Saturday Apr 11, 2020
Roland Barthes' "The Death of the Author"
In this episode, I present Roland Barthes' seminal essay, "The Death of the Author." Here he argues that the possibility for interpretation of the text must follow the erasure of the "Author-God" as the bearer of the truth of the text. I try to untangle what I believe to be some misconceptions about Barthes' argument at the end.
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