Isak Dinesen

Author: Judith Thurman
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 9780312135256
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Until the appearance of this book, the life and art of Isak Dinesen have been--as Dinesen herself wrote of two lovers in a tale-- "a pair of locked caskets, each containing the key to the other.

Isak Dinesen And The Engendering Of Narrative

Author: Susan Hardy Aiken
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226011134
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Notes. Introduction i. On Dinesen's multiple names see Judith Thurman, Isak
Dinesen: The Life of a Storyteller (New York: St. Martin's Press, 1982), 5. 2.
Beginning with Out of Africa, Dinesen published in Scandinavia and England
under the name Karen Blixen, retaining "Isak Dinesen" for the texts published in
America. On her composition process, see Thurman, Life, and Donald Hannah, "
Isak Dinesen" and Karen Blixen: The Mask and the Reality (New York: Random
House, 1971).

To Soar With Eagles

Author: Eugene Haynes
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 9780738848655
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To Soar with Eagles is a collection of letters, anecdotes and conversations spanning the ten-year period of a unique relationship between the world famous Danish author Isak Dinesen (Baroness Karen Blixen) and the young African American ...

Daguerreotypes And Other Essays

Author: Isak Dinesen
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226153063
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Eight occasional pieces originally published in Danish in 1965 record Dinesen's reflections on topics ranging from clothing and social classes to ornithology and include her recollections of a 1940 visit to Nazi Germany

A Study Guide For Isak Dinesen S Sorrow Acre

Author: Gale, Cengage Learning
Publisher: Gale, Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1410358844
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Dinesen's parents were from two very different walks of life. Her mother's family,
the Westenholzes, were quite wealthy, urbane, liberal, and bourgeois. Judith
Thurman, in Isak Dinesen, the Life of a Storyteller, writes that the Westenholzes “
were also . . . passionate feminists and nonconformists, converts to the Unitarian
Church. . . . Their energies went into practical or abstract projects, and mostly to
their own moral excellence.” Her father's family, the Dinesens, were cut from a
different ...

Understanding Isak Dinesen

Author: Susan Brantly
Publisher: Univ of South Carolina Press
ISBN: 9781570034282
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... Isak Dinesen: Life of a Storyteller ( 1 982) revived public interest in Dinesen's
life and eclipsed Out of Africa as the main source of information. Sydney Pollack's
1985 film Out of Africa was based more on Thurman's biography than on
Dinesen's novel. Pollack's Hollywood version of Dinesen's life in Africa was seen
by a large audience and has shaped the public impression of her for a new
generation of readers. This might be a source of concern. Brenda Cooper and
David Descutner ...

The English Book And Its Marginalia

Author: Asako Nakai
Publisher: Rodopi
ISBN: 9789042013643
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Privately she kept on calltng herself Karen Blixen after her divorce from Bror von
Blixen,Finecke. For biographies of Dinesen, see Linda Donelson, Out of Isak
Dinesen in Africa: The Uniold Story (Iowa City: Coulsong List, 1995); Olga
Anastasia Pelensky, Isak Dinesen: The Life and Imagination of a Seducer (
Athens: Ohio University Press, 1991); Judith Thurman, Isak Dinesen: The Life of a
Storyteller (New York: St Martin's, 1982); Permenia Migel, Titania (London:
Michael Joseph, 1967) ...

Isak Dinesen

Author: Olga Anastasia Pelensky
Publisher: Ohio Univ Pr
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A biography of the Danish author, from her Victorian upbringing and life on a coffee plantation in East Africa, to her return to Denmark and her pivotal role in Heretica, a post-World War II literary movement

Cleopatra S Nose

Author: Judith Thurman
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ISBN: 1429923008
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Cleopatra's Nose is an exuberant gathering of essays and profiles representing twenty years of Judith Thurman's celebrated writing, particularly her fascination with human vanity, femininity, and "women's work"—from haute couture to ...