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.


Gallery View  List View 

  1. Osnabrück Station to Jerusalem

    Osnabrück Station to Jerusalem

    Written by Hélène Cixous, Translated by Peggy Kamuf, Foreword by Eva Hoffman

    Fordham University Press

    An inventive literary account of Cixous’s remarkable journey to her mother’s birthplace and of the Jewish community of a German town that was wiped out in the Holocaust.... Learn More
    Published: 3rd March 2020
    Hardback | £19.99
  2. Manhattan


    Letters from Prehistory

    Written by Hélène Cixous, Translated by Beverley Bie Brahic

    Fordham University Press

    Manhattan is the tale of a young French scholar who travels to the United States in 1965 on a Fulbright Fellowship to consult the manuscripts of beloved authors. In Yale University’s Beinecke Library, tantalized by the conversational... Learn More
    Published: 15th December 2007
    Hardback | £74.00
    Paperback | £27.99
    EPUB | £32.00
    PDF | £32.00