Wolfgang Iser, born in Marienberg, Germany, in 1926. Ph.D. from Universität Heidelberg. Professor of English and Comparative Literature at the Universität Konstanz. († 2007)
Fellow (1 september 1973 – 31 July 1974)
The writing of a book with the provisional title The Hermeneutics of Reading: A theory of the Aesthetic Response. It tries to provide an answer to the question what the function of literature might be.