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Monique Wittig

French writer

1935   -   2003

movement: material feminism, radical feminism, radical lesbianism
country of citizenship: France
native language: French
language of expression: French, English
educated at: Sorbonne
occupation: essayist, novelist, philosopher, university teacher, writer, activist
award received: Prix Médicis
www.moniquewittig.com

Monique Wittig (French: [vitig]; July 13, 1935 – January 3, 2003) was a French author, philosopher and feminist theorist who wrote about overcoming socially enforced gender roles and who coined the phrase "heterosexual contract". She published her first novel, L'Opoponax, in 1964. Her second novel, Les Guérillères (1969), was a landmark in lesbian feminism.
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L'Opoponax

novel

author: Monique Wittig

1964

La Pensée straight

author: Monique Wittig

The Lesbian Body

book by Monique Wittig

author: Monique Wittig

1973

The Straight Mind and Other Essays

book by Monique Wittig

author: Monique Wittig

1992

Les guérillères

author: Monique Wittig

Le chantier littéraire

author: Monique Wittig

La pensée straight

author: Monique Wittig

La pensée straight

author: Monique Wittig

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