Tod der Literatur? : Die Neuen Medien als Herausforderung

  • The "Death of Literature" will be doubted as an affirmation, but, on the other hand, it will be analysed as an effective and dynamic theme in the history of literature. Considering the "Advent of new Medias" (J. Hörisch) and with reference to J. Derrida it will be demonstrated that literature since antiguity is orientated on an not only phonetical, but also optical 'Imaginary', and it is always playing with the auto-transgressing of itself- and that consequently the audio-visual medias represent a very special challenge as they are a kind of 'fulfilling' of these intraliterary tendencies. Modern German-speaking authors react upon this new "anxiety of influence" (H. Bloom) in at least five ways: by retreating in the 'essence' of literature (askesis), by adopting various technical elements (adaptio), by historizing and 'outstripping' the medias (reductio), by pretending an anticipation of the innovations of the medias by the literature (anticipatio) and last but not least with a fight under equals, using all means (agon).

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Author:Ulrich Johannes Beil
Parent Title (Portuguese):Pandaemonium Germanicum : revista de estudos germanísticos
Publisher:Humanitas Publicações
Place of publication:São Paulo
Document Type:Article
Date of Publication (online):2012/12/31
Year of first Publication:2001
Publishing Institution:Universitätsbibliothek Johann Christian Senckenberg
Release Date:2012/12/31
GND Keyword:Literatur; Neue Medien; Das Imaginäre
Page Number:19
First Page:21
Last Page:39
Dewey Decimal Classification:8 Literatur / 80 Literatur, Rhetorik, Literaturwissenschaft / 800 Literatur und Rhetorik
Sammlungen:Germanistik / GiNDok
CompaRe | Allgemeine und Vergleichende Literaturwissenschaft
BDSL-Klassifikation:03.00.00 Literaturwissenschaft / BDSL-Klassifikation: 03.00.00 Literaturwissenschaft > 03.15.00 Literatur und Medien
03.00.00 Literaturwissenschaft / BDSL-Klassifikation: 03.00.00 Literaturwissenschaft > 03.08.00 Poetik / BDSL-Klassifikation: 03.00.00 Literaturwissenschaft > 03.08.00 Poetik > 03.08.01 Studien
Zeitschriften / Jahresberichte:Pandaemonium Germanicum / Pandaemonium Germanicum Nr. 5
Licence (German):License LogoCreative Commons - Namensnennung-Nicht kommerziell 3.0