Some articles on author, real author, real:
... 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 ...
... insist that the correct interpretation of a text reflects the intention of the real author exactly ... However, under the influence 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 the author ...
Famous quotes containing the words author and/or real:
“... feminism is a political term and it must be recognized as such: it is political in womens terms. What are these terms? Essentially it means making connections: between personal power and economic power, between domestic oppression and labor exploitation, between plants and chemicals, feelings and theories; it means making connections between our inside worlds and the outside world.”
—Anica Vesel Mander, U.S. author and feminist, and Anne Kent Rush (b. 1945)
“The real meditation is ... the meditation on ones identity. Ah, voilà une chose!! You try it. You try finding out why youre you and not somebody else. And who in the blazes are you anyhow? Ah, voilà une chose!”
—Ezra Pound (18851972)