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February 20, 2015 | History

Isak Dinesen

17 April 1885 - 7 September 1962

Isak Dinesen (Karen Blixen) wrote works both in Danish and in English. She is best known, at least in English, for Out of Africa, her account of living in Kenya, and one of her stories, Babette's Feast, both of which have been adapted into highly acclaimed, Academy Award-winning motion pictures. In Denmark she is best known for her works Out of Africa (Danish Den afrikanske Farm) and Seven Gothic Tales (Danish Syv fantastiske Fortællinger; from

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February 20, 2015 Edited by Leandro Guimarães Faria Corcete DUTRA Edited without comment.
April 27, 2014 Edited by ELIZABETH COLABRESE Added new photo
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