International Journal of Literature and Arts

Volume 3, Issue 2, March 2015

  • A Mythic Journey to Polyphemus, Tepegöz and Grendal

    Elmas Sahin

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 2, March 2015
    Pages: 12-17
    Received: 31 March 2015
    Accepted: 17 April 2015
    Published: 27 April 2015
    Abstract: Human shaped, huge sized, sometimes one eyed, three or seven headed giants /monsters are unique folkloric, mythic elements of oral and written cultures and traditions through Greek, Latin, East and West civilizations. From Polyphemus of Homer's classical Odyssey to Anglo-Saxon Beowulf, Turkish Tepegöz (One Eyed-Giant) of the Book of Dede Korkut (De... Show More
  • The Eighteenth Century and the Rise of the English Novel

    Mariwan N. Hasan

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 2, March 2015
    Pages: 18-21
    Received: 6 September 2014
    Accepted: 29 September 2014
    Published: 11 May 2015
    Abstract: It is not by chance that the English Novel dates back to the Eighteenth century. This does not imply that nothing existed in the form of a novel before 1700. Then, Daniel Defoe made novel come to existence, completely. Nothing comes from nothing, even the greatest masterpieces of literature starts off from what was available from the previous eras.... Show More