Accad, Evelyne

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ACCAD, Evelyne

ACCAD, Evelyne. American/Lebanese, b. 1943. Genres: Novels, Literary criticism and history, Third World, Women's studies and issues, Autobiography/Memoirs. Career: Anderson College, IN, instructor in French, 1967-68; International College, Beirut, Lebanon, teacher and girls' counselor, 1968-70; University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, assistant professor, 1974-79, associate professor, 1979-88, professor of French comparative literature and member of core faculty at African Center, Women's Studies Center, and Center for Asian Studies, all 1988-. Northwestern University, visiting professor, 1991; lecturer at colleges and universities worldwide; gives readings from her works. Publications: Veil of Shame: The Role of Women in the Modern Fiction of North Africa and the Arab World, 1978; (trans.) N. Aba, Montjoie Palestine!; or, Last Year in Jerusalem (poem), 1980; L'Excisee (novel), 1982, trans. as The Excised, 1989; (with R. Ghurayyeb) Contemporary Arab Women Writers and Poets (monograph), 1986; Coquelicot du massacre (novel), 1988; Sexuality and War, 1990; Des femmes, des hommes et la guerre, 1993; Blessures des Mots: Journal de Tunisie (novel), 1993, trans. as Wounding Words: A Woman's Journal in Tunisia, 1996; Les filles de Tahar Haddad (play; adaptation of Blessures des Mots), 1995; Voyages en Cancer, 2000, trans. as The Wounded Breast: Intimate Journeys through Cancer, 2001. Contributor to books and periodicals. Address: Dept of French, 2090 Foreign Languages Bldg, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]