This paper explores the authorial postures of the American writer Shirley Jackson, and how her reluctance to engage in self presentation results in a posture similar to that of the dead author; one that is hidden.
The hybrid artist is not only an artist that works interdisciplinary but uses notions from different fields to expand their practice as an artist to explore different creative roles in society and within the arts.
Is Patti Smith a celebrity or public intellectual? This article analyses her main role through the perspective of these two models. She is a different assemblage, playing different roles on each occasion.