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EDEB 524 The Turkish Novel

This course will examine the transformation of the social, psychological and aesthetic parameters of the Turkish novel from its inception in the latter part of the 19th century to its most recent examples. Areas of interest will include: the relationship of the early novels with traditional narratives; the questions concerning the social representativeness of novels; the formal changes in the tradition of novel writing, and critical responses to key novels. Readings will include major samples of such subtypes of the Turkish novel as the historical novel, philosophical novel, village novel, nature novel, and modernist novel as well as several critical books and essays. Credit units: 3 ECTS Credit units: 5.

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