By Helmut Müller-Sievers,David E. Wellbery

One of the main contentious questions in modern literary reports is whether or not there can ever be a science of literature which can lay declare to objectivity and universality, for instance through targeting philological feedback, by means of attractive to cognitive technology, or through exposing the underlying media of literary verbal exchange.

The current number of essays seeks to open up this dialogue through posing the question’s old and systematic double: has there been a technological know-how of literature, i.e. a style of presentation and perform of reference in technology that owes its coherence to the discourse of literature? distinct analyses of clinical, literary and philosophical texts convey that from the past due 18th to the past due nineteenth century technological know-how and literature have been sure to each other via an elaborate net of mutual dependence and precise but incalculable distinction. The technology of Literature means that this legacy keeps to form the relation among literary and medical discourses inside and out of academia.

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