Is the author dead or have reports of their demise been greatly exaggerated? This week, join Chris, Oren, and special-bonus host Dash as they discuss how much an author’s intent actually matters. Is your favorite ship still legitimate after the author nay-says it? Should you consider a story’s original context when judging its impact today? Why is Oren talking about some general from World War I? Listen to find out!
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Opening and closing theme: The Princess Who Saved Herself by Jonathan Coulton. Used with permission.
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