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

The fact that both "theological" and "message" (of the Author-God) are in quotes may be a clue about the context of the former here. It's provisional, derived from a sort of extended metaphor, where ...
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What magazines was Roland Barthes referring to in The Death of The Author?

However, at first, I thought this was a weird translation of journal, but in the next line he refers to "their [the literary men's] private journals", which clarified for me that the magazine of "...
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What magazines was Roland Barthes referring to in The Death of The Author?

The "magazine interviews" are interviews with or about authors published in magazines, though not necessarily magazines that focus primarily in literature. There is a fairly large number of ...
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