Doesn't do any work,
But if badgered he
Claims to study theories of tragedy.
A clerihew I wrote in 1985 when I was knocking round in Edinburgh with the author of Deadwateras well as Authorship: From Plato to the Postmodern and The Death and Return of the Author: Criticism and Subjectivity in Barthes, Foucault and Derridapopped unbidden into my head this morning so I am sharing it with the world.
I get a name check in the preface to "Authorship". How cool is that?