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“Coming to Writing” and Other Essays

Hélène Cixous

Edited and translated by Deborah Jenson

Introduction by Susan Rubin Suleiman

Translated by Sarah Cornell

Ann Liddle

Susan Sellers

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$34.00 • £27.95 • €30.50

ISBN 9780674144378

Publication Date: 01/01/1992

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214 pages

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This collection presents six essays by one of France’s most remarkable contemporary authors. A notoriously playful stylist, here Hélène Cixous explores how the problematics of the sexes—viewed as a paradigm for all difference, which is the organizing principle behind identity and meaning—manifest themselves, write themselves, in texts. These superb translations do full justice to Cixous’s prose, to its songlike flow and allusive brilliance.

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