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Hélène Cixous

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2010

Tuesday, 2 March 2010

Hélène Cixous, one of France’s foremost intellectuals, spoke to writer and literary critic Nicholas Royle. They considered “Judeities”, a word and notion in the plural, favoured by Jacques Derrida over the more conventional terms “Judaism” and “Jewishness”. Together, they reflected on the multiple political and poetical stakes of this neologism.

2004

Monday, 1 March 2004
Jacques Derrida and Hélène Cixous are two of the world's most celebrated figures in the fields of philosophy and literature. Both occupy crucial positions in European thought, and share a common experience of a childhood in Algeria, although they only met in Paris in 1962.
 

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