New book! Intentism: The interviews. 2009-2012. To be published in this year

Intentism has interviewed most of the leading thinkers over the intentionalism debate. This is collection of those interviews. Some (in video form) are available online. Interviewees include Professor Chomsky. Intentism is expecting the book to be published in early Spring with Intentism Publishing House. It will be available on the … Continue Reading New book! Intentism: The interviews. 2009-2012. To be published in this year

On Validity in Interpretation

Originally posted on A Mind for Madness:
I have two volumes of critical theory, and an excerpt that appears in both of them is a selection from E.D. Hirsch, Jr.’s Validy in Interpretation. I just got the full book, because I’m fascinated by the argument. This is one of those…

Auteurs and Authorship: A Film Reader – focusing more on individual film directors: http://www.amazon.com/Auteurs-Authorship-A-Film-Reader/dp/1405153342/ref=pd_sim_14_1?ie=UTF8&dpID=41ex2i6FmyL&dpSrc=sims&preST=_AC_UL160_SR123%2C160_&refRID=1WFWPH86FCGNGGCYFTC7

Auteurs and Authorship: A Film Reader offers students an introductory and comprehensive view of perhaps the most central concept in film studies. This unique anthology addresses the aesthetic and historical debates surrounding auteurship while providing author criticism and analysis in practice. Examines a number of mainstream and established directors, including … Continue Reading Auteurs and Authorship: A Film Reader – focusing more on individual film directors: http://www.amazon.com/Auteurs-Authorship-A-Film-Reader/dp/1405153342/ref=pd_sim_14_1?ie=UTF8&dpID=41ex2i6FmyL&dpSrc=sims&preST=_AC_UL160_SR123%2C160_&refRID=1WFWPH86FCGNGGCYFTC7

Another, highly detailed overview: http://www.amazon.com/Authorship-Rutgers-Depth-Field-Series/dp/0813531934/ref=pd_sim_14_2?ie=UTF8&dpID=519NOIDCtQL&dpSrc=sims&preST=_AC_UL160_SR108%2C160_&refRID=1WFWPH86FCGNGGCYFTC7Film and Authorship

During the 1960s, when cinema first entered the academy as a serious object of study, the primary focus was on auteurism, or on films authorship. Burgeoning cinema studies courses demonstrated how directors were the authors of work that undermined (or succeeded in spite of) all the constraints that Hollywood threw … Continue Reading Another, highly detailed overview: http://www.amazon.com/Authorship-Rutgers-Depth-Field-Series/dp/0813531934/ref=pd_sim_14_2?ie=UTF8&dpID=519NOIDCtQL&dpSrc=sims&preST=_AC_UL160_SR108%2C160_&refRID=1WFWPH86FCGNGGCYFTC7Film and Authorship

Contrary to Intentist theory, but well written- Film Authorship: Auteurs and Other Myths http://www.amazon.com/Film-Authorship-Auteurs-Other-Wallflower/dp/1906660247/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1452203524&sr=8-2&keywords=authorship+and+film

Few topics in the study of film produce as much controversy as authorship. Critics, historians, and theoreticians heatedly debate film authors, arguing vociferously about the nature of film authorship and questioning whether films even have authors at all. Film Authorship evaluates these debates in a rigorous and accessible manner. Generously … Continue Reading Contrary to Intentist theory, but well written- Film Authorship: Auteurs and Other Myths http://www.amazon.com/Film-Authorship-Auteurs-Other-Wallflower/dp/1906660247/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1452203524&sr=8-2&keywords=authorship+and+film

Recommended books on film studies and authorship. Authorship and Film (AFI Film Readers)http://www.amazon.com/Authorship-Film-AFI-Readers/dp/0415939941/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1452116835&sr=8-1&keywords=authorship+and+film

For scholars who wish to learn the current state of author studies, and to be stimulated by the prospects of the further work to be done, Iuthorship and Film is an excellent resource.. –Bill R. Scalia–Hillsdale College, Journal of Film and Video, Spring 2004

PDF article: Authors, Intentions and Literary Meaning Sherri Irvin University of Oklahoma (2006)http://www.ou.edu/ouphil/faculty/irvin/Intention.pdf

Abstract This article discusses the relationship (or lack thereof) between authors’ intentions and the meaning of literary works. It considers the advantages and disadvantages of Extreme and Modest Actual Intentionalism, Conventionalism, and two versions of Hypothetical Intentionalism, and discusses the role that one’s theoretical commitments about the robustness of linguistic … Continue Reading PDF article: Authors, Intentions and Literary Meaning Sherri Irvin University of Oklahoma (2006)http://www.ou.edu/ouphil/faculty/irvin/Intention.pdf

Theories of Authorship and Intention in the Twentieth Century. An Overview. Recently published!http://www.fupress.net/index.php/bsfm-jems/article/view/10633

Theories of Authorship and Intention in the Twentieth Century. An Overview. Published in 2012 Dario Compagno   Abstract This article discusses some of the most important theories about authorship and the author’s intentions developed during the last century. It argues that initially Husserl, Croce and the New Criticism firmly divided … Continue Reading Theories of Authorship and Intention in the Twentieth Century. An Overview. Recently published!http://www.fupress.net/index.php/bsfm-jems/article/view/10633