Hélène Cixous was born in Oran, Algeria, and is emeritus professor of literature at the Université Paris VIII, where she founded and directed the Centre de Recherches en Études Féminines. She is the author of more than seventy works of fiction, plays, and collections of critical essays; recent titles in English translation include So Close, Zero’s Neighbour: Sam Beckett, Hemlock, and Philippines. Laurent Milesi is a reader in literature and critical theory at Cardiff University. He has also translated Cixous’s Philippines and Zero’s Neighbour: Sam Beckett, among other books.
ARTICLES FEATURING HéLèNE
Peaking Behind the Curtains of Adieux
With "Tomb(e)," Cixous pierces into the nature of love and jealousy....