INTERNATIONAL BURCH UNIVERSITY
Graduate Study - Faculty of Education and Humanities
English Language and Literature PhD
2012-2013

SYLLABUS
Code Name Level Year Semester
ELT 603 Women and Writing Graduate 1 Spring
Status Number of ECTS Credits Class Hours Per Week Total Hours Per Semester Language
7.5 0 English

Instructor Assistant Coordinator
Alpaslan Toker, Assist. Prof. Dr. Alpaslan Toker, Assist. Prof. Dr.
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COURSE OBJECTIVE
- to become familiar with the major women writers through reading some of their major works;
- to understand how these writers altered the creative and critical landscape of their respective periods;
- to become aware of the unique contribution of each writer in the corpus of work of the centuries they belonged to.

COURSE CONTENT
Week
Topic
  1. Introduction to Women and Writing
  2. Aphra Behn’s Oroonoko
  3. George Eliot’s Silas Marner
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  5. Virginia Woolf\\\\\\\\
  6. Emily Dickinson\\\\\\\\
  7. Kate Chopin\\\\\\\\
  8. Edith Wharton\\\\\\\\

LABORATORY/PRACTICE PLAN
Week
Topic

    TEACHING/ASSESSMENT
    Description
    • Lectures
    • Presentation
    • Seminar
    • Assignments
    • Other:Seminar Papers
    Description (%)
    Method Quantity Percentage (%)
    Homework120
    Presentation120
    Term Paper260
    Total: 100
    Learning outcomes
    • • critically read, recognize, and analyze the gendered identities presented to them in any text
    • • understand how gender expectations function in culture, history, and social dynamics
    • • investigate how gender constructs impact their everyday lives and issues within their major or current field of study
    • • begin to appreciate/understand other cultures and peoples through investigation of the role that gender plays in their societies
    TEXTBOOK(S)
    • 1. Behn, A. (2004). Oroonoko. Penguin Classics.
    • 2. Spencer, J. (2000). Aphra Behn’s Afterlife. New York: Oxford University Press.
    • 3. Hughes, D and Todd, J. (2004). The Cambridge Companion to Aphra Behn. United Kingdom: Cambridge University Press.
    • 4. Eliot, G. (1996). Silas Marner. Dover Publications, Inc.
    • 5. Levine, G. (2001). The Cambridge Companion to George Eliot. Cambridge University Press.
    • 6. Bloom, H. (2003). Silas Marner. Infobase Publishing.

    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 Examination7,50
    Total Workload: 0
    ECTS Credit (Total workload/25): 0