic text analysis are covered. Comparative evaluations of sources and academic works.
TYL512 TÜRKLÜK BILGISI TARIHI 3 3 0 6
This course entails the examination of Turkish language and literature in terms of both time and space, including studies of the main sources and basic theories, concepts related to Turkish culture and civilization, a view from a broad perspective before and after Islam, and factors forming Turkish culture and literature. The course aims to examine the change and development of Turkish culture, investigate the place and importance of Turkish culture in world cultures, developed approaches, and the birth of Turkology, founded in Turkey and globally. Turkology departments and their functions are studied, including an examination of Turkology studies in the Western world and assessment of academic work in the Turkish world, and a consideration of the literature of Turkology. It is a course which aims to reach both an analytic and a critical perspective in the history of Turkish.
TYL590 SEMINER 0 3 0 6
The main sources of the sub-disciplines in the field of Turkish Language and Literature are studies on the application of methods. The student who knows the main sources of sub-sciences in the field of Turkish Language and Literature goes through the process of evaluating and presenting the data obtained from research. They reach and acquire resources in the field of Turkish Language and Literature. They know basic research methods and theories. They carry out practical studies using basic research methods and theories. They can apply these methods to texts. Literary theories can be identified correctly in the work of writers. Scientific research methods can be analyzed and text analysis can be done in the light of these methods. They conuct scientific research on texts and report and present their results. The work prepared in accordance with the scientific research methods is presented under the supervision of a supervisor.
TYLXX1 SEÇMELİ I 3 3 0
TYLXX2 SEÇMELİ II 3 3 0
TYLXX3 SEÇMELİ III 3 3 0
TYLXX4 SEÇMELİ IV 3 3 0
TYLXX5 SEÇMELİ V 3 3 0
Course Code Course Name Credit Theoretical Lab/Practical ECTS
TYL500 THESIS 0 3 0 25
The thesis is an original, scientific work that the candidate uses during their academic education. It is the work of students who have successfully completed their credit courses and seminar course, who are proposed by the Presidency of the Department and approved by the Graduate School Administrative Board and have secured the advisorship of the thesis advisor. Within the framework of scientific methods and relevant legislation, a unique study proven by the authority to perform scientific research in the field is undertaken. Objective and scientific qualities of the research outcomes, which are of importance for enhancing knowledge on a certain subject and for developing their scientific writing skills, are presented. The thesis that will be prepared at the end of the graduate study must fulfil one of the qualifications of bringing innovation, developing a new scientific method, and applying a known method to a new field.
Course Code Course Name Credit Theoretical Lab/Practical ECTS
TYL501 HALKBILIMI KURAM VE YÖNTEMLERI 3 3 0 25
The course focuses on the nature of folklore and the identification of the main research areas in order to; gain the intellectual tools and equipment that a practicing folklorist should possess, to research the general qualities of national folklore theories and practices in some countries, to study plans of village, town and city monographs in the framework of Turkish folklore and their application, to study various aspects of the concept of field research in folklore, determination of research topic, analysis and compilation plans, main principles and applications of observation (observation) method, to study the evolution of folkloric thought in the history of Western thought, the mythological school and its practices, the formation of variants in the migration of folklore and folklore, and the practical work of Axel Olrik in the context of the epic law. The basic principles of the historical-geographical Fin School and comparative studies of domestic and foreign research are considered within this framework.
TYL510 ESKI ANADOLU TÜRKÇESI 3 3 0 25
Ancient Anatolian Turkish, which is known by different names in the literature such as; Western Turkish, South West Turkish, Ancient Oghuz Turkish, Ancient Ottoman Turkish, and Ancient Turkey Turkish, is the first step of the first written work which was developed in 13th century. The first objective of this course is to explain this writing type within its social, political and historical context. After explaining the formation stage of the related writing type, bilingualism that is observed in the first written documents, which is also counted as the hybrid language that reflects both East and West Turkish, is mentioned. This course, which starts with the text analysis of works which show hybrid language such as Behcetu-l Hadaik, continues with the analysis of the language of handwritten works, which show the changes of the three main steps of Ancient Anatolian Turkish.
TYL521 ELEŞTIRI KURAM VE YÖNTEMLERI 3 3 0 25
In response to the free and unique nature of the creativity action, the task of the examiner is to translate literary experience into intellectual terms and in order to be able to transform this into knowledge, it must maintain a consistent methodology of understanding in a rational way. At the beginning of this series, the course focuses on the history of literary theories, criticising in general, comparative and experimental way, determining the relationship between the work of art and the story of life, work of art and psychology, sociology and other arts within the context of external approach to literary works. In the second stage, the processes related to the internal approach of the study of literary works; the criteria such as the form of existence of the literary work, harmony of sound, rhythm and measure, style and stylistics, image, metaphor, symbol and myth, essence and form of storyteller are applied. Practical studies on the essence and forms of narrative founder are done.
TYL502 ESKI TÜRK EDEBIYATINDA NESIR 3 3 0 25
The course focuses on types of prose in Old Turkish Literature, including the introduction and analysis of the historical development of the prose in old Turkish Literature, recognizing, reading, understanding and interpreting the main text types of Ottoman Turkish literature. The literary texts of the Ottoman period are not merely poetry, there are many prose texts, produced during that period, which meet the literary and cultural requirements of that period, listed as; the skill of recognizing, reading and interpreting these texts. Study also focuses on artists who wrote in prose type in Old Turkish Literature, the ability to read, understand and interpret a large number of literary, historical, religious, and mystical texts by framing prose texts of Turkish literature (epic stories, folk tales, stories, menacbnames, tezkires et al.), and studies on old prose in Turkish Literature.
TYL520 ESKI TÜRK EDEBIYATINDA ŞIIR 3 3 0 25
The course involves reading the main sources of the features and historical development of the ancient Turkish poetry, study of; the history of ancient Turkish poetry, the developmental stages since the establishment of the ancient Turkish poetry, foreign influences in Ottoman poetry, comparison of Ottoman poetry texts with Arabic and Persian literary poetry texts, introducing and analysing the poetry examples written in various poetry forms belonging to the period of Old Turkish Literature, structural features of ancient Turkish poetry, the meaning of ancient Turkish poetry, reading, examining and interpreting the samples of gazel, kaside, mesnevi, musammat etc. that belong to some major representatives, uncovering the traditional structure of ancient Turkish poetry, presenting the stylish renewals of texts, and evaluation of texts on the aesthetic structure of ancient Turkish poetry.
TYL505 YENI TÜRK EDEBIYATI KAYNAKLARI 3 3 0 25
The course includes the acquisition of historical, academic and critical perspectives on the main sources of prose (article, memory, travel, letter, history) novel and story, poetry, theater, criticism and other literary genres, and an examination of the sources of folk theatre in the creation of the first period works in the theatre genre. The period covered starts from the first poetics about the structure of the new poetry, which has undergone a major change since the nineteenth century through to scanning the literature in the literary canon. This involves determining the historical origins of the new Turkish Literature genres and conducting library research, determining the methods of accumulation in electronic resources, compilation of information about New Turkish Literature in literary history, and the examination of master's and doctoral theses which have been made in the field of new Turkish literature in Cyprus and Turkey.
TYL519 ESKI TÜRK EDEBIYATI METIN İNCELEMELERI 3 3 0 25
The course aims to apply the traditional commentary and analysis examples of the texts of the old Turkish Literature tradition and modern theoretical analysis approaches. This involves; displaying details to make texts readable and understandable, a focus on Arabic and Persian grammar bases, a consideration of the applicability of modern approaches through traditional commentary method, daily and weekly annotation and analysis work, text interpretation and criticism methods applied to texts, studies on how to interpret texts according to which method and how to interpret them, Ottoman writing styles, reading works of handwritten texts of various periods of literature, and the examination of Ottoman printed texts. By examining the texts of ancient Turkish literature with modern approaches, a wide range of inland interpretation techniques are developed from the style of the poets to the characteristics of the devolution.
TYL504 AŞIK EDEBIYATI 3 3 0 25
The course is designed to make chronological and monographic studies and examinations on the birth, development and results of Minstrel Literature between the XVI and XX centuries. The course includes investigation of social, cultural and historical factors in the formation of poetry based on cultural history and general sources of Turkish history, factors that prepared the emergence of Minstrel Literature, the comparison of the practices within the traditions of Minstrel literature with other practices in the Turkish world, revealing similar and different aspects, investigation of the causes and consequences of the influence areas of Minstrel literature representatives showing the differences according to centuries. The course aims to make methodical scientific studies on the texts through research which descends to the origins with historical and geographical methods on folk tales, one of the important products of Minstrel Literature. This results in investigation of the effects and reflections of the traditional narrative on modern and post-modern examples of contemporary literature.
TYL508 GENEL DILBILIM 3 3 0 25
This course starts with the introduction of linquistics, content, theoretical framework, and the methodological differences between grammar and this scientific field are explained. Before structural linquistics, the historical process of language analyses is given following Saussure's modern linquistics establishment and primary concepts. In this course types of signs are introduced, where schools after Saussure, who focused on the separation of language and word, and Chomsky's relationship between competence and performance, are emphasized. Methods used in basic areas of linquistics such as phonology and morphology are introduced, phonem and morpheme theories are covered. Segment and suprasegmental phonemes, associated and independent morphemes are explained. Basic applications in semantics are carried out concurrently with Turkish methodology. Using Chomsky's producer-alternate sentence method, classic syntaxes are compared.
TYL509 YENI TÜRK EDEBIYATINDA ŞIIR I 3 3 0 25
Literary activities in the Turkish society in the nineteenth century, between 1860 and 1896, are gathered under the name of "Tanzimat Literature". The writers of the Tanzimat period, who are highly influenced by Western poetry, novels and theatres, tried to disseminate the "westernization" phenomenon through press and literature works, and led the poetry to be in the same cultural framework as the first translation poetry. The course involves an examination of the poetry which is seen in the literary work of poets such as Şinasi, Namık Kemal, Ziya Paşa, Abdülhak Hamid Tarhan, Recaizade Mahmut Ekrem, and Muallim Naci, which is sometimes Western-originated, sometimes under the influence of old poetry and sometimes in the aim of continuing the culture. On one hand, trying to maintain the effects of classical poetry, while on the other hand examining the complex process that Western poetry has begun to root in Turkish literature.
TYL511 TÜRK DILI VE EDEBIYATI ARAŞTIRMA YÖNTEMLERI 3 3 0 25
The general knowledge related with research is adapted to literature courses. Biography and autobiography reviews are made and articles are written. The course helps in gaining skills about how to write a scientific article and how to prepare and present scientific research reports. The capability of analysing research techniques is gained. Course participants learn to evaluate the literature through different methodologies. The course also covers the stages of the research and differentiates the resources as being qualitative or quantitative. The literature of Turkish and Turkish literature are the main sources. The course enables participants to develop the subject and narrow it. A researcher should be able: to offer debatable statements, to have a grasp of research techniques, to source reliable references, to make quantitative analyses, and to write research and present it. The main research and analysing techniques which cover the sub-branches of historical-geographical technique and linguistic text analysis are covered. Comparative evaluations of sources and academic works.
TYL512 TÜRKLÜK BILGISI TARIHI 3 3 0 25
This course entails the examination of Turkish language and literature in terms of both time and space, including studies of the main sources and basic theories, concepts related to Turkish culture and civilization, a view from a broad perspective before and after Islam, and factors forming Turkish culture and literature. The course aims to examine the change and development of Turkish culture, investigate the place and importance of Turkish culture in world cultures, developed approaches, and the birth of Turkology, founded in Turkey and globally. Turkology departments and their functions are studied, including an examination of Turkology studies in the Western world and assessment of academic work in the Turkish world, and a consideration of the literature of Turkology. It is a course which aims to reach both an analytic and a critical perspective in the history of Turkish.
TDED111 TÜRK DİLBİLGİSİ-I: SES VE BİÇİM BİLGİSİ 0 0 0 25
TDED112 TÜRK DİL BİLGİSİ-II: SÖZCÜK BİLGİSİ 0 0 0 25
TDED104 OSMANLICA-II 0 0 0 25
TDED217 TÜRK HALK EDEBİYATI-I 0 0 0 25
TDED113 ESKİ TÜRK EDEBİYATINA GİRİŞ-I 0 0 0 25
TDED106 YENİ TÜRK EDEBİYATI-II 0 0 0 25
TDED103 OSMANLICA I 0 0 0 25
TDED204 ESKİ TÜRK EDEBİYATI-II 0 0 0 25