Text Encoding Initiative

The XML Version of the TEI Guidelines


<author> in a bibliographic reference, contains the name of the author(s), personal or corporate, of a work; the primary statement of responsibility for any bibliographic item.
Attributes Global attributes and those inherited from biblPart
<author>British Broadcasting Corporation</author>

<author>La Fayette, Marie Madeleine Pioche de la Vergne,
      comtesse de (1634&ndash;1693)</author>

Particularly where cataloguing is likely to be based on the content of the header, it is advisable to use generally recognized authority lists for the exact form of personal names.

In the case of a broadcast, use this element for the name of the company or network which broadcasts the program.

Module Declared in file teicore2; Core tag sets: enabled when any TEI base is enabled
Class biblPart
Data Description Any string of characters and phrase-level tags.
May contain #PCDATA abbr add addSpan address alt altGrp anchor app c caesura cb certainty cl corr damage date dateRange dateStruct del delSpan distinct emph expan fLib foreign formula fs fsLib fvLib fw gap geogName gloss handShift hi index interp interpGrp join joinGrp lang lb link linkGrp m measure mentioned milestone name num oRef oVar orgName orig pRef pVar pb persName phr placeName ptr ref reg respons restore rs s seg sic soCalled space span spanGrp supplied term time timeRange timeStruct timeline title unclear w xptr xref
May occur within analytic bibl monogr titleStmt
<!ELEMENT author %om.RO; %phrase.seq;> 
<!ATTLIST author  
See further Authors, Titles, and Editors; 5.2.1 The Title Statement

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