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Contemporary Danish Prose

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...e village again, hand in hand, and arrived back home as it was growing dark. Karen Marie was only two, and too little in every way, and therefore she ... ...tones and the like, and Laurine's precious woollen thrums and chicory paper. Karen Marie, who was so little, had of course no possessions. Then when t... ...he lifeless rails and the dry rustling of a newspaper. THE DREAMING CHILD BY KAREN BLIXEN In the first half of last century, there lived in Sealand, i... ...eless rails and the dry rustling of a newspaper. THE DREAMING CHILD BY KAREN BLIXEN In the first half of last century, there lived in Sealand, in Denm... ...The cycle is still in progress. THE SHOW is Chapter 20 of DET DAGLIGE BROED. BLIXEN, KAREN, Baroness Blixen (born 1885), short story−writer and essayi... ...e is still in progress. THE SHOW is Chapter 20 of DET DAGLIGE BROED. BLIXEN, KAREN, Baroness Blixen (born 1885), short story−writer and essayist. Afte... ...en (born 1885), short story−writer and essayist. After her marriage to Baron Blixen−Finecke she lived in Kenya 1914−31, and there she wrote her first ...

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Karen Blixen

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...e Karen Blixen, 1959. Photo: Carl Van Vechten ... ... Karen Blixen, 1959. Photo: Carl Van Vechten ... ...adows on the Grass, "Babette's Feast" Karen von Blixen-Finecke (Danish: ; 17 April 1885 – 7 September 1... ...he Grass, "Babette's Feast" Karen von Blixen-Finecke (Danish: ; 17 April 1885 – 7 September 1962), née ... ...Blixen-Finecke (Danish: ; 17 April 1885 – 7 September 1962), née Karen Christenze Dinesen, was a Danish author also known by her pen name Is... ...own by her pen name Isak Dinesen. She also wrote under the pen names Tania Blixen, Osceola and Pierre Andrézel. Blixen wrote works in Danish, French a... ...zel. Blixen wrote works in Danish, French and English. Blixen is best known for Out of Africa, her account of living in Kenya, and... ...1861 Karen Blixen with her brother Thomas on the family farm in Kenya in the 192... ...he family farm in Kenya in the 1920s. Karen Dinesen was born on 17 April 1885 in the nee Westenholz, and was the ...

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Contemporary Danish Prose

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...village again, hand in hand, and arrived back home as it was growing dark. Karen Marie was only two, and too little in every way, and therefore she cr... ...nes and the like, and Laurine's precious woollen thrums and chicory paper. Karen Marie, who was so little, had of course no possessions. Then when th... ...lifeless rails and the dry rustling of a newspaper. THE DREAMING CHILD BY KAREN BLIXEN In the first half of last century, there lived in Sealand, in... ...ss rails and the dry rustling of a newspaper. THE DREAMING CHILD BY KAREN BLIXEN In the first half of last century, there lived in Sealand, in Denma... ...cycle is still in progress. THE SHOW is Chapter 20 of DET DAGLIGE BROED. BLIXEN, KAREN, Baroness Blixen (born 1885), short story-writer and essayist... ... still in progress. THE SHOW is Chapter 20 of DET DAGLIGE BROED. BLIXEN, KAREN, Baroness Blixen (born 1885), short story-writer and essayist. After ... ... (born 1885), short story-writer and essayist. After her marriage to Baron Blixen-Finecke she lived in Kenya 1914-31, and there she wrote her first bo...

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Karen Blixen Museum (Kenya)

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...sak. Out of Africa, 1937 is the former Africa n home of Danish author Karen Blixen, famous for her book Out of Africa which chronicles life at ... ...Out of Africa, 1937 is the former Africa n home of Danish author Karen Blixen, famous for her book Out of Africa which chronicles life at the es... ...lt in 1912 by the Swedish engineer Åke Sjögren, National Museums of Kenya: Karen Blixen, accessed February 22, 2011. the bungalow-style house was boug... ...1912 by the Swedish engineer Åke Sjögren, National Museums of Kenya: Karen Blixen, accessed February 22, 2011. the bungalow-style house was bought by ... ...lixen, accessed February 22, 2011. the bungalow-style house was bought by Karen Blixen and her then-husband, Baron Bror von Blixen Fincke in 1917. W... ... accessed February 22, 2011. the bungalow-style house was bought by Karen Blixen and her then-husband, Baron Bror von Blixen Fincke in 1917. While s... ...r von Blixen Fincke in 1917. While she separated from her husband in 1921, Blixen lived at the house in what was then British East Africa and ran a ... ...ous book, Out of Africa , as well as her book Shadows of the Grass . "Karen Blixen Museum" (in Kenya), Josephine Thangwa, National Museums of ... ... 1917.) Nowadays the museum is situated in the upscale Nairobi suburb of " Karen, " a town that was created by the parceling out of the coffee farm's ...

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3318 Blixen

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...Augustesen in 1985. It measures 23.5 km in diameter, and is named after Karen Blixen, the Danish novelist. Photometric observations of this ... ...esen in 1985. It measures 23.5 km in diameter, and is named after Karen Blixen, the Danish novelist. Photometric observations of this astero...

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Karen, Kenya

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...the city centre. It is generally believed that the suburb is named after Karen Blixen, the Danish author of the colonial memoir Out of Africa ; h... ...ty centre. It is generally believed that the suburb is named after Karen Blixen, the Danish author of the colonial memoir Out of Africa ; her far... ... Out of Africa ; her farm occupied the land where the suburb now stands. Blixen herself declared in her later writings that "the residential distric... ...n herself declared in her later writings that "the residential district of Karen" was "named after me".Dinesen, Isak, Shadows on the Grass, from the ... ...i's fast-growing population, confirmed that he named the neighborhood for Blixen. The provenance of the name may in fact be more subtly complex. Bli... ... subtly complex. Blixen herself was known to her friends in Africa not as "Karen" but as "Tanne". The farm, a coffee plantation, was officially incorp... ...Tanne". The farm, a coffee plantation, was officially incorporated as the "Karen Coffee Company", and was owned by her extended family, most of whom l...

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Bror von Blixen-Finecke

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...ristocratic Swedish family, he became engaged to his Danish second-cousin Karen Blixen (also known by her pen name Isak Dinesen ) and married her i... ...ratic Swedish family, he became engaged to his Danish second-cousin Karen Blixen (also known by her pen name Isak Dinesen ) and married her in 1914... ... upon her arrival in Kenya, where they had planned to buy a farm. Much to Karen's surprise, Bror had purchased a coffee plantation with her family's ... ...r had purchased a coffee plantation with her family's money instead. von Blixen-Finecke's identical twin, Hans, died in a plane crash in 1917. Alt... ...in a plane crash in 1917. Although the couple were divorced in 1925 (with Karen retaining the coffee plantation that had been financed by her parents... ..., it would be to go on safari once again with Bror..." For many years von Blixen-Finecke ran a firm of safari guides, and among his clients was Ed... ...ever experienced since (from The Man Whom Women Loved, a biography of von Blixen-Finecke written by his godson Ulf Aschan)." He was also a talented w... ...936, he remarried the explorer Eva Dickson, who died two years later. von Blixen-Finecke left Africa in 1938 and returned to his native Sweden, where... ... mould has been broken." In the film Out of Africa which was based on Karen Blixen's memoir of the same name, the role of von Blixen-Finecke was ...

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Anecdotes of Destiny

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... First US edition Anecdotes of Destiny is a collection of tales by Danish author Karen Blixen. It was the las... ...irst US edition Anecdotes of Destiny is a collection of tales by Danish author Karen Blixen. It was the last work... ... Categories 1958 short story collections Works by Karen Blixen ... ... Categories 1958 short story collections Works by Karen Blixen ...

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Out of Africa

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...is a memoir by Isak Dinesen, a pen name used by the Danish author Baroness Karen von Blixen-Finecke. The book, first published in 1937, recounts event... ...r by Isak Dinesen, a pen name used by the Danish author Baroness Karen von Blixen-Finecke. The book, first published in 1937, recounts events of the s... ...book, first published in 1937, recounts events of the seventeen years when Blixen made her home in Kenya, then called British East Africa. The book is... ...enya, then called British East Africa. The book is a lyrical meditation on Blixen’s life on her coffee plantation, as well as a tribute to some of the... ...apshot of African colonial life in the last decades of the British Empire. Blixen wrote the book in English and then rewrote it in Danish. ... ... limpid and restful, and the nights were cold." Karen Blixen moved to British East Africa in late 1913, at the age of 28, t... ...antation instead.[1] It was managed by Europeans, including, at the start, Karen’s brother Thomas – but most of the labor was provided by “squatters.”... ... coffee prices up, the Blixen family invested in the business, and in 1917 Karen and Bror expanded their holdings to six thousand acres (24 km²).... ...Out of Africa.[4] The Blixens’ marriage started well – Karen and Bror went on hunting safaris which Karen later remembered as para...

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Errol Trzebinski

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...lence Will Speak:[1] A Study of the Life of Denys Finch Hatton and His Relationship With Karen Blixen (1977); The Kenya Pioneers:[2] The Frontiersmen ... ...Will Speak:[1] A Study of the Life of Denys Finch Hatton and His Relationship With Karen Blixen (1977); The Kenya Pioneers:[2] The Frontiersmen of an ... ...lywood movie Out of Africa.[1] See also Karen Blixen Denys Finch Hatton ... ... movie Out of Africa.[1] See also Karen Blixen Denys Finch Hatton ...

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I Dreamed of Africa (book)

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...s this was by then her adoptive language.[1] The book is often compared to Karen Blixen's Out of Africa, as the subject has several traits in common, ... ... was by then her adoptive language.[1] The book is often compared to Karen Blixen's Out of Africa, as the subject has several traits in common, and th... ...nd reviews at Amazon.com (notice that "Isak Dinesen" is the pen name of K. Blixen). Categori... ...s this was by then her adoptive language.[1] The book is often compared to Karen Blixen's Out of Africa, as the subject has several traits in common, ... ... was by then her adoptive language.[1] The book is often compared to Karen Blixen's Out of Africa, as the subject has several traits in common, and th... ...nd reviews at Amazon.com (notice that "Isak Dinesen" is the pen name of K. Blixen). Categori...

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Thomas Dinesen

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...sh and Commonwealth forces. He was the younger brother of the noted author Karen Blixen (who used the pen name Isak Dinesen). Details He was born in ... ... Commonwealth forces. He was the younger brother of the noted author Karen Blixen (who used the pen name Isak Dinesen). Details He was born in in an ... ..., 1982, p. 141 He later achieved the rank of lieutenant. Thomas's sister Karen (whom he, and most of their Danish friends, called "Tanne") later wro... ...itish colonials among whom she lived in British East Africa. According to Blixen, she had inadvertently alienated many of her neighbors by helping to... ... the German forces in East Africa, and waged an effective campaign against Blixen's English neighbors. Blixen commented that the suspicion and resent... ... her fellow colonists only subsided after her brother won the VC.Letter by Karen Blixen, Ngong in Kenya 13 december 1918 published in "Breve far Afrik... ...ellow colonists only subsided after her brother won the VC.Letter by Karen Blixen, Ngong in Kenya 13 december 1918 published in "Breve far Afrika" 197...

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Out of Africa (film)

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...book Out of Africa written by Isak Dinesen (the pseudonym of Danish author Karen Blixen), which was published in 1937, with additional material from D... ...ut of Africa written by Isak Dinesen (the pseudonym of Danish author Karen Blixen), which was published in 1937, with additional material from Dinesen... ...r Kurt Luedtke, and directed by the American Sydney Pollack. Streep played Karen Blixen; Redford played Denys Finch Hatton; and Klaus Maria Brandauer ... ... Luedtke, and directed by the American Sydney Pollack. Streep played Karen Blixen; Redford played Denys Finch Hatton; and Klaus Maria Brandauer played... ...ord played Denys Finch Hatton; and Klaus Maria Brandauer played Baron Bror Blixen. Others in the film included Michael Kitchen as Berkeley Cole; Malic... ... Plot The story begins in 1913 in Denmark, when Karen Dinesen (a wealthy but unmarried woman) asks her friend Baron Bror Bl... ...n Karen Dinesen (a wealthy but unmarried woman) asks her friend Baron Bror Blixen (Klaus Maria Brandauer) to enter into a marriage of convenience with... ...egin a dairy farm. Upon moving to British East Africa, Karen marries Bror in a brief ceremony, thus becoming Baroness Blixen. She ... ...ad to become a game hunter. Although theirs was a marriage of convenience, Karen does eventually develop feelings for Bror, but she is distressed when...

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Denys Finch Hatton

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Denmark–Kenya relations

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...nish Prime Minister Anders Fogh Rasmussen visited on 26 November 2008, the Karen Blixen Camp in Kenya.[4] In 17 December 2009, Kenyan President Mwai K... ...rime Minister Anders Fogh Rasmussen visited on 26 November 2008, the Karen Blixen Camp in Kenya.[4] In 17 December 2009, Kenyan President Mwai Kibaki ... ...nership".   ^ "Statsministeren besøger Karen Blixen Camp i Kenya". STM.dk (in Danish). 26 November 2008. Retrieved... ...p".   ^ "Statsministeren besøger Karen Blixen Camp i Kenya". STM.dk (in Danish). 26 November 2008. Retrieved 31 Ma... ...nish Prime Minister Anders Fogh Rasmussen visited on 26 November 2008, the Karen Blixen Camp in Kenya.[4] In 17 December 2009, Kenyan President Mwai K... ...rime Minister Anders Fogh Rasmussen visited on 26 November 2008, the Karen Blixen Camp in Kenya.[4] In 17 December 2009, Kenyan President Mwai Kibaki ... ...nership".   ^ "Statsministeren besøger Karen Blixen Camp i Kenya". STM.dk (in Danish). 26 November 2008. Retrieved... ...p".   ^ "Statsministeren besøger Karen Blixen Camp i Kenya". STM.dk (in Danish). 26 November 2008. Retrieved 31 Ma...

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The Immortal Story

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...leased in theaters. It was based on a short story by the Danish writer Karen Blixen (more widely known by her pen name Isak Dinesen). With a run... ... in theaters. It was based on a short story by the Danish writer Karen Blixen (more widely known by her pen name Isak Dinesen). With a running t... ... Production Orson Welles was a self-professed admirer of the writing of Karen Blixen and, at one point, announced plans to create a series of films... ...duction Orson Welles was a self-professed admirer of the writing of Karen Blixen and, at one point, announced plans to create a series of films based... ...d in Anecdotes of Destiny and Ehrengard a collection of short stories by Blixen. Originally The Immortal Story was meant to be half of a two-part ... ...o be half of a two-part anthology film, with the second half based on the Blixen story The Deluge at Nordenay. However, the second film was cancell...

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Hørsholm Municipality

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... Famous residents of the municipality Karen Blixen and Johannes Ewald lived in the municipality. ... ... Famous residents of the municipality Karen Blixen and Johannes Ewald lived in the municipality. Wh... ... Rungsted Harbour's website Karen Blixen's website Hørsholm's local museum ... ... Rungsted Harbour's website Karen Blixen's website Hørsholm's local museum ...

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The Fall of the King

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... was ranked alongside works by Hans Christian Andersen, Søren Kierkegaard, Karen Blixen and others.[2] References ... ...anked alongside works by Hans Christian Andersen, Søren Kierkegaard, Karen Blixen and others.[2] References ...

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Peter Beard

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...e of photography, used photographs to extend and enhance them. Beard read Karen Blixen 's Out of Africa , which inspired him to travel to Africa ... ...hotography, used photographs to extend and enhance them. Beard read Karen Blixen 's Out of Africa , which inspired him to travel to Africa in 195... ...uments the history of his relationships with (among other things): Africa, Karen Blixen, the New York art scene, the fashion world, Hollywood, and... ... the history of his relationships with (among other things): Africa, Karen Blixen, the New York art scene, the fashion world, Hollywood, and the ... ... exhibition was at the Blum Helman Gallery in 1975. Later, after meeting Blixen in Denmark ), he purchased a 43 acre farm in Africa. This piece of... ...chased a 43 acre farm in Africa. This piece of land was adjacent to her Karen farm in Kenya, and to Giraffe Manor at the foot of the Ngong Hil...

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Vanessa (opera)

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...etto of Gian-Carlo Menotti is based on a work of Isak Dinesen (pen name for Karen Blixen ), described variously as a "short story" or "novella".In ... ...f Gian-Carlo Menotti is based on a work of Isak Dinesen (pen name for Karen Blixen ), described variously as a "short story" or "novella".In the Ro... ... any of Isak Dinesen's works. There is evidence of Samuel Barber's having read Blixen's Seven Gothic Tales, and the mistaking of the proper source may... ...id, "I felt that the atmosphere... would make a wonderful opera."Heyman, p. ? Karen Blixen was present at the premiere of the opera on January 7, 195... ... felt that the atmosphere... would make a wonderful opera."Heyman, p. ? Karen Blixen was present at the premiere of the opera on January 7, 1959, but... ...d illness and left the theater. Her secretary wrote that Barber was "upset" by Blixen's premature departure from the opera.Svendsen, p. ? Karen Blixe... ...ber was "upset" by Blixen's premature departure from the opera.Svendsen, p. ? Karen Blixen made no public comment. Roles { !Role !Voice type !Premi... ...: Oxford University Press, 1992 ISBN 0-19-506650-2Svendsen, Clara Notater Om Karen Blixen, Gyldendal, 1974. ISBN 978-87-00-28862-1 ISBN 8700288624 ... ... production, 2001 Discussion of the source of Samuel Barber's Vanessa from karenblixen.com "A grand romance", Tim Ashley, The Guardian (London)...

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