Author/Editor: Evelyne Accad

Evelyne Accad was born and raised in Beirut, Lebanon. She has been Professor at the University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana since 1974 in French, Comparative Literature, African Studies, Women’s Studies, Middle East Studies, and the honors program. Her publications include Blessures des Mots (1993); Sexuality and War (1990); Veil of Shame (1978); and she is a contributor to Radically Speaking and September 11, 2001: Feminist Perspectives. She is a songwriter and interpreter of both music and lyrics. Her book, The Wounded Breast, has been published in French and Arabic.

Book Awards
The Wounded Breast: 2001 Winner, Prix Phenix de Litterature (Voyages en Cancer)

Books published by, or available from, Spinifex
Wounded Breast, The

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