Definition of Author. Meaning of Author. Synonyms of Author

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Definition of Author

Author
Author Au"thor ([add]"th[~e]r), n. [OE. authour, autour, OF. autor, F. auteur, fr. L. auctor, sometimes, but erroneously, written autor or author, fr. augere to increase, to produce. See Auction, n.] 1. The beginner, former, or first mover of anything; hence, the efficient cause of a thing; a creator; an originator.
Author
Author Au"thor ([add]"th[~e]r), v. t. 1. To occasion; to originate. [Obs.] Such an overthrow . . . I have authored. --Chapman. 2. To tell; to say; to declare. [Obs.] More of him I dare not author. --Massinger.

Meaning of Author from wikipedia

- An author is the creator or originator of any written work such as a book or play, and is thus also a writer. More broadly defined, an author is "the person...
- "The Death of the Author" (French: La mort de l'auteur) is a 1967 essay by the French literary critic and theorist Roland Barthes (1915–80). Barthes' essay...
- Author & Punisher is a one-man industrial doom metal band from San Diego, CA, made up of mechanical engineer and artist Tristan Shone. He started the band...
- Author! Author! may refer to: Author! Author! (book), autobiographical work by P. G. Wodehouse first published in 1953 Author! Author! (short story),...
- Author! Author! is a 1982 American comedy-drama film directed by Arthur Hiller, written by Israel Horovitz, and starring Al Pacino, Dyan Cannon and Tuesday...
- authorial intent refers to an author's intent as it is encoded in his or her work. Authorial intentionalism is the view, according to which an author's...
- Staircase – a counterpoint site to the Lestrade film Aphrodite Jones website. Author of "A Perfect Husband" (2004) Pinnacle. Larry Pollard "owl" interview an...
- Helen Palmer, was an American children's author, editor, and philanthropist. She was married to fellow author Theodor Seuss Geisel, better known as Dr...
- "What Is an Author?" (French: Qu'est-ce qu'un auteur?) is a lecture on literary theory given at the Collège de France on 22 February 1969 by French philosopher...
- As a literary technique, an author surrogate is a fictional character based on the author. On occasion, authors insert themselves under their own name...
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