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2010-10-19
THE AUTHOR AND THEIR FUNCTIONS

Portrait of an unidentified writer (photo: Paul Marsan Dornac)

Readings for Artworkers is a series of seminars at the Free/Slow University of Warsaw. At the forthcoming seminar we will ask the Foucauldian question: "What is an author?". We will discuss various theories of authorship, including Roland Barthes' concept of "the death of author".

HOST
Teresa Święćkowska

SUGGESTED READINGS
Roland Barthes, "The Death of Author"
Michel Foucault, "What is an Author?"
Ludwik Fleck on the invention of Wasserman's reaction: "Jak powstał odczyn Bordeta-Wassermanna i jak w ogóle powstaje odkrycie naukowe", in: Psychologia poznania naukowego, Lublin 2006.