Author/Editor: Evelyne Accad

Biography
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

Out Now
The Floating Garden

The Floating Garden


Emma Ashmere

Sydney, Milsons Point, 1926. Entire streets are being demolished for the building of the Harbour Bridge. Ellis Gilbey,...


The End of Patriarchy

The End of Patriarchy


Robert Jensen

The pathology of patriarchy, the idea that one group of people should control another—even own them, own even life...


Prostitution Narratives

Prostitution Narratives


Caroline Norma, Melinda Tankard Reist

For too long the global sex industry and its vested interests have dominated the prostitution debate repeating the same...

The Great Climate Robbery

The Great Climate Robbery


Grain

The great climate robbery provides valuable information about how the industrial food system causes climate change, how...

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