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One way of reading it is to determine what is "wild or deceitful" in it (and hence the significance of its untruth) by scrutinizing its iconic function and comparing it with its indexical one—a strategy not demanded, or permitted, by most other genres. Of course, it is not always easy—nor is it enough—to do so. As we have seen in the prologue, it is quite possible for a counterfeit autobiography to pass itself off not only as an accurate icon but as an authentic index of its subject; neither its (Dietrich-derived) style nor errors in reference gave Irving's hoax away.

The people thus left behind them a testamentary trust that has something of the character of a sacred text" (255). With a very different 32 ALTERED EGOS implication—the demystification of authorship—recent theory has suggested that all writing momentarily incarnates its author: an "author" is brought into existence by an utterance, and is thus its effect, rather than its cause. While this may not be disturbing when said of lyric poetry or the novel—utterances long construed as issuing from person ae not necessarily identical with their creators—it may be unsettling when said of the Constitution or of an autobiography—texts we imagine to have greater authority than that of fiction or poetry, and a more stable relation to historical events.

The people thus left behind them a testamentary trust that has something of the character of a sacred text" (255). With a very different 32 ALTERED EGOS implication—the demystification of authorship—recent theory has suggested that all writing momentarily incarnates its author: an "author" is brought into existence by an utterance, and is thus its effect, rather than its cause. While this may not be disturbing when said of lyric poetry or the novel—utterances long construed as issuing from person ae not necessarily identical with their creators—it may be unsettling when said of the Constitution or of an autobiography—texts we imagine to have greater authority than that of fiction or poetry, and a more stable relation to historical events.

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