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Écriture Féminine: ‘contemporary depictions of women writing her self’ at Edgar Modern

Hélène Cixous first coined the term ‘écriture féminine’ in her essay, “The Laugh of the Medusa” (1975), where she asserts “woman must write her self: must write about women and bring women to writing, from which they have been driven away as violently as from their bodies”.

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