Real Author

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Implied Author - History
... interpretation of a text reflects the intention of the real author exactly ... of structuralism, Roland Barthes declared "the death of the (real) author", saying the text speaks for itself in reading ... should not confuse the meaning of the text with the author's intention, pointing out that one can understand the meaning of a text without knowing anything whatsoever about ...
Eponymous Author
... The eponymous author of a literary work, often a work that is meant to be prophetic or homiletic, is not really the author ... An anonymous author chooses to write in the name of another ... This eponymous author is not merely a pen name for the real author, but someone with a completely different identity ...

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