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Isak Dinesen (1885–1962)

Autor(a) de Out of Africa

228+ Works 16,159 Membros 247 Críticas 63 Favorited

About the Author

Isak Dinesen was born Karen Christentze Dinesen in Rungsted, Denmark on April 17, 1885. She studied English at Oxford University and painting at the Academy of Fine Arts in Copenhagen. During her lifetime, she wrote plays, short stories, novels, poetry, and nonfiction works. Her career as a writer mostrar mais spanned from 1907 to 1962. She was published in Danish under the name of Karen Blixen and in English under the pseudonym of Isak Dinesen. Her short story collections include Seven Gothic Tales, Winter Tales, and Last Tales. Her nonfiction book, Out of Africa, was published in 1937 and was adapted into an Oscar-winning film starring Meryl Streep in 1985. She died of emaciation September 7, 1962. (Bowker Author Biography) mostrar menos
Image credit: Foto: TAGE CHRISTENSEN, as appeared in politiken.dk The photo shows Karen Blixen in 1935

Obras por Isak Dinesen

Out of Africa (1937) 5,188 exemplares
Seven Gothic Tales (1934) 2,381 exemplares
Winter's Tales (1942) 1,620 exemplares
Last Tales (1955) 621 exemplares
Anecdotes of Destiny and Ehrengard (1958) 516 exemplares
Babette's Feast (1950) 495 exemplares
Shadows on the Grass (1960) 458 exemplares
Letters from Africa, 1914-1931 (1981) 381 exemplares
The Angelic Avengers (1944) 276 exemplares
Ehrengard (1962) 249 exemplares
Daguerreotypes and Other Essays (1979) 124 exemplares
The Dreaming Child (1995) 89 exemplares
The Immortal Story (1974) 44 exemplares
From the Ngong Hills (1996) 38 exemplares
Efterladte fortaellinger (1975) 35 exemplares
The Immortal Story [1968 film] (1968) 21 exemplares
The Necklace / The Pearls (2001) — Contribuidor — 15 exemplares
The De Cats Family (1998) 12 exemplares
The Dreamers (1998) 10 exemplares
Sorrowacre 10 exemplares
Samlede essays (1985) 8 exemplares
Karen Blixen i Danmark : breve 1931-62 (1996) — Autor — 8 exemplares
Gotiska berättelser (2018) 8 exemplares
The Roads Round Pisa: Stories (1995) 8 exemplares
Tempests (1983) 7 exemplares
The Supper at Elsinore (1934) 5 exemplares
Wind, zand en sterren : reizen in de woestijn (2002) — Autor — 4 exemplares
Les Contes (2007) 4 exemplares
The Invincible Slave-Owners (2014) 4 exemplares
Farah 4 exemplares
Sidste fortællinger Bind 1 (1985) 4 exemplares
Breve fra Afrika 1914-24 (1988) 4 exemplares
Sju romantiska berättelser. 1 (1973) 4 exemplares
Sidste fortællinger Bind 2 (1985) 4 exemplares
Miedo (Spanish Edition) (2014) 4 exemplares
Sombras na Relva (2009) 4 exemplares
Cuentos completos 2 (2016) 3 exemplares
De duiker en andere verhalen (1975) 3 exemplares
The Sailor-Boy's Tale 3 exemplares
The Monkey [novella] 3 exemplares
Cuentos completos 1 (2016) 3 exemplares
The Old Chevalier 3 exemplares
Sju romantiska berättelser. 2 (1973) 3 exemplares
The Poet [novella] 3 exemplares
Osceola 3 exemplares
Yedi Harika Hediye (2012) 3 exemplares
Essais (2000) 2 exemplares
Essays 2 exemplares
Peter and Rosa 2 exemplares
Alkmene 2 exemplares
A Consolatory Tale 2 exemplares
Talvemuinasjutud (2013) 2 exemplares
Kardināla pirmais stāsts (2006) 2 exemplares
Ser fiel a la historia (2013) 2 exemplares
The Pearls 2 exemplares
Les Rêveurs (2022) 2 exemplares
The Heroine (2006) 2 exemplares
Dinesen 2 exemplares
Phantastische Erzählungen (1962) 2 exemplares
Spøgelseshestene 2 exemplares
Barua A Soldani 2 exemplares
En Båltale 2 exemplares
Blixikon (1999) 2 exemplares
Ölümsüz Öykü 1 exemplar
Karen Blixens blomster (2016) 1 exemplar
No man's land 1 exemplar
Ske-anekdoter 1 exemplar
1986 1 exemplar
Zimske priče (2011) 1 exemplar
Om ægteskab (2018) 1 exemplar
Out of Africa 1 exemplar
CONTOS DE INVERNO 1 exemplar
AS CARIÁTIDES 1 exemplar
Téli regék (2000) 1 exemplar
Iš Afrikos (2006) 1 exemplar
Das träumende Kind (1986) 1 exemplar
Echoes 1 exemplar
Talvemuinasjutud 1 exemplar
Gensyn med England 1 exemplar
A fazenda africana 1 exemplar
África Minha 1 exemplar
Memorias de Africa 1 exemplar
קרנבל (1987) 1 exemplar
Sem título 1 exemplar
PAJ #29 1 exemplar
The Great Gesture 1 exemplar
Isak Dinesen feast 1 exemplar
Short Stories 1 exemplar
The Proud Lady 1 exemplar
Les perles et autres contes (2016) 1 exemplar
Sombras no capim (1960) 1 exemplar
Les perles et autres contes (2012) 1 exemplar
La vendetta della verità (2012) 1 exemplar
BLIXENIANA 1983 1 exemplar
Night Walk 1 exemplar
The Last Day 1 exemplar
The Blank Page 1 exemplar
The Cloak 1 exemplar
The Dreaming Child 1 exemplar
The Ring 1 exemplar
The Diver 1 exemplar
Second Meeting 1 exemplar
The Fat Man 1 exemplar
The ANGELIC AVENGERS. (1946) 1 exemplar

Associated Works

Breakfast at Tiffany's (1958) — Prefácio, algumas edições2,752 exemplares
The Story of an African Farm (1883) — Introdução, algumas edições1,074 exemplares
The Oxford Book of Gothic Tales (1992) — Contribuidor — 534 exemplares
Black Water: The Book of Fantastic Literature (1983) — Contribuidor — 499 exemplares
The Norton Book of Women's Lives (1993) — Contribuidor — 408 exemplares
The Penguin Book of Lesbian Short Stories (1993) — Contribuidor — 295 exemplares
A Treasury of Short Stories (1947) — Contribuidor — 291 exemplares
A World of Great Stories (1947) 258 exemplares
Sudden Fiction International: Sixty Short-Short Stories (1989) — Contribuidor — 212 exemplares
Maiden Voyages: Writings of Women Travelers (1993) — Contribuidor — 189 exemplares
Babette's Feast [1987 film] (1987) — Novel — 189 exemplares
Murder & Other Acts of Literature (1997) — Contribuidor — 147 exemplares
Randall Jarrell's Book of Stories (1958) — Contribuidor — 142 exemplares
Stories of the Sea (2010) — Contribuidor — 139 exemplares
Famous Ghost Stories (1944) — Autor — 134 exemplares
Bedtime Stories (Everyman's Pocket Classics) (2011) — Contribuidor — 121 exemplares
Longing For Darkness: Kamante's Tales from Out of Africa (1600) — Contribuidor; Fotógrafo — 101 exemplares
Women and Fiction: Volume 2 (1978) — Contribuidor — 73 exemplares
Nightshade: 20th Century Ghost Stories (1999) — Contribuidor — 64 exemplares
Murderous Schemes (1996) — Contribuidor — 58 exemplares
Nine Faces of Kenya (1990) — Contribuidor — 54 exemplares
Reading for Pleasure (1957) — Contribuidor — 51 exemplares
The Virago Book of Wanderlust and Dreams (1998) — Contribuidor — 36 exemplares
Haunting Women (1988) — Contribuidor — 36 exemplares
Spring: A Spiritual Biography of the Season (2006) — Contribuidor — 33 exemplares
The Best Ghost Stories (1990) — Contribuidor — 27 exemplares
Copenhagen Tales (2014) — Contribuidor — 18 exemplares
Murder Without Tears (1946) — Contribuidor — 9 exemplares
Til bords i Babettes gjestebud (2004)algumas edições9 exemplares
Hævnen og andre danske mesterfortællinger, Bind 2 (1973) — Autor, algumas edições6 exemplares
Stella Polaris : fantastiske fortellinger fra Norden (1982) — Contribuidor — 6 exemplares
Isak Dinesen and Karen Blixen: The Mask and the Reality (1971) — Contribuidor — 6 exemplares
Twenty-Three Modern Stories (1963) — Contribuidor — 4 exemplares
Det forbandede hus — Autor, algumas edições3 exemplares
Mørkets gjerninger : 21 hårreisende kriminalhistorier (2001) — Contribuidor — 3 exemplares
Miłość Safini — Contribuidor — 2 exemplares
Im Kerzenschein. Geschichten zum Träumen — Contribuidor — 2 exemplares
Danske Fortællinger, anden del — Autor, algumas edições1 exemplar
Introduction to Fiction (1974) — Contribuidor — 1 exemplar

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Críticas

Nota de Antonio en 1ª pág.: Hola preciosa. 2-6-1995
 
Assinalado
aallegue | 5 outras críticas | Feb 5, 2024 |
Contrary to what my mother remembered about this book, this is not a novel, but a memoir, a collection of vignettes and sketches about the author's life in Africa as a female coffee farmer. Since my mom insists the story is a sad romantic story, I suspect that the book and the movie are not really the same story, and I was rather relieved that the book was about life in Kenya, not a sad, sappy love story. I found it especially interesting that not only is the book published under a male pseudonym, but there are also hardly any points in the whole book where the gender of the narrator is explicitly mentioned.… (mais)
 
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JBarringer | 21 outras críticas | Dec 15, 2023 |
Her most religious collection. Religious in the sense that she thematizes religion, and especially Christianity, in nearly every story. Not religious in the sense of spiritual. Whereas her Biblical sources were, in previous collections, more implicit, she here places them front and center. It's strange that she chose to call this book "Last Tales," as she actually continued publishing books after this one, roughly half her total output, in fact. Clearly the three volumes that precede "Last Tales" are her greatest achievement, but "Anecdotes of Destiny" was yet to come, and with it "Babette's Feast," and, according to Robert Langbaum, she even knew that she had at least one more collection ("Anecdotes of Destiny) before she even offered "Last Tales" to her publisher. I gave "Last Tales" five stars--probably overrating it, but it's a book I reread and continue to find remarkable for the beauty of its language and the keen turns of thought. It's true that, aesthetically, she returns, almost obsessively, to the same tacks she developed in "Seven Gothic Tales," but for me lack of novelty is not necessarily a flaw.… (mais)
 
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gtross | 5 outras críticas | Sep 13, 2023 |

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Obras
228
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Membros
16,159
Popularidade
#1,406
Avaliação
3.9
Críticas
247
ISBN
733
Línguas
32
Marcado como favorito
63

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