Author

Karen Blixen

Danish writer

1885   -   1962

genre: neo-romanticism, gothic fiction, magic realism
country of citizenship: Denmark
occupation: short story writer
award received: Danish Critics Prize for Literature, Tagea Brandt Rejselegat, Ingenio et Arti, Holberg Medal, De Gyldne Laurbær
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Baroness Karen Christenze von Blixen-Finecke (born Dinesen; 17 April 1885 – 7 September 1962) was a Danish author who wrote works in Danish and English. She is best known under her pen names Isak Dinesen, used in English-speaking countries, and Tania Blixen, used in German-speaking countries. She also published works using the aliases 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, particularly in Denmark, for her Seven Gothic Tales. Blixen was considered several times for the Nobel Prize in Literature.
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works

17

Anecdotes of Destiny

collection of stories by Karen Blixen

author: Karen Blixen

1958

Carnevale e altri racconti postumi

short story by Karen Blixen

author: Karen Blixen

1977

Seven Gothic Tales

book by Karen Blixen

author: Karen Blixen

1934

Winter's Tales

short stories collection by Karen Blixen

author: Karen Blixen

1942

Gengældelsens Veje

book by Karen Blixen

author: Karen Blixen

1944

Ombres sur la prairie

book by Karen Blixen

author: Karen Blixen

1960

Babette's Feast

short story

author: Karen Blixen

1950

Sidste Fortællinger

book by Karen Blixen

author: Karen Blixen

1957

Out of Africa

novel by Karen Blixen

author: Karen Blixen

1937

Albondocani

book by Karen Blixen

author: Karen Blixen

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