Includes bibliographical references (p. -227) and index. Pt. 1. The Death of the Author? 1. The Death of the Author / Roland Barthes. 2. What Is an Author? / Michel Foucault. 3. Kierkegaard and the Anxiety of Authorship / Merold Westphal. 4. Gadamer's Hermeneutics and the Question of Authorial Intention / David Weberman. 5. The Marginal Life of the Author / Jason Holt. 6. The Death of the Author: An Analytical Autopsy / Peter Lamarque -- Pt. 2. The Resurrection of the Author? A Look at Author Constructs. 7. Writer, Text, Work, Author / Alexander Nehamas. 8. Authorship and Authority / Nickolas Pappas. 9. Apparent, Implied, and Postulated Authors / Robert Stecker. 10. Feminist Literary Criticism and the Author / Cheryl Walker. 11. A Theory of the Author / Jorge J. E. Gracia. 12. Intentionalism and Author Constructs / William Irwin. 13. The Death of Cervantes and the Life of Don Quixote / Eric Bronson.
- LCC: PN175
- Language: eng
- Physical Description: xv, 237 p. ; 25 cm.
- Edition Info: (pbk. : alk. paper)
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