MOI, Toril. Norwegian, b. 1953. Genres: Literary criticism and history, Women's studies and issues. Career: Writer and educator. Oxford University, Oxford, lecturer, 1983-85; University of Bergen, Norway, director of Centre for Feminist Research in the Humanities, 1985-88; Duke University, Durham, NC, professor of literature and romance studies, 1989-. Publications: Sexual/ Textual Politics: Feminist Literary Theory, 1985; Feminist Literary Theory and Simone de Beauvoir, 1990; Simone de Beauvoir: The Making of an Intellectual Woman, 1994; What Is a Woman? and Other Essays, 1999. EDITOR: The Kristeva Reader, 1986; French Feminist Thought: A Reader, 1987; (with J.A. Radway) Materialist Feminism, 1994. Address: Literature Program, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708, U.S.A.