Death of the Author

All this talk about the death of the author is dishonest anyway. There’s absolutely no chance Wahala, for example, would have been published if the author were white. If anybody even attempted anything like it, there would be wailing and gnashing of teeth. Not a word of the text needs to be different for the text to be unpublishable just because of the identity of the author.

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