authority

authoritythe person, persons, or conceptual or institutional framework that has the right to generate or alter text for the work of art. (Shillingsburg 1986, 169).

authority. The person, persons, or conceptual or institutional framework that has the right to generate or alter text for the work of art. Not to be confused with author (Shillingsburg 1996, 173).

authority A relative value assigned to a particular text or to a particular reading, usually but not always indicating how certain it is that the text or reading derives from an author (Kelemen 2009, 567).

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