Die Schreib-Szene als Literaturbetriebs-Szene: Rainald Goetz’ loslabern

David-Christopher Assmann


This article examines how Rainald Goetz’s loslabern (2009) mirrors the sociostructural circumstances of German literature of the noughts. By cancelling the differences of text and paratext, object- and metalevel, and reality and fiction Goetz’s ‘report’ reflects and subverts the distinction between literary boulevard and literary practice. Thus, loslabern not only realizes a specific literary ‘work,’ but also presents itself as part of the literary boulevard (‘Literaturbetriebs-Szene’).

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