INTERNATIONAL BURCH UNIVERSITY
Faculty of Education and Humanities
Department of English Language and Literature
2016-2017

SYLLABUS
Code Name Level Year Semester
ELT 211 English Literature I Undergraduate 2 Fall
Status Number of ECTS Credits Class Hours Per Week Total Hours Per Semester Language
Compulsory 5 3 0 English

Instructor Assistant Coordinator
Ibrahim Murat Öner, Assist. Prof. Dr. İ. Murat Öner Ibrahim Murat Öner, Assist. Prof. Dr.
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This course explores a range of texts, authors, genres, and literary movements written from Middle Ages to Romantic Period in English Literature. Students will survey various social, cultural, and political concepts and their literary representations in the field, such as utopia and dystopia, racism and social segregation, love and contempt in all forms, imperialism and mercantilism.

COURSE OBJECTIVE

COURSE CONTENT
Week
Topic
  1. General introduction to literature
  2. Geoffrey Chaucer (1343-1400) “The Canterbury Tales”
  3. Sir Thomas More (1478-1535) “Utopia”
  4. Christopher Marlowe (1564-1593) “The Tragical History of Doctor Faustus”
  5. William Shakespeare (1564-1616) “Othello”
  6. William Shakespeare (1564-1616) “The Merchant of Venice”
  7. William Shakespeare (1564-1616) “Sonnets”
  8. Mid-term exam
  9. John Donne (1572-1631) “A Valediction: Of Weeping; The Flea; from Holy Sonnets”
  10. Francis Bacon (1561-1626) “Of Truth; Of Marriage and Single Life; Of Great Place”
  11. Andrew Marvell (1621-1678) “To His Coy Mistress; The Definition of Love; The Garden”
  12. John Milton (1608-1674) “Paradise Lost”
  13. Daniel Defoe (1660-1731) “Robinson Crusoe”
  14. Jonathan Swift (1667-1745) “Gulliver’s Travels; A Modest Proposal”
  15. Alexander Pope (1688-1744) “The Rape of the Lock; Ode on Solitude”

LABORATORY/PRACTICE PLAN
Week
Topic

    TEACHING/ASSESSMENT
    Description
    • Interactive Lectures
    • Presentation
    • Discussions and group work
    • Student debates
    • Assignments
    • Case Studies
    • Guest instructor
    • Use of educational films
    Description (%)
    Method Quantity Percentage (%)
    Homework10
    Midterm Exam(s)135
    Attendance5
    Final Exam150
    Total: 100
    Learning outcomes
      TEXTBOOK(S)
      • 1. The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer (A Retelling by Peter Ackroyd)
      • 2. The Tragical History of Doctor Faustus by Christopher Marlowe (Webster’s Thesaurus Edition)
      • 3. Othello by William Shakespeare (Webster’s Thesaurus Edition)
      • 4. The Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare (Webster’s Thesaurus Edition)
      • 5. The Annotated Milton (edited by Burton Raffel)
      • 6. Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe (Webster’s Thesaurus Edition)
      • 7. Gulliver’s Travels by Jonathan Swift (Webster\'s Thesaurus Edition)
      • 8. Norton Anthology of English Literature Volume 1 by M.H.Abrams

      ECTS (Allocated based on student) WORKLOAD
      Activities Quantity Duration (Hour) Total Work Load
      Lecture (14 weeks x Lecture hours per week) 0
      Laboratory / Practice (14 weeks x Laboratory/Practice hours per week) 0
      Midterm Examination (1 week) 0
      Final Examination(1 week) 0
      Preparation for Midterm Examination 0
      Preparation for Final Examination 0
      Assignment / Homework/ Project 0
      Seminar / Presentation 0
      Total Workload: 0
      ECTS Credit (Total workload/25): 0