Chedid, Andrée (1921–)
Chedid, Andrée (1921–)
Egyptian-French poet. Name variations: Andree Chedid. Born 1921 in Cairo, Egypt.
Drew on her life in Egypt and Lebanon for her fiction, often depicting characters coping with domestic or political trauma; published most works in French; poetry includes Fraternité de la Parole (1976) and Cérémonial de la Violence (1976); novels include Le Sommeil Délivré and La Maison Sans Racines (1985); short fiction includes Les Corps et Le Temps (1978). Received Louis Lajeier and Mallarmé awards for poetry (1976), Royal Belgian Grand Prize for French Literature, and Goncourt Prize for fiction; also awarded honorary doctorate from American University in Cairo (1988).
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