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What is meant by the reference to theology in The Death of The Author?

I'm looking to clarify how I should interpret the following passage from The Death of The Author by Roland Barthes: We know that a text does not consist of a line of words, releasing a single "...
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What magazines was Roland Barthes referring to in The Death of The Author?

The author still rules in manuals of literary history, in biographies of writers, in magazine interviews, and even in the awareness of literary men, anxious to unite, by their private journals, their ...
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