auctorial auctorial


  • (adj) of or by or typical of an author


  • Lucidity is no part of the auctorial task.


  1. As to why he wrote a stage version, Burgess responded "It is to provide a definitive actable version which has auctorial authority. And, moreover, it is a version which, unlike Kubrick's cinema adaptation, draws on the entirety of the book,...
    on Jan 14, 2009 By: Anthony Burgess Source: PR Web (press release)

  2. In one letter Mailer wrote, "I obviously enjoyed your page of tasty prose and would try to return auctorial tender but my mouth tastes like tablets."
    on Oct 8, 2008 By: Norman Mailer Source: New York Times

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