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 (dē′nĭ-sən, dĭn′ĭ-), Isak Pen name of Baroness Karen Blixen, born Karen Christentze Dinesen 1885-1962.
Danish writer who lived in Kenya from 1914 to 1933 and is best known for her memoir Out of Africa (1937).


(Biography) Isak (ˈaɪzək), pen name of Baroness Karen Blixen. 1885–1962, Danish author of short stories in Danish and English, including Seven Gothic Tales (1934) and Winter's Tales (1942). Her life story was told in the film Out of Africa (1986)


(ˈdɪn ə sən, ˈdi nə-)

Isak, (pen name of Baroness Karen Blixen), 1885–1962, Danish author.
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Noun1.Dinesen - Danish writer who lived in Kenya for 19 years and is remembered for her writings about Africa (1885-1962)Dinesen - Danish writer who lived in Kenya for 19 years and is remembered for her writings about Africa (1885-1962)
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Pienso en esos raros y preciosos autores para quienes la imaginacion se da por decirlo asi hacia atras en el tiempo; me acuerdo, claro, del Vathek de Beckford, y sobre todo de los relatos de Karen Blixen, que tambien fue Isak Dinesen como para insinuar con el doble nombre esa metempsicosis al reves, esa reinstalacion tan natural y perfecta en un tiempo dejado atras por la historia y por la literatura--su reflejo, su vitral.
Among those new recruits was 24-year-old Thomas Dinesen, a Danish engineering graduate who was desperately looking for a chance to make his mark in the war.
A Imak Kahn B Iqbal Hussein C Isak Jahnesenn D Isak Dinesen 13.
The film is based loosely on the autobiographical book Out of Africa written by Isak Dinesen, which was published in 1937, with additional material from Dinesen's book Shadows on the Grass and other sources.
The dining area is adorned with Douglas fir planks from the Danish company Dinesen and smoke-stained resin laid in a chevron pattern that visually extends the floor area into the open-plan kitchen.
Ernest Hemingway and Karen Blixen, better known as Isak Dinesen in the English-speaking world, never met, but they knew of one another.
Babette's Feast (1987), also a recipient of an Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film, is the first Danish film to win in the category and is based on a short story by Danish author Isak Dinesen.
Beryl tells her story, one of hard-won freedom and costs--including her friendship with writer Karen Blixen (the pen name of Isak Dinesen, author of Out of Africa) and her affair with Blixen's lover, safari hunter Denys Fitch Hatton; her multiple lovers and marriages; her immersion in the bohemian expat community; and her own personal tragedies--from an altitude of 1,800 feet.
Ngugi Wa Thiong'o, keniano, tambien periodista, luchador social y heredero de los cuentos que narraba Isak Dinesen (candidata al Nobel en 1962).
Out of Africa, which was written in English "out of loyalty to her dead lover's language" (Arendt in Dinesen vii), was first published in 1937 in Britain by the London publisher Putnam.
At the center of "Jauja" are the stories of a father and his teenage daughter far from home, Gunnar and Ingeborg Dinesen (Viggo Mortensen and Viilbjork Agger Malling).