By Helmut Müller-Sievers
Do literary texts offer detailed entry to the heritage of technological know-how? Is the learn of literature in keeping with clinical methods? Is there a connection among clinical techniques and literary varieties? The essays during this assortment convey how literary and clinical texts from the overdue 18th to the past due nineteenth centuries revolve round those questions. What emerges is an image of the mutual dependence and the incalculable distinction among literature and technological know-how within the interval in their smooth formation.