Late Ottoman and Modern Turkish Politics and Literature
HIST 476 Late Ottoman and Modern Turkish Politics and Literature
This course concentrates on the interaction between late Ottoman and Republican Turkish politics and literature. By analyzing literary texts that suggest particular political positions, it discusses the influence of political movements on literature and how in turn literature contributes to these movements. The course equips students with a holistic approach towards literature, politics and history as well as with a conception of the ideal political and social orders that are suggested in these works.