Empirical investigations, which involve refutable research hypotheses, operationalizable concepts, the consideration of different text corpora and test subjects, questionnaires and other ways of measuring readerly reactions, might potentially tell us more about the reading process than speculations about authorial
intentions or authorial
and actual audiences.
we can profitably approach authorial
commentary as an intratextual
She wonders if this means that even Folio-type texts are "not authorial
enough" to be reliable for authorship studies (195).
The majority of her book is written in the first person plural: 'So far, in our exploration of the Frame function we've encountered shades of an authorial
In a similar fashion, Weir argues, Tolstoy avails himself of the alibi of narrative to enable him to manipulate authorial
identity and assert authorial
control of final interpretation of meaning in his works.
(7) The "Advis" prepares the reader for the work's discontinuous style and begins to construct a strong authorial
identity predicated on curiosity and free opinion.
The adjectives refer to the consequences of the unreliability for the relations between the narrator and the authorial
Here, too, Greene argues that while the various regimes of prepublication censorship used in the past could serve to expunge or ban particular works, they left their authors unpunished; the new system of authorial
property and liability, by contrast, made publication a more dangerous activity for authors by making not only their work but also their person accountable to punishment.
In his sophisticated study, Derek Krueger sets out to find in select late antique Christian works self-references to "authorial
practices" that enabled writers of hagiographies to represent themselves as a new type of pious Christians.
But their conceptual gesture of reducing the authorial
status to a minimum ultimately becomes inseparable from the community arts tradition.
Part psychoanalytic reading of authorial
identity and part historiographical account of the literary response to a unique cultural phenomenon, Authors Inc.
Sethe's humanity is challenged, contested through the authorial
narrative voice, and the characters themselves, especially schoolteacher and Paul D, who compare her to a predatory bird, a horse, and hounds.