Is there life after theory? If the death of the Author has now been followed by the death of the theorist, what's left? Indeed, who's left? life.after.theory brings together new interviews, framed and introduced by Michael Payne and John Schad, with four theorists, each a major figure in their own right: Jacques Drrida, Frank Kermode, Toril Moi, and Christopher Norris. These four key thinkers explore why there is life after theory ... but not as we know it.