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ERIC Number: EJ607896
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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Agency and the Death of the Author: A Partial Defense of Modernism.
Trimbur, John
JAC: A Journal of Composition Theory, v20 n2 p283-98 Spr 2000
Claims the story of the death of the author carries with it an edifying mission: (1) it gets rid of the mystifying figure of the author; and (2) it points the way toward rehabilitating the notion of agency. Supports Walter Benjamin's position that argues a need to socialize the author as producer. (NH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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