Mustafa Kara

Mustafa Kara
Cukurova University | CU · School of Foreign Languages

Ph.D Candidate

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Introduction
Mustafa Kara currently works at the School of Foreign Languages, Cukurova University. Mustafa does research in Language Education, Literary Theory and World Literatures. Their most recent publication is 'SAID’S ORIENTALISM: EUROPEAN SCHOLARSHIP AS A WAY OF REALIZING AND JUSTIFYING ORIENTAL PROJECTS'.
Additional affiliations
May 2015 - present
Cukurova University
Position
  • Instructor
May 2009 - May 2015
Nevşehir Hacı Bektaş Veli University
Position
  • Instructor
Education
September 2014 - September 2022
Erciyes University
Field of study
  • English Language and Literature
September 2009 - February 2014
Middle East Technical University
Field of study
  • English Literature
September 2004 - June 2008
Gaziantep University
Field of study
  • English Language and Literature

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Publications (8)
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Encapsulating a wide variety of approaches, Romanticism was triggered by such invaluable poets as William Wordsworth and Samuel Taylor Coleridge as a harsh protest and revolt against the mechanical representation of life owing to the outcomes of the Age of Enlightenment. Though human experience was one of the core points of the Romantic Tradition,...
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After the Reorganization Period (Tanzimat Dönemi), roughly between 1860 and 1895 during the reign of the Ottoman Empire, the effects of West over Turkish Literature increased more and more. In the route of modernization, people attached much more importance to the West, thus gave it way to permeate into the lives and correspondingly, to the literat...
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Feminism, as a social and political phenomenon, has been controversial in all terms, for there are various types of it and each type is associated with a certain group of people, culture, or society. While the first wave and second wave feminism types are totally Eurocentric and are concerned with the emancipation of the white middle class women in...
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This thesis analyses the inferiority of femaleness to maleness regardless of the skin colour in the works, The Grass is Singing, by Doris Lessing, and Nervous Conditions, by Tsitsi Dangarembga. While the patriarchal system allows men to oppress women both physically and spiritually, the colonial structure, constituting the basis for the Third World...
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Language is considered as a person's identity, both national and individual, thereby making him/her a part of a whole. Being parts of a whole, everybody feels himself/herself as an ontological entity within a specific community. This, on the basis, makes him/her feel a sense of self-respect and value, which are the principal attributions – though n...
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Toplumsal cinsiyet, biyolojinin kodladığı maddi bedenlere manevi anlamlar yükleyerek onları kültürel olarak tanımlamak ve ayırmak; kadın ve erkeği, kadınlık ve erkeklik denen rol ve statüler bütünüyle özdeşleştirmektir. Bu ayrım, kadının aleyhine birçok eşitsizliğin doğmasında başrolü oynamaktadır. İnsanlığın başlangıcından beri var olan çalışma ol...
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Orientalism has been a highly controversial subject matter which was triggered centuries ago. Various methods have been applied by the Westerners in order to explore and invade the exotic nature of the Orient so as to conquer it and benefit from all aspects of the virgin lands. European scholars and European scholarship have performed the biggest p...
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Joanna Russ’ The Female Man incorporates a wide range of sociological issues such as the necessity of differentiating between sex and gender, women’s position within societies, gender construction, patriarchal impositions on women and men, the transitivity of gender categories, performativity in gender, and so on. These problematic cases, however,...

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