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Life.After.Theory: Interviews with Jacques Derrida, Sir Frank Kermode, Toril Moi and Christopher Norris

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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? To explore such riddles Life. After.Theory brings together new interviews with four theorists who are left, each a major figure in their own right: Jacques Derrida, Frank Kermode, Toril Moi, and Christopher Norris. Framed and introduce ...more
Hardcover, 196 pages
Published July 1st 2003 by Continuum (first published June 1st 2003)
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Tara Brabazon
Mar 08, 2016 Tara Brabazon rated it liked it
Interview books with high theorists are always interesting. Often, in a question and answer format, theorists offer more gritty meta-interpretations of this work.

This is a pleasant book that enables Jacques Derrida and Toril Moi in particular to let rip at their critics. There are some deeply moving passages - such as Derrida discussing the importance of forgetting and Moi lambasting her interviewers because she has become 'the token female philosopher' once more.

A short book. Some provocative a
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