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The writer of an article, chapter, or other complete written work.
Many articles, proceedings, or books have multiple authors; the names of the authors following the first author are known as co-authors. Corporations, government agencies, and associations may also be listed as authors of a work.

author

Journalism A person involved in writing a manuscript

au·thor

(aw'thŏr)
medical transcription Person who orally creates a report to be transcribed.
Synonym(s): dictator, originator.
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is to investigate the reasons why authorial commentary is considered
She wonders if this means that even Folio-type texts are "not authorial enough" to be reliable for authorship studies (195).
I found those passages where she is self-reflective both interesting and admirable: 'For someone like me--a closet deconstructionist--dais authorial presence was both intriguing and deeply troubling' (p.
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.
Paradoxically, this most austere--and, clearly, misogynistic--author, thus created an ideal of authorial chastity, which is also associated with the heroine of Comus, 'the lady', who is actually threatened with rape, and whose name, revealingly, recalls Milton's own nickname (p.
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 audience.
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.
When working on specific authorial attribution projects, employees can create separate directories of the known and the questioned documents and search only those two.
In creating her definition, Harvey takes to task historians of pornography for examining authorial intention and not focusing on content.
Finally, he proposes that Augustine of Hippo, often considered a key figure in the development of "western" notions of self and authorial identity--a view that he largely accepts--adopted many of the techniques pioneered by earlier literary scholars to fashion his own brand of literary criticism and notion of authorship.
quotient and a certain amount of authorial pretentiousness.