By (author) Hélène Cixous
Hélène Cixous is the founder of the first Women’s Studies program in France, at the University of Paris VIII. Since 1967, she has published more than fifty “fictions,” as well as numerous works of criticism on literature and many essays on the visual arts. She has long been a collaborator with Ariane Mnouchkine at the Théâtre du Soleil and a number of her plays have been published. Her many books include "Coming to Writing" and Other Essays and The Portable Cixous.
Foreword: Eva Hoffman
Eva Hoffman is author of the best-selling memoir Lost in Translation: A Life in a New Language. Her other books include Shtetl, After Such Knowledge: Memory, History and the Legacy of the Holocaust, and two novels, The Secret and Illuminations.
Translated: Peggy Kamuf
Peggy Kamuf is Professor Emerita of French and Comparative Literature at the University of Southern California. Her books include Book of Addresses, which won the René Wellek Prize, and, most recently, Literature and the Remains of the Death Penalty.