I would like so much to be a woman without thinking about it.
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|Birth:||5th June, 1937|
|Profession:||Philosopher, Playwright, Poet, Professor, Writer|
Helene Cixous was born in Oran, Algeria. She is an Algerian-born French philosopher, playwright, poet, feminist writer and professor. She is best known for her article ''The Laugh of the Medusa'', which established her as one of the mothers of poststructuralist feminist theory. She founded the first centre of feminist studies at a European university at the Centre universitaire de Vincennes of the University of Paris. She earned her agrégation in English in 1959 and her Doctorat ès lettres in 1968. She has published widely, including twenty-three volumes of poems, six books of essays, five plays, and numerous influential articles. In 2008 she was appointed as A.D. White Professor-at-Large at Cornell University until June 2014.
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