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Blixen, Karen 1885-1962

Overview
Works: 232 works in 637 publications in 11 languages and 1,049 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Fiction  Short stories  Drama  Film adaptations  Horror fiction  History  Gothic fiction  Autobiographies  Historical films 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Interviewee, Other, Contributor, Author of introduction
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Most widely held works by Karen Blixen
Out of Africa ; and, Shadows on the grass by Isak Dinesen( Book )

89 editions published between 1937 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Publié en 1937, le récit de Karen Blixen fait l'objet d'une nouvelle traduction, uniquement à partir du texte original en danois pour retrouver la musicalité de la langue de la romancière, dont la culture et le style ont été profondément ancrés dans la culture classique et dans la littérature du XIXe siècle
Out of Africa by Isak Dinesen( Book )

45 editions published between 1937 and 2011 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this book, the author of Seven Gothic Tales gives a true account of her life on her plantation in Kenya. She tells with classic simplicity of the ways of the country and the natives: of the beauty of the Ngong Hills and coffee trees in blossom: of her guests, from the Prince of Wales to Knudsen, the old charcoal burner, who visited her: of primitive festivals: of big game that were her near neighbors--lions, rhinos, elephants, zebras, buffaloes--and of Lulu, the little gazelle who came to live with her, unbelievably ladylike and beautiful
Shadows on the grass by Isak Dinesen( Book )

24 editions published between 1960 and 2002 in 6 languages and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Isak Dinesen continues the story of her life in Kenya begun in Out of Africa. These four stories illuminate her love both for the African people, their dignity and traditions, and for the beauty and wildness of the landscape. The first three were written in the 1950s and the last, 'Echoes from the Hills', was written especially for this volume in the summer of 1960 when the author was in her seventies
Die Rache der Engel : Roman by Karen Blixen( Book )

22 editions published between 1959 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Deux jeunes Anglaises sont adoptées par un vieux couple qui les emmène dans une propriété perdue au fond du Languedoc. Sur le couple planent d'inquiétantes rumeurs. Un jour, elles apprendront la vérité
Last tales by Isak Dinesen( Book )

13 editions published between 1957 and 1987 in English and French and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Loin du côté vécu et presque autobiographique de La Ferme Africaine, l'autre versant de son oeuvre est marqué par des oeuvres d'imagination fantastique et baroque comme les Contes d'hiver
Seven Gothic tales by Isak Dinesen( Book )

27 editions published between 1934 and 2002 in 4 languages and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An anthology of seven suspenseful stories in nineteenth-century settings
Karen Blixen's Babettes Gæstebud by Gabriel Axel( Visual )

17 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sur la côte du Jutland vivent de vieilles soeurs, Martine et Filippa, filles d'un pasteur autoritaire qui fut en son temps fondateur d'une secte locale. Un soir, arrive au village une réfugiée française, envoyée par un ancien soupirant de Filippa. Elle s'appelle Babette et demande l'asile auprès des soeurs. Quatorze ans plus tard, la française est devenue leur fidèle servante. Un jour, elle gagne une somme importante à la loterie. Mais plutôt que de garder l'argent, Babette décide de chambouler les principes ascétiques de cette communauté en organisant un dîner fastueux, dans la grande tradition française
Winter's tales by Isak Dinesen( Book )

29 editions published between 1942 and 2001 in 4 languages and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eleven unique, highly orininal short stories with a simple and clear style
Vinter-eventyr by Karen Blixen( Book )

22 editions published between 1942 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Novellerne foregår i danske omgivelser og anslår bl.a. temaet at alle menneskelige handlinger indgår i et større regnskab
Ehrengard by Isak Dinesen( Book )

21 editions published between 1962 and 1998 in 8 languages and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Early in the 19th century, a couple stay in seclusion to hide the woman's pregnancy caused by premarital indiscretion
Sidste fortællinger by Karen Blixen( Book )

17 editions published between 1957 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The angelic avengers by Isak Dinesen( Book )

6 editions published between 1947 and 1984 in English and Spanish and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the 1840s, two beautiful girls travel to France, find an evil situation, and eventually help quell it
Les fils de rois et autres contes by Karen Blixen( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in French and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Saison à Copenhague by Karen Blixen( Book )

2 editions published in 2009 in French and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le festin de Babette : et autres contes by Isak Dinesen( Book )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in French and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Babette est une Française devenue domestique en Norvège, après la Commune qui l'a contrainte à l'exil. Ses patronnes sont deux vieilles filles austères. Le jour où elle gagne dix mille francs or à une loterie, elle leur demande de la laisser préparer un dîner fin, dans la grande tradition française. Sa fortune y passe, mais une soirée aura effacé des années de carême
Nouveaux contes d'hiver : échos by Karen Blixen( Recording )

5 editions published between 1987 and 2003 in French and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Texte enregistré. Un jour, Pellegrina entend le petit Emmanuel chanter le Magnificat dans l'église de son village. C'est sa propre voix qu'elle croît retrouver dans celle du garçon, lui-même victime, bébé, d'une catastrophe. Une nouvelle sur le thème du Phénix renaissant et de la résurrection
Vedergällningens vägar by Karen Blixen( Book )

5 editions published between 1945 and 1988 in Swedish and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La soirée d'Elseneur by Karen Blixen( Book )

2 editions published in 2004 in French and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Capricci del destino by Karen Blixen( Book )

4 editions published between 1966 and 2005 in Italian and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Noveller om forholdet mellem kunst og liv og om at gribe ind i skæbnen
Afrikansk pastoral by Karen Blixen( Book )

5 editions published between 1937 and 1938 in Swedish and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Last talesSeven Gothic talesWinter's talesEhrengard