Academic Staff

Prof. Dr. Aytül ÖZÜM

E-Mail: aozum@hacettepe.edu.tr
URL: www.ide.hacettepe.edu.tr

Academic Titles

Assistant Professorship:  2005, English Language and Literature, Contemporary British Novel, Hacettepe University

Lecturership: 2000-2005, English Language and Literature

Research Assistantship: 1993-2000, English Language and Literature

Academic Degrees

Ph.D:   2000, English Language and Literature, Contemporary British Novel, Hacettepe University

Title of Ph.D Thesis: New Historicism in Theory and Fiction: a Study of Three Contemporary British Novels( Graham Swift’s Waterland, A. S. Byatt’s Possession and Derek Beaven’s Newton’s Niece
 
M.A.: 1995, British Cultural Studies, University of Warwick  

Title of M.A. Thesis: Class and Masculinity in Alan Sillitoe’s Saturday Night and Sunday Morning and The Loneliness of the Long-Distance Runner.

M.A.: 1994, Victorian Novel, Hacettepe University

Title of  M.A. Thesis: An Analysis Of Conflicting Forces in Anne Bronté’s Agnes Grey and The Tenant of Wildfell Hall and Charlotte Bronté’s Shirley and Villette.

B.A.: 1992, English Language and Literature, Faculty of Letters, Hacettepe University

Research Interests

Literary Theory, Cultural Studies, Modernist English Novel and Postmodern English Novel.

Recent Publications

“Muriel Spark’s The Only Problem: The Re-Presentation of Various Fictional and Factual Constructs” Hacettepe University, Journal of British Literature and Culture, 10. 2003

“Problematised Self in Virginia Woolf’s The Waves: A Structuralist Perspective” Hacettepe University, Journal of Faculty of Letters, 20: 2. 2003.

Marjorie Perloff. 21st Century Modernism: The New Poetics. Book Review. Hacettepe University, Journal of British Literature and Culture 12. 2005.

“Murphy’nin Peşinde: Varlık ve Hiçliğin Bir Arayışı” Frankofoni. 18.2006.

“The Hermeneutic Situation of the Subject: Samuel Beckett’s The Unnamable” Ege University, Interactions, 16: 1. 2007.

“John Banville’s Own Paradigm: The Newton Letter” Hacettepe University, Journal of Faculty of Letters, 25: 1. 2008.

Books

Özüm, Aytül. Angela Carter ve Büyülü Gerçekçilik. Ürün Yayınları , Ankara, 2009.

Recent Conference Papers

“Jeanette Winterson’s The Passison: A Magical and Fictional Play upon His Story”  The 14th British Novelists Seminar: Jeanette Winterson and Her Work, METU, Ankara, 14-15 December 2006

“Deconstructed Masculine Evil in Angela Carter’s The Bloody Chamber Stories”, 8th Global Conference on Evil and Human Wickedness, Salzburg, Austria, 19-23 March 2007.

“Fantastic Projection of Lacanian Orders: Angela Carter’s Nights at the Circus” Novel and Its Borders, Aberdeen, University of Aberdeen, 8-10 July 2008.

"The Implied Reader in Ford Madox Ford's The Good Soldier and John Banville's Newton Letter: A Comparative Reading", Buletin Stiintific, Fascicula Filologie Universitatea de Nord Baia Mare Facultatea de Litere, Seria A Vol. XVII, Baia Mare, Romania (2008)

Hobbies

Travelling, Reading, Cinema

Hacettepe University Department of English Language and Literature
06800 Beytepe Ankara