Article Details

In: KulturPoetik 2017, Issue 2

Author

Christine Weder

Title

Fragen als Verfahren der Literatur und Wissenschaft. Skizze einer Fragestellung

Category

Forum

Abstract

Literature, notably in its modern guise, is credited with a particular potential to raise questions. Despite this widespread commonplace, however, it is far from clear how this core literary activity is performed. My paper proposes to address this question by means of comparing the questions of literature to the domain of science and the humanities, where the art of posing (the right) questions plays an equally important role.