God is dead. But the world is still running fine. So GOD is really not very important is HE? In the same way, since the work can exist without the author, he really isn't that important is he? We can read a book and come up with our own conclusions so why do we need the author? Furthermore, we can't wake Shakespear from his eternal sleep jst to ask him if Prospero and Miranda had an incestuous relationship can we? Even though when Eugene came up with this idea, William must have protestd from the grave. See, since Eugene can make up his mind about the play without the help of ol' Will, then Will isn't really that important right?
Mind over matter Baggage Do we really need him Therefore