Tahar Ben Jelloun Principal Works - Essay

Principal Works

(Contemporary Literary Criticism)

Hommes sous linceul de silence (poetry) 1970

Harrouda (novel) 1973

Le Discours du chameau (poetry) 1974

Les amandiers sort morts de leurs blessures (poetry) 1976

Chronique d'une solitude (play) 1976

La Réclusion solitaire [Solitaire] (novel) 1976

La Plus Haute des solitudes: Misère sexuelle d'émigrés nord-africains (nonfiction) 1977

Moha le fou, Moha le sage (novel) 1978

A l'insu du souvenir (poetry) 1980

La Prière de l'absent (novel) 1981

Entretien avec Monsieur Said Hammadi ouvrier Algerien (play) 1982

Haut Atlas: L'exil de pierres [photographs by Philippe Lafond] (travel writing) 1982

L'Écrivain public: Récit (novel) 1983

Hospitalité française: Racisme et immigration maghrébine [French Hospitality: Racism and North African Immigrants] (nonfiction) 1984

La fiancé de l'eau (play) 1984

L'Enfant de sable [The Sand Child] (novel) 1985

La Nuit sacrée [The Sacred Night] (novel) 1987

Sahara [photographs by Bernard Descamps] (poetry) 1987

Jour de silence à Tanger: Récit [Silent Day in Tangier] (novel) 1990

La Remontée des cendres; suivi de Non identifiés (poetry) 1991

Les Yeux baissés [With Downcast Eyes] (novel) 1991

*L'Ange aveugle [State of Absence] (short stories) 1992

L'Homme rompu [Corruption] (novel) 1994

Poésie complète: 1966-1995 (poetry) 1995

Le Premier amour est toujours le dernier (short stories) 1995

Les Raisins de la galère (novel) 1996

L'Auberge des pauvres (novel) 1997

La Nuit de l'erreur (novel) 1997

Le Racisme expliqué à ma fille [Racism Explained to My Daughter] (nonfiction) 1997

Labyrinthe des sentiments (novel) 1999

Stratégies d'écriture (nonfiction) 2000

Cette aveuglante absence de lumière [This Blinding Absence of Light] (novel) 2001

L'Islam expliqué aux enfants [Islam Explained] (nonfiction) 2002

Amours sorcières (short stories) 2003

*The stories in this collection were originally published serially in the Italian newspaper Il Mattino. The collection was released in Italy under the title Dove lo Stato non c'è.