The Third Body by Helene Cixous

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Jacques Derrida has called Cixous the greatest contemporary French writer.

About Helene Cixous

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 Hélène Cixous is a professor emerita of literature and founder of the Centre d’études feminines, Paris VIII. Her numerous books include Stigmata, Three Steps on the Ladder of Writing, The Newly Born Woman,The Laugh of the Medusa, and Manhattan: Letters from Prehistory. In 2000, a collection in Cixous' name was created at the Bibliothèque nationale de France.
Published August 18, 1999 by Northwestern University Press. 161 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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The resulting meditation, though not without wit and even infrequent playfulness, is utterly devoid of narrative tension (though, to be fair, “she” does at one point swallow a fly).

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