An account of the life and character of the Danish writer, famous for her literary works
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Book Description Random House, New York, 1967. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. 1st Printing. 1st printing. Spine cocked, address label to first blank, pages toned. xi, 325 pp. "Isak Dinesen (the Danish Baroness Karen Blixen) was one of the most respected writers and fascinating literary personalities of our time. Although her early years were marked by tragedies and failure, courage and an indomitable spirit gave a new direction to her life.""Baroness Karen von Blixen-Finecke (17 April 1885 - 7 September 1962), née Karen Christenze Dinesen, was a Danish author, also known by the pen name Isak Dinesen, who wrote works in Danish, French and English. She also at times used the pen names Tania Blixen, Osceola, and Pierre Andrézel.Blixen is best known for Out of Africa, an account of her life while living in Kenya, and for one of her stories, Babette's Feast, both of which have been adapted into Academy Award-winning motion pictures. She is also noted for her Seven Gothic Tales."Keywords: PARMENIA MIGEL TITANIA BIOGRAPHY ISAK DINESEN BARONESS KAREN VON BLIXEN-FINECKE DANISH LITERATURE. Bookseller Inventory # 2199888