John Farrell is professor of literature at Claremont McKenna College and the author, most recently, of The Varieties of Authorial Intention: Literary Theory Beyond the Intentional Fallacy.BOOKMARK
Literature Versus Utopia: An Ancient Quarrel
Why do we prefer heroic suffering to utopian contentment?
Why Literature Professors Turned Against Authors — Or Did They?
The intentions of authors still matter, no matter what the critics say.
Paradoxes of Incarnation: Medieval Allegory Revisited
In defense of allegory.