Chronology Of Andre Gide & His Life

Chronology of Andre Paul Guillaume Gide, recipient of the 1947 Nobel Prize for Literature, was born in Paris, France into a family of Huguenots.

Andre Paul Guillaume Gide, recipient of the 1947 Nobel Prize for Literature, was born in Paris, France into a family of Huguenots. His father died when he was young. He was educated at the Ecole Alsacienne and later by private tutors.

Gide published his first book, LES CAHIERS D'ANDRE WALTER (THE NOTEBOOKS OF ANDRE WALTER), in 1891. It appeared anonymously. In addition to his own work he published translations and literary criticisms. His autobiography, SI LE GRAIN NE MEURT (IF IT DIE...), was published in 1924.

Andre Gide died in Paris, France in 1951.

CHRONOLOGY

1869 He was born in Paris, France.

1891 LES CAHIERS D'ANDRE WALTER

1892 LE TRAITE' DU NARCISSE; LES POESIES D'ANDRE WALTER

1895 His mother died.; He married Madeliene Rondeaux.

1896 LES NOURRITURES TERRESTRES; He contributed to L'ERMITAGE.

1898 PHILOCTETE; LE PROMETHEE MAL ENCHAINE; EL HADJ

1900 LETTRES A ANGELE

1901 LE ROI CANDAULE

1902 L'IMMORTALISTE

1903 PRETEXTS; SAUL

1906 AMYNTAS

1907 LE RETOUR DE L'ENFANT PRODIGUE

1909 LE PORTE ETROITE; He helped found the NOUVELLE REVUE FRANCAISE.

1911 ISABELLE; NOUVEAUX PRETEXTES

1914 SOUVENIRS DE LA COUR ASSISES; LES CAVES DU VATICAN; He worked at the Foyer Franco-Belge.



1919 LA SYMPHONIE PASTORALE

1921 MORCEAUX CHOISIS

1923 DOSTOIEVSKY; His daughter, Catherine, was born.

1924 INCIDENCES

1926 LES FAUX-MONNAYEURS; JOURNAL DES FAUX-MONNAYEURS

1927 VOYAGE AU CONGO

1928 LE RETOUR DU TCHAD

1929 L'ECOLE DE FEMMES; ROBERT; ESSAI SUR MONTAIGNE; UN ESPRIT NON PREVENU

1930 L'AFFAIRE REDUREAU; LA SEQUESTREE DE POITIERS

1931 OEDIPE

1932 OEUVRES COMPLETES

1934 PERSEPHONE

1935 LES NOUVELLES NOURRITURES

1936 GENEVIEVE; RETOUR DE L'U.R.S.S.

1938 His wife died.

1939 JOURNAL, 1889-1939

1942 INTERVIEWS IMAGINAIRES

1943 ATTENDU QUE . . .

1944 PAGES DE JOURNAL, 1939-1942

1946 THESEE

1947 He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature.

1948 NOTES SUR CHOPIN

1949 CORRESPONDENCE, 1899-1926; FEUILLETS D'AUTOMNE

1950 LITTERATURE ENGAGEE

1951 He died in Paris, France. (February 19)

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