Die Kunst, das Individuelle und Günter Eichs Himbeerranken
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The standards of literary studies must be developed and continuously proven in dynamic and self reflexive hermeneutic interactions with literature itself. Hereby, it should be always remembered that literature is – together with religion – the most complex, most differentiated discourse of self-understanding and self-interpretation created by mankind. Therefore and first of all, literary studies must not neglect this standard: the genuine dignity of literature itself.