Reader meet Author

Remember what Barthes* said about the post-structural relationship between reader and author?

literature is characterized by the pitiless divorce which the literary institution maintains between the producer of the text and its user, between its owner and its customer, between its author and its reader

Click here to read about how Imogen Heap is putting the theory into practice.

*Barthes wasn’t the person I ideally wanted to mention here, but google just wasn’t bringing up the scholar behind the quote I wanted to use.

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