Dersler İngiliz Dili ve Edebiyatı Dersler ELIT 109 Communicative Skills I (3+0+0) 7 ECTS This course provides a quick review of paragraph writing, paraphrasing, summary/précis writing and the formation of valid arguments, followed by the introduction of the essay. Model texts in different genres are provided for students to emulate and specific guidelines are presented for each type of writing. Students are also expected to deliver oral presentations and take part part in class discussions to improve their oral English. ELIT 110 Communicative Skills II (3+0+0) 6 ECTS This course aims to develop students' critical and interpretative reading skills through analyses of selected literary / non-literary texts and to provide them with background information and guidance on academic writing and research methodologies. ELIT 121 Introduction to Literary Scholarship I (3+0+0) 7 ECTS This course aims to enhance students' understanding and appreciation of literary texts. Two major genres-the short study and the novel- are analysed with special emphasis on formal qualities. Texts are chosen from different periods and sub-genres of the novel. ELIT 122 Introduction to Literary Scholarship II (3+0+0) 5 ECTS Two major genres - drama and poetry- are analysed in depth through examples from British, American and world writing. Representative poems from different periods in world literature and plays including Greek tragedy and modern classics are covered. ELIT 131 Introduction to English Literature I (3+0+0) 7 ECTS A chronological survey of English Literature from the Old English Period to the Restoration. ELIT 132 Introduction to English Literature II (3+0+0) 6 ECTS A chronological survey of English literature from the 17th Century to the present. ELIT 141 Professional Orientation in ELL (2+0+0) 3 ECTS This course is a general introduction to literature. It introduces students with major literary genrés and their characteristics. ELIT 206 Cultural Theory (2+0+0) 4 ECTS This course aims to define culture and its components, and analyses the individual-culture interaction through literary texts. ELIT 222 Utopia (3+0+0) 5 ECTS Through the study of utopian/dystopian literature, this course explores issues in governance, economics, class formation, and human rights; it also and explores fundamental questions about human nature and happiness. ELIT 215 Translation Studies (2+1+0) 6 ECTS This course deals with the theories and methods of translation. Translation of newspaper articles and various technical texts are part of the course work. In the second part of the course, students are introduced to literary translation strategies and work on various literary texts from English to Turkish. ELIT 217 Research and Writing (2+2+0) 6 ECTS The course aims at teaching English Literature students the necessary steps of research and essay writing on the texts chosen from English Literature. ELIT 246 Survey of American Literature (3+0+0) 6 ECTS This course covers a brief survey of American Literature from the Colonial Period to the present. Works, writers, conventions, ideas and literary genres representative of different periods in American Literature are presented and studied in their historical andcultural settings with a view to familiarizing the students with the major trends and developments in American Literature. ELIT 247 Classical Greek and Roman Literature (3+0+0) 6 ECTS This course aims to introduce students to the major works of ancient Greek and Roman literature in translation, with emphasis on the structural and thematic features of the epic, lyric poetry and the Classical Drama. ELIT 248 English Drama (3+0+0) 6 ECTS This course aims to familiarise students with the development of drama in Britain within its historical, social, political, and intellectual context ELIT 256 Chaucer and His Contemporaries (3+0+0) 5 ECTS In this course students read some of the fundamental literary works of the Medieval period in England focusing primarily on historical and social background as well as narrative techniques. Among the texts studied are Chaucer's Canterbury Tales, Robert Henryson's Morall Fabillis, Pearl by the Pearl Poet, William Langland's Piers Plowman and Medieval plays. Students are encouraged to approach these texts from a comparative perspective. ELIT 311 Mythology (3+0+0) 6 ECTS This course studies myths as sign systems and as literary, linguistic and cultural products. The first part of the course concentrates on ancient Mesopotamian, Greek and Roman myths. The second part focuses on the myths of later periods and explores the relations between myth, society, language and faith. ELIT 316 Literary Translation (3+0+0) 6 ECTS The course seeks to develop students' translation skills from English into Turkish through the translation of literary texts that belong to different genres such as fiction, drama and poetry. It also aims to enhance the language awareness of students by enabling them to see the role of culture and context in determining meaning. ELIT 334 17th. Century English Literature (3+0+0) 6 ECTS The course explores the selected works of Metaphysical poets, Cavalier poets and Milton and discusses them within the cultural and historical framework of the period. ELIT 345 Selected Topics in American Literature (3+0+0) 7 ECTS This course studies the works of the English Renaissance writers with reference to Renaissance intellectual and aesthetic movements and Reformation. The influence of the Italian Renaissance and Provincial writers will also be part of the course. More, Marlowe, Sydney, Wyatt and Spenser are among the writers to be examined. ELIT 346 Modern and Contemporary Drama (3+0+0) 7 ECTS In this course students read plays by such modern and contemporary playwrights as Strindberg, Chekhov, Ibsen, Shaw, Pirandello, Beckett, O'Neill, Miller, Tennessee Williams and analyze them within their cultural and historical contexts. ELIT 348 Victorian Literature (3+0+0) 7 ECTS In this course students read fictional and non-fictional works by such Victorian writers as the Brontës, Gaskell Dickens, Eliot, Hardy, Thackeray, Carlyle, Mill, Ruskin and Arnold and analyze them within their cultural and historical contexts. ELIT 353 Renaissance Literature (3+0+0) 7 ECTS This course studies the works of the English Renaissance writers with reference to Renaissance intellectual and aesthetic movements and Reformation. The influence of the Italian Renaissance and Provincial writers will also be part of the course. More, Marlowe, Sydney, Wyatt and Spenser are among the writers to be examined. ELIT 401 Special Topics I (3+0+0) 6 ECTS Selected issues, themes, movements and genres are studied with reference to relevant works. Topics vary from year to year. ELIT 402 Special Topics II (3+0+0) 6 ECTS Selected issues, themes, movements and genres are studied with reference to relevant works. Topics vary from year to year. ELIT 405 Special Topics III (3+0+0) 6 ECTS Selected issues, themes, movements and genres are studied with reference to relevant works. Topics vary from year to year. ELIT 406 Special Topics VI (3+0+0) 6 ECTS This course aims to analyse the gothic genre in fiction in chronological order. Meanwhile, the questions such as what is gothic, the influence of socio-cultural and political influences on the genre, in what way the genre changes its own mood and features, what is the function of setting, how has the genre been represented in literature, etc. will be answered and criticised. Besides, the contribution of gothic genre to the other works will be discussed in detail. ELIT 425 Literary Theory and Criticism I (3+0+0) 6 ECTS This course introduces students to a history of literary theory and criticism with a view to the changing methods of analysis and standards of evaluation. The first semester provides a survey of literary criticism from the classical tradition to the development of modern literary theory. ELIT 426 Literary Theory and Criticism II (3+0+0) 6 ECTS This course is a continuation of ELIT 425. Selected texts of major contemporary theoreticians and critics are studied in depth. ELIT 435 The Romantics (3+0+0) 6 ECTS The course focuses on the poetry of the Romantic Period with special emphasis on the selected works of such poets as Blake, Wordsworth, Coleridge, Shelley, Keats and Byron. ELIT 438 Modern English Poetry (3+0+0) 6 ECTS This course focuses on the dominant trends and major poets of the 20th century. Poets to be studied might include Hardy, Yeats, Eliot, MacDiarmid, Auden, MacNeice, Larkin, Hughes, and Heaney. ELIT 447 Modern and Contemporary Novel (3+0+0) 6 ECTS In this course students read novels by such modern and contemporary writers as Woolf, Joyce, Lawrence, Forster, Orwell, Lessing, Carter, Winterson, Kureishi and Rushdie and analyze them within their cultural and historical contexts. ELIT 458 Shakespeare (3+0+0) 6 ECTS This course is an introduction to Shakespeare studies as well as close reading of representative Shakespeare plays selected from his comedies, tragedies, romances and history plays. ELIT 472 Comparative Literature (3+0+0) 6 ECTS This course is designed to give students an overview of topics, trends, movements as well as significant works in British, American and world literature. It also examines the ways literary genres, and technique vary in the texts of different writers.