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Authorship From Plato to the Postmodern: a Reader

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ISBN-10: 0748606181

ISBN-13: 9780748606184

Edition: 1995

Authors: Se�n Burke, Se�n Burke

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List price: $49.95
Copyright year: 1995
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
Publication date: 4/1/1995
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.298
Language: English

Se�n Burke worked in the Department of English Studies at the University of Durham for thirteen years, and has now retired. His academic publications include The Death and Return of the Author: Criticism and Subjectivity in Barthes, Foucault and Derrida (3rd edn, 2008), Authorship: From Plato to the Postmodern: A Reader (1995) and The Ethics of Writing: Authorship and Legacy in Plato and Nietzsche (2008). His first novel, Deadwater (2002) has been published in France as Au bout des docks (2007). He is currently researching a study of discursive ethics in Plato, Levinas and Derrida.

Preface
Introduction: Reconstructing the Author
from Ion
from The Republic
'The Significance of the Medieval Theory of Authorship'
from An Apology for Poetry
from 'Conjectures on Original Composition'
from 'A Defence of Poetry'
from 'Crisis in Verse'
'Creative Writers and Day-Dreaming'
'Tradition and the Individual Talent'
'Literature and Biography'
from 'The Intentional Fallacy'
from 'Criticism and the Experience of Interiority'
from Validity in Interpretation
'The Exorbitant. Question of Method'
'The Death of the Author'
'A Meditation upon Priority, and a Synopsis'
from The Madwoman in the Attic
'Castration or Decapitation?'
'Feminist Tracks'
'Changing the Subject: Authorship, Writing and the Reader'
'Writing For One's Age'
'Creation and Production'
from 'What Is an Author?'
from 'What Was an Author?'
'Author'
'Postcolonialism and the Author: The Case of Salman Rushdie'
'The Ethics of Signature'
'Taking Philosophy Seriously'
from Essays
'Second Meditation'
'Why I Am a Destiny'
'Pierre Menard, Author of the Quixote'; 'Kafka and His Precursors'; 'Everything and Nothing'; 'Borges and I'
Index