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The Resource The death and return of the author : criticism and subjectivity in Barthes, Foucault and Derrida, Seán Burke

The death and return of the author : criticism and subjectivity in Barthes, Foucault and Derrida, Seán Burke

Label
The death and return of the author : criticism and subjectivity in Barthes, Foucault and Derrida
Title
The death and return of the author
Title remainder
criticism and subjectivity in Barthes, Foucault and Derrida
Statement of responsibility
Seán Burke
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"For the late twentieth century, the death of the author assumed a significance analagous to the death of God one hundred years previously. In this study, Sean Burke both provides the first detailed explanation of anti-authorialism and shows how, even taken on its own terms, the attempt to abolish the author is philosophically untenable. Rather than developing a traditionally humanist defence, Burke effectively out-theorises theory through rigorous readings which demonstrate that the concept of the author remained profoundly active even and especially as its disappearance was being articulated. The question of the author, he argues, is not a question within theory but the question of theory." "Building on a substantially revised second edition, Burke further explores the challenges faced by an authorial theory that is 'still to come'. Prompted by the responses to the passing of Jacques Derrida in 2004, he revisits the enigmatic borderlines between life and work, life and (authorial) death."--Jacket
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
OCLCE
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1961-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Burke, Sean
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Barthes, Roland
  • Foucault, Michel
  • Derrida, Jacques
  • Barthes, Roland
  • Derrida, Jacques
  • Foucault, Michel
  • Barthes, Roland
  • Foucault, Michel
  • Derrida, Jacques
  • Authorship
  • Criticism
  • Subjectivity
  • LITERARY CRITICISM / Semiotics & Theory
  • Authorship
  • Criticism
  • Subjectivity
  • Schriftsteller
  • Subjektivität
Label
The death and return of the author : criticism and subjectivity in Barthes, Foucault and Derrida, Seán Burke
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface to Third Edition: The 'Life Death' of the Author; Preface to the Second Edition; Prologue: The Deaths of Paul de Man; Introduction: A Prehistory of the Death of the Author; 1. The Birth of the Reader: Authorship and Apotheosis; From Work to Life; The 'Founders of Languages'; Mimesis and the Author; Autobiographies; 2. The Author and the Death of Man: Cogito and the Birth of Man; The Founder of Futurity; What (and Who) is an Author?; Allegories of Misreading; Transcendental Lures: LAcan and the Mastery of Language; Subjectivities; 3. Misread Intentions: Authors of Absence; Hors-Texte; A History of Silence; Doubling the Text: Intention and its Other; The Myth of Writing; Reading and (Self- ) Writing; Conclusion: Critic and Author: Critic and Author?; Misreceptions: Phenomenology into Deconstruction; The Ghost in the Machine: Authorial Inscription and the Limits of Theory; Epilogue: Technology and the Politics of Reading; 'Half Dust, Half Deity': The Middle Way of Situated Authorship; Appendix 1: The Biographical Imperative; Appendix 2: The Author as Reader; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn679350841
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
3rd ed
Extent
1 online resource (xxiv, 283 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780748672707
Level of compression
  • lossless
  • lossy
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctvxcc2pt
Reformatting quality
  • preservation
  • access
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)679350841
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
The death and return of the author : criticism and subjectivity in Barthes, Foucault and Derrida, Seán Burke
Publication
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface to Third Edition: The 'Life Death' of the Author; Preface to the Second Edition; Prologue: The Deaths of Paul de Man; Introduction: A Prehistory of the Death of the Author; 1. The Birth of the Reader: Authorship and Apotheosis; From Work to Life; The 'Founders of Languages'; Mimesis and the Author; Autobiographies; 2. The Author and the Death of Man: Cogito and the Birth of Man; The Founder of Futurity; What (and Who) is an Author?; Allegories of Misreading; Transcendental Lures: LAcan and the Mastery of Language; Subjectivities; 3. Misread Intentions: Authors of Absence; Hors-Texte; A History of Silence; Doubling the Text: Intention and its Other; The Myth of Writing; Reading and (Self- ) Writing; Conclusion: Critic and Author: Critic and Author?; Misreceptions: Phenomenology into Deconstruction; The Ghost in the Machine: Authorial Inscription and the Limits of Theory; Epilogue: Technology and the Politics of Reading; 'Half Dust, Half Deity': The Middle Way of Situated Authorship; Appendix 1: The Biographical Imperative; Appendix 2: The Author as Reader; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn679350841
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
3rd ed
Extent
1 online resource (xxiv, 283 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780748672707
Level of compression
  • lossless
  • lossy
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctvxcc2pt
Reformatting quality
  • preservation
  • access
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)679350841
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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