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Blixen, Karen 1885-1962

Overview
Works: 470 works in 2,258 publications in 14 languages and 10,756 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Autobiographies  Drama  Film adaptations  Biographical films  Romance films  Fiction  Historical films  Biographies  Records and correspondence 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Former owner, Contributor, Other, Performer, Creator, Honoree, Illustrator
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Most widely held works about Karen Blixen
 
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Most widely held works by Karen Blixen
Out of Africa by Isak Dinesen( Book )

222 editions published between 1900 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 961 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An account of the author's life on a coffee farm in Kenya
Le dîner de Babette by Karen Blixen( Book )

33 editions published between 1961 and 2011 in French and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cinq nouvelles dont celle du titre a inspiré le film de Gabriel Exel qui s'est mérité l'Oscar du meilleur film étranger en 1988
Letters from Africa, 1914-1931 by Isak Dinesen( Book )

26 editions published between 1978 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Isak Dinesen, pseudónimo de la escritora de lenguas danesa e inglesa Karen Blixen, cuya obra está marcada indeleblemente por sus experiencias de casi veinte años en Kenia (1913-1931), donde radicó con su esposo y primo, el barón sueco Bror Von Flixen-Finecke, y sostuvo una relación amorosa con el cazador inglés Denys Finch Hatton. Aunque desde 1907 ya había publicado algunas obras, como La familia Cats (1909) o La venganza de la verdad (1926), el inicio formal de su trayectoria literaria se produjo al volver a su natal Dinamarca, con Siete cuentos góticos (1934), por los que alcanzó un gran reconocimiento, pero el parteaguas lo demarcó su siguiente obra: Memorias de Africa (1937, también traducida como Africa mía y Lejos de Africa), galardonadas con el Premio Viaje en 1939. La autora, quien durante toda su vida adulta sufrió problemas permanentes de salud, mantuvo su actividad durante la Segunda Guerra Mundial con Cuentos de invierno (1942) y la novela The Angelic Avengers (1944), aunque hubo de aguardar más de una década para publicar su siguiente libro, Last Tales (1957), al tiempo que era postulada en dos ocasiones para el Premio Nobel (1954 y 1957). Anécdotas del destino (1958) y la autobiográfica Shadows of the Grass (1963) conforman la última etapa de la obra aparecida en vida de Blixen, de quien han sido editados en forma póstuma Ehrengard (1963), Carnaval: recreaciones y cuentos póstumos (1977) y Cartas de Africa (1981), entre otros títulos. Admirada por sus contemporáneos Ernest Hemingway o Truman Capote, la carismática figura de la escritora, baronesa y viajejera danesa se ha mantenido también en el imaginario a través de adaptaciones fílmicas, como las de las novelas An Inmortal Story (1968), por Orson Welles, y El festín de Babette (1987), por Gabriel Axel, o Africa mía (1985), película de Sydney Pollack, basada en las memorias y correspondencia de Dinesen
Gespensterpferde : nachgelassene Erzählungen by Karen Christentze, Bnesse Blixen( Book )

19 editions published between 1982 and 1999 in German and Undetermined and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Karen Blixen i Danmark : breve 1931-62 by Karen Blixen( Book )

28 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in Danish and Undetermined and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Samling af 667 breve fra og til Karen Blixen (1885-1962), som fortæller om hendes liv i Danmark, præget af uforklarlige sygdomssymptomer, slidsomt arbejde på bøgerne og et rigt menneskeli gt samspil med andre
The illustrated Out of Africa by Karen Blixen( Book )

5 editions published between 1985 and 1989 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1914 Karen Blixen went to Kenya to run a coffee farm; its failure in 1931 caused her to return to Denmark where she wrote this classic account of her experiences
Out of Africa by Isak Dinesen( )

13 editions published between 1986 and 2006 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1914 Karen Blixen went to Kenya to run a coffee farm; its failure in 1931 caused her to return to Denmark where she wrote this classic account of her experiences. A poignant farewell to her beloved farm, this work describes her friendships and her affection for the animals and landscape
Skæbne-Anekdoter by Karen Blixen( Book )

46 editions published between 1958 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Samlingen inneholder fem fortellinger, alle merket av Karen Blixens særegne sans for den gode historien. Beretningene er variasjoner over temaet "livets lunefulle lek med menneskene", hvordan skjebnene kaster ball med de små livene våre. Her finner man blant annet Blixens kanskje mest kjente novelle, "Babettes gjestebud", hvor handlingen foregår i Berlevåg. Også en annen av fortellingene er lagt til Norge, nærmere bestemt til Kristiansand. Ellers hentes stoffet fra Persia, Kanton og Danmark
Racconti d'inverno by Karen Blixen( Book )

32 editions published between 1960 and 2003 in Italian and French and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The angelic avengers by Isak Dinesen( Book )

22 editions published between 1946 and 2005 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the 1840s, two beautiful girls travel to France, find an evil situation, and eventually help quell it
Seven Gothic tales by Isak Dinesen( Book )

9 editions published between 1934 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Romantics, adventurers, sensualists, melancholics and dreamers inhabit the bizarre and exotic world conjured up in these seven intricately interwoven tales, whose settings range from Tuscany and Elsinore to a dhow on its way from Lamu to Zanzibar
Essays by Karen Blixen( Book )

21 editions published between 1985 and 2018 in Danish and Undetermined and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anecdotes of destiny by Karen Blixen( Book )

37 editions published between 1958 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben shu bao gua : " qian shui cai zhu ren ", " ba bei te de yan xi ", " bao feng yu ", " bu xiu de gu shi ", " jie zhi " wu pian gu shi
Die Rache der Engel : Roman by Tania Blixen( Book )

17 editions published between 1959 and 2000 in German and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Geschichte zweier schöner junger Mädchen, die selbst zu Racheengeln werden, als sie die wahre Natur ihrer Pflegeeltern, eines anglikanischen Pastorenehepaars, erkennen
Babettes Gæstebud by Karen Blixen( Book )

51 editions published between 1952 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En hyllest til den sanselige kokkekunsten. Året er 1871 i Danmark, nærmere bestemt på Jylland. To eldre søstre har en spesiell posisjon blant innbyggerne som døtre av den avdøde prosten. De to milde og gudfryktige kvinnene gir hus- og hjerterom til Babette, som har flyktet fra kaotiske tilstander i Paris samme år. I mange år steller Babette for søstrene, tar del i husarbeid og matlaging. Babettes eneste bånd til hjemlandet er et lodd, og en dag vinner hun 10.000 franc. Søstrene frykter at Babette vil forlate dem, men hun overrasker både sine husverter og naboer med å invitere dem alle til et festmåltid. Som tidligere kjøkkensjef ved en av Paris' mest eksklusive restauranter, behersker Babette den mest raffinerte kokekunst
Karen Blixen's Babettes gæstebud = Babette's Feast by gabriel axel ( '87 ) movie( Visual )

18 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"En un aislado pueblo de pescadores en la costa danesa, la comunidad practica, los principios religiosos que el pastor ha predicado durante años. Cuando éste muere, sus dos hijas continúan adelante con su obra. En 1871, durante la guerra franco-prusiana, una joven francesa encuentra refugio en hogar de las dos hermanas. A pesar de que la joven convive durante catorce años con ellos, los fieles adeptos a la palabra de Dios la consideran un ente ajeno a la gracia divina. Un día, Babette desea agradecer su hospitalidad ofreciéndoles un banquete en honor del difunto padre."
Out of Africa by Sydney Pollack( Visual )

20 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Basé sur l'histoire vraie de Karen Blixen. En 1914 Karen Blixen quitte le Danemark avec son mari pour gérer une plantation de café au Kenya. A son grand étonnement, Karen tombe amoureuse du pays et de ses habitants et d'un mystérieux aventurier anglais. Out of Africa retrace fidèlement l'atmosphère de l'Afrique coloniale."
Ehrengard by Isak Dinesen( Book )

17 editions published between 1962 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pseud. of Karen Blixen
Kamingeschichten by Tania Blixen( Book )

3 editions published between 1958 and 2014 in German and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the stories of a struggling author, Danish country life, a brave Frenchwoman, a young sailor, a young married couple, a dreamer, and a wealthy child
Sept contes gothiques by Karen Blixen( Book )

4 editions published between 1955 and 1991 in French and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Empruntant un masque masculin, la baronne Blixen avait d'abord publié les Sept Contes gothiques sous le nom d'Isak Dinesen en 1935. Le sortilège ici est d'une nature singulière, animé de personna-ges réalistes sur fond d'aventures vécues, mais où le naturel confine au délire, où le fantastique chevauche le réel, franchissant avec désinvolture des limites qui ne sont pas aussi nettes qu'on voudrait nous le faire croire. Après un raz de marée sur la côte danoise, une vieille demoiselle noble qui s'invente un passé de courtisane, un valet de chambre assassin déguisé en cardinal capable de faire des miracles, une jeune femme fugueuse et un garçon mélancolique se réfugient dans un grenier en attendant la mort ou une barque libératrice. Dans une autre histoire, deux sœurs restées vierges par amour pour leur bandit de frère dînent avec le fantôme de celui-ci. Contes gothiques, contes romantiques venus du pays d'Hamlet... Avec Karen Blixen, dame errante d'un univers disparu, les vieilles lunes rajeunissent et sont contemplées dans un éternel présent. [payot.ch]
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Seven Gothic tales
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Letters from Africa, 1914-1931The angelic avengersSeven Gothic talesAnecdotes of destinyIsak Dinesen : the life of Karen Blixen
Alternative Names

controlled identityDinesen, Isak, 1885-1962

Andrézel, Pierre

Andrézel, Pierre 1885-1962

Andrézel, Pierre, 1885-1962 (duln. f. Karen Blixen)

Andrézel, Pierre, pseud.

Andrézel, Pierre Pseudonym von Tania Blixen 1885-1962

Bliksen-Finekė Karena Kristense

Bliksen Finekė Karenė

Bliksen, Karen 1885-1962

Bliksen Karena

Bliksena, Karena 1885-1962

Blixen de Rungstedlund, Karen, 1885-1962

Blixen-Finecke, Karen.

Blixen-Finecke, Karen 1885-1962

Blixen-Finecke, Karen C. 1885-1962

Blixen-Finecke, Karen Christence.

Blixen-Finecke Karen Christence 1885-1962

Blixen-Finecke, Karen Christence Dinesen

Blixen-Finecke, Karen Christence Dinesen 1885-1962 baronesse

Blixen-Finecke, Karen Christence Dinesen 1885-1962 baronesse, 1885-1862

Blixen-Finecke, Karen Christence Dinesen, baronessa, 1885-1962

Blixen-Finecke, Karen Christence Dinesen, baronesse, 1885-1862, 1885-1962

Blixen-Finecke, Karen Christence Dinesen, baronesse, 1885-1962

Blixen-Finecke, Karen Christence Dinesen baronne

Blixen-Finecke, Karen Christence von 1885-1962

Blixen-Finecke, Karen Christentje 1885-1962

Blixen-Finecke, Karen Christentze 1885-1962

Blixen-Finecke, Karen von

Blixen-Finecke, Karen von, 1885-1962

Blixen-Finecke, Karen Wirklicher Name von Tania Blixen 1885-1962

Blixen, Karen

Blixen, Karen 1885-1962

Blixen, Karen C. 1885-1962

Blixen, Karen Christence Dinesen

Blixen Karen Christence Dinesen 1885-1962

Blixen, Karen Christenza

Blixen, Karen Christenze Dinesen, 1885-1962

Blixen Tania

Blixen Tania 1885-1962

Blixen, Tania Karen 1885-1962

Blixen, Tania, pseud.

Blixen, Tanja 1885-1962

Boganis, pseud.

Burikusen, Kāren 1885-1962

Catharina Blixen

Dinesen Isak

Dinesen Isak 1885-1962

Dinesen, Isak, 1885-1962 (duln. f. Karen Blixen)

Dinesen, Isak, pseud.

Dinesen, Isak Pseudonym von Tania Blixen 1885-1962

Dinesen, Karen 1885-1962

Dinesen, Karen C.

Dinesen, Karen C. 1885-1962

Dinesen, Karen Christence 1885-1962

Dinesen, Karen Christentze

Dinesen, Karen Christentze, 1885-1962

Dinesen, Karen Mädchenname von Tania Blixen 1885-1962

Finecke, Karen Blixen-

Finecke, Karen C. 1885-1962

Finecke Karen Christence Blixen

Finecke Karen Christence Blixen- 1885-1962

Finecke, Karen Christenze Blixen-, 1885-1962

Karen Bliksen

Karen Blixen dán írónő

Karen Blixen Danimarkako idazlea

Karen Blixen dänische Schriftstellerin

Karen Blixen Danish writer

Karen Blixen dansk författare

Karen Blixen dansk skribent

Karen Blixen Deens schrijfster

Karen Blixen duńska pisarka

Karen Blixen escriptora danesa

Karen Blixen escritora danesa

Karen Blixen la ferme africaine, femme de lettres danoise

Karen Blixen scriitoare daneză

Karen Blixen scrittrice e pittrice danese

Karen Blixen Taani kirjanik

Karen Blixen tanskalainen kirjailija

Karen Blixenová dánská spisovatelka

Karena Bliksena

Osceola

Osceola 1885-1962

Osceola, pseud.

Κάρεν Μπλίξεν

Бликсен

Бликсен, Карен, 1885-1962

Карен Бликсен

Карен Бликсен датская писательница

Карен Бліксен

Карэн Бліксен

קארן בליקסן סופרת דנית

كارين بلكسين كاتبة دنماركية

کارن بلیکسن نویسنده دانمارکی

디네센, 이자크 1885-1962

블릭센, 카렌 1885-1962

카렌 블릭센

カレン・ブリクセン

ブリクセン, カーレン

凱倫·白烈森

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