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Karen Blixen

Author (17-Apr-1885 — 7-Sep-1962)


Susan Hardy Aiken. Isak Dinesen and the Engendering of Narrative. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press. 1990. 323pp.

Isak Dinesen (Karen Blixen). Out of Africa. London, England: Putnam. 1937. 416pp.

Isak Dinesen (Karen Blixen). Shadows on the Grass. London, England: M. Joseph. 1960. 106pp.

Linda G. Donelson. Out of Isak Dinesen in Africa: Karen Blixen's Untold Story. Iowa City, IA: Coulsong. 1995. 395pp.

Donald Hannah. Isak Dinesen and Karen Blixen: The Mask and the Reality. London, England: Putnam and Company. 1971. 218pp.

Eric O. Johannesson. The World of Isak Dinesen. Seattle, WA: University of Washington Press. 1961. 168pp.

Frantz Leander Hansen and Gaye Kynoch. The Aristocratic Universe of Karen Blixen: Destiny and the Denial of Fate. Brighton, England: Sussex Academic Press. 2003. 165pp.

Robert W. Langbaum. The Gayety of Vision: A Study of Isak Dinesen's Art. New York: Random House. 1965. 305pp.

Migel Migel Parmenia. Titania: The Biography of Isak Dinesen. New York City: Random House. 1967. 325pp.

Olga Anastasia Pelensky. Isak Dinesen: The Life and Imagination of a Seducer. Athens, OH: Ohio University Press. 1991. 218pp.

Judith Thurman. Isak Dinesen: The Life of a Storyteller. New York City: St. Martin's Press. 1982. 495pp.


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  5. 20th Century Culture: A Biographical Companion (p.76)

  6. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.34)

  7. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.57)

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