RARA-AVIS: Death of the author

From: Michael Robison ( miker_zspider@yahoo.com)
Date: 06 Jan 2007

Kevin Burton Smith wrote:

But my point still stands. It's what's on the page that counts, not how it got there.

*************** I am one hundred percent behind this, but there are more than a few readers who think the writer's intentions matter and that they can be derived not just from the text, but also from the writer's life. I say leave the writer's life out of it. The text and only the text. The author is dead, and all that good stuff.


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