Approaching Literary Anthropology . Comments on Aleida Assmann ' s Paper

  • Aleida Assmann's
  • Published 2010
1. Is literature relevant to anthropology, and if so, in what sense? Of course, the answer to this question depends on what is meant by "literature" and "anthropol-ogy". The title of Aleida Assmann's paper suggests that the central task of anthropology is to "define the human". However, as is clear from the same source, Assmann does not believe that this… CONTINUE READING