• (noun): The act of initiating a new idea or theory or writing.
    Example: "The authorship of the theory is disputed"
    Synonyms: paternity
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on authorship:

First Shakespeare Fellowship
... first Shakespeare Fellowship, originally devoted to the study of the Shakespeare authorship but endorsing no particular candidate, was founded in England ... a vote of confidence when he declared his intention to use Spiritualist means to research the authorship question ... Under Humphreys, the group changed its name to "The Shakespearean Authorship Society" in 1959, later becoming "The Shakespearean Authorship Trust", the name it currently uses ...
A New Wonder, A Woman Never Vexed
... Its authorship was traditionally attributed to William Rowley, though modern scholarship has questioned Rowley's sole authorship Thomas Heywood and George Wilkins have been proposed as possible contributors ... The play's date of authorship is uncertain it is often assigned to the 1610–14 period ...
The Insatiate Countess - Publication
... The title page attributes the play's authorship to Marston ... Marston left dramatic authorship after 1608, and apparently tried to minimize public acknowledgement of his earlier playwriting phase his name was removed even from the 1633 collected ...
Saint Paul - Writings - Authorship
... Main article Authorship of the Pauline Epistles Seven of the 13 books that are attributed to Paul – Romans, 1st Corinthians, 2nd Corinthians, Galatians ... (Ephesians, 1 and 2 Timothy and Titus) are widely considered pseudepigraphical, while the authorship of the other two is subject to debate ... The defenders of its Pauline authorship argue that it was intended to be read by a number of different churches and that it marks the final stage of the development of Paul's thinking ...
The Assembly Of Gods - Authorship and Date
... The authorship and the exact date and of the poem are unknown though both questions have enjoyed considerable speculation ... Triggs argued for Lydgate’s authorship in his introduction, but scholars since that time have challenged the attribution so convincingly that the poem is no longer considered part of the Lydgate canon ...

More definitions of "authorship":

  • (noun): The act of creating written works.
    Example: "It was a matter of disputed authorship"
    Synonyms: writing, composition, penning

Famous quotes containing the word authorship:

    The Bible is good enough for me, just the old book under which I was brought up. I do not want notes or criticisms, or explanations about authorship or origins, or even cross- references. I do not need, or understand them, and they confuse me.
    Grover Cleveland (1837–1908)