Andrée Chedid’s published work spans six decades; her reputation as a poet reached North American circles and universities in the 1980s. Three plays, four novels and multiple poems and short stories have been translated into English. Chedid’s work has been explored and celebrated by several colloquia, special issues of journals, a book of interviews, and a recent literary homage published as

Andrée Chedid, je t’aime

(2013), which includes a comprehensive bibliography as well as a chronology of her life. The monument counts twenty-five collections of poems, several illustrated editions of poetry, seventeen novels and narratives (“récits”), nine collections of short stories, six plays eventually re-grouped in two volumes, and a number of books for children. Honors and awards…

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Citation: Makward, Christiane. "Andrée Chedid". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 06 April 2015 [, accessed 18 July 2024.]

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