Elsa Texier Solal

Guest of the 2018 Books & Music Festival

Elsa Texier Solal teaches at the Université de la Sorbonne Nouvelle Censier Paris III. She has written for France Culture, she has worked on several forms of writing: novel, scenarios. Dramatic author of about twenty plays staged and created in France and abroad, she was invited by the Université de Georgetown to Washington to present her texts about female characters such as: « Celle qui venait d’ailleurs à partir d’Hannah Arendt », « Olympe de Gouges » as well as his novel for the theatre « L’Autre guerre » published by Éditions Syllepse about violence and women. In the latest 20 years, she has been working on the living memory of women of all origins, dealing with subjects like citizenship, violence or exile. In the latest 4 years, she has been working on the stereotypes men/women, girls/boys with a historian sociologist, Dominique Loiseau, and she made a PhD thesis on different mythologies.

Latest creations:
The Maître du temps, created by Florence Lavaud, (stage director, Prix Molière jeune public).
Terreur -Olympe de Gouges, Maison des métallos et au Lucernaire 2013-2014
Battements d’ailes à la Maison des Métallos. November 17.

Latest publications:
Angela Davis. Actes Sud junior.
Olympe de Gouges. Collection ceux qui ont dit non, Actes Sud junior.
Leonard Peltier. Actes Sud Collection ceux qui ont dit non, Actes Sud junior.
Non à l’individualisme. Collection ceux qui ont dit non, Actes Sud junior.
Non à l’intolérance. Collection ceux qui ont dit non 2015 Actes Sud junior

Battements d’ailes. Clichés Féminins/Masculins. Preface by Michelle PERROT Editions Les Cahiers de l’Egaré. 2015