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- adj. of, coming from, or typical of an author (especially of books)
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Of or pertaining to an author.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pertaining to an author (of books). Also autorial.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. of or by or typical of an author
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And that is what you seem to mean by the term authorial intention.
I'm a bit surprised by how interested in authorial intentionality people are; I posted "Intentionally Omitted" primarily to clarify what Drout, Hodges and I were dancing around for the One Ringers.
The only way wherein authorial (privileged) intent can be kept is if the author is also the illustrator or artist, otherwise, there will always be a duel of visions.
A growing interest in authorial autonomy and a "work-oriented" aesthetic pervaded theatrical criticism. [
There are some writers for whom style supersedes character, for whom the "authorial" character is the main character, and their fiction doesn't suffer in the least from it.
Not surprisingly, the different temporal modes occasion very different kinds of "authorial" and "readerly" satisfaction (terms that I am asking to signify both lived and representational acts).
A slightly different kind of authorial intention!?
And Herrmann's theory is that Hitchcock came to resent that; there's a kind of authorial envy there.
One girl, the lacklustre Mary Macgregor, is destined to die in a fire, “running hither and thither”, as Spark repeatedly tells us, without any kind of authorial commentary.
Again, when it comes to this series, I also make no apologies for loving it like a big lovable thing, and being unable to have any kind of authorial objectivity.