Dinesen, Isak 1885-1962
Most widely held works about Isak Dinesen
Most widely held works by Isak Dinesen
Out of Africa by Isak Dinesen ( Book )
236 editions published between 1937 and 2008 in 18 languages and held by 4,687 libraries worldwide
Dinesen, whose real name is Karen Blixen, tells her story of the 17 years she ran a coffee farm in Kenya, Africa.
Seven Gothic tales by Isak Dinesen ( Book )
61 editions published between 1934 and 2003 in 10 languages and held by 3,048 libraries worldwide
A book of extraordinary fantasy that yet takesus intimately into a vivid variety of human lives.
Winter's tales by Isak Dinesen ( Book )
90 editions published between 1942 and 2007 in 10 languages and held by 2,707 libraries worldwide
Eleven unique, highly origninal short stories with a simple and clear style. For contents, see Author Catalog.
Shadows on the grass by Isak Dinesen ( Book )
48 editions published between 1960 and 2002 in 5 languages and held by 2,506 libraries worldwide
Memoirs of life on a Kenya coffee plantation twenty-five years ago, written in the form of four tales, which endow dramatic experience with wondrous insight.
Last tales by Isak Dinesen ( Book )
35 editions published between 1957 and 2001 in 6 languages and held by 1,670 libraries worldwide
Anecdotes of destiny by Isak Dinesen ( Book )
38 editions published between 1953 and 2003 in 7 languages and held by 1,623 libraries worldwide
Tells the stories of Lady Ehrengard's affair with an eccentric portrait painter and five people in the past who are caught up in their own peculiar fates.
Letters from Africa, 1914-1931 by Isak Dinesen ( Book )
34 editions published between 1978 and 2001 in 5 languages and held by 1,536 libraries worldwide
The angelic avengers by Isak Dinesen ( Book )
42 editions published between 1944 and 2002 in 8 languages and held by 1,390 libraries worldwide
Story of two young girls in the 1840's who go to a remote part of France to work for a British clergyman and his wife. They are sold into slavery, and stay on until their innocence and goodness triumph over evil. Published in 1944 during the German occupation of Denmark, there is a parallel in this story with the evil of Nazism and the author's hope for the future of her country.
Ehrengard by Isak Dinesen ( Book )
28 editions published between 1962 and 2005 in 6 languages and held by 1,367 libraries worldwide
Early in the 19th century, a couple stay in seclusion to hide the woman's pregnancy caused by premarital indiscretion.
Carnival : entertainments and posthumous tales by Isak Dinesen ( Book )
4 editions published between 1977 and 1987 in English and held by 1,327 libraries worldwide
Karen Blixen's Babettes gæstebud ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2001 in Danish and held by 1,064 libraries worldwide
With the mysterious arrival of Babette, a refugee from France's civil war, life for two pious sisters and their tiny hamlet begins to change. Before long, Babette has convinced them to try something other than boiled codfish and ale bread--a gourmet French meal! Her feast scandalizes the elders, except for the visiting General. Just who is this strangely talented Babette, who has terrified this pious town with the prospect of losing their souls for enjoying too much earthly pleasure? Includes original theatrical trailer.
Daguerreotypes, and other essays by Isak Dinesen ( Book )
4 editions published between 1979 and 1984 in English and held by 962 libraries worldwide
Isak Dinesen's Africa : images of the wild continent from the writer's life and words by Isak Dinesen ( Book )
23 editions published between 1959 and 1989 in 3 languages and held by 885 libraries worldwide
On modern marriage by Isak Dinesen ( Book )
2 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 522 libraries worldwide
Babette's feast ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 406 libraries worldwide
On the desolate coast of Denmark, two elderly, religious women take in a young woman to be their housekeeper and cook, not knowing she is a superb French chef. When the chef, (who is never called upon to cook anything more complicated or mouth-watering than boiled codfish or soup), wins a large sum of money, she decides to spend it all creating a magnificent meal.
Den afrikanske farm by Isak Dinesen ( Book )
34 editions published between 1937 and 1989 in 4 languages and held by 176 libraries worldwide
On modern marriage, and other observations by Isak Dinesen ( Book )
3 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 153 libraries worldwide
Isak Dinesen herself telling two stories by Isak Dinesen ( Recording )
2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 150 libraries worldwide
The author tells two of her stories during an appearance at Harvard/Radcliffe in 1959 during her only U.S. tour.
Anecdotes of destiny by Isak Dinesen ( Book )
17 editions published between 1958 and 2001 in 7 languages and held by 136 libraries worldwide
An Isak Dinesen feast [a performance anthology by Isak Dinesen ( Recording )
3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 109 libraries worldwide
A collection of Dinesen's stories and autobiographical fiction. The last work is a one-woman play based on the writings of Isak Dinesen.
Africa Authors, Danish Authors, South African Biography Blixen, Karen,--1885-1962 Colonies Cooking, French Country life Criticism, interpretation, etc. Danish fiction Danish fiction--Women authors Denmark Dinesen, Isak,--1885-1962 Drama England Essays Feature films Feature films Fiction Fiction films Film adaptations Films for the hearing impaired Finch Hatton, Denys George,--1887-1931 Friendship Gothic literature Great Britain History Homes Indigenous peoples Intellectual life Kamante Kenya Kikuyu (African people) Large type books Literature Manners and customs Pictorial works Pregnancy Premarital sex Records and correspondence Romance films Schreiner, Olive,--1855-1920 Short stories Short stories, Danish Short stories, English Translations Travel Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Women, White Women and literature
Andrézel, Pierre 1885-1962
Blixen Finecke, Karen Christence Dinesen, Baronesse
Blixen, Karen 1885-1962
Blixen, Tania 1885-1962
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Greek, Modern (5)
Multiple languages (4)
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