Blixen


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Blixen

(ˈblɪksən)
n
(Biography) Karen. See Dinesen

Blix•en

(ˈblɪk sən)

n.
Karen, Dinesen, Isak.
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Noun1.Blixen - Danish writer who lived in Kenya for 19 years and is remembered for her writings about Africa (1885-1962)Blixen - Danish writer who lived in Kenya for 19 years and is remembered for her writings about Africa (1885-1962)
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Similarities with age-related symptoms can lead to underdiagnosis of alcoholism and other drug dependence (e.g., Blixen, McDougal, & Suen, 1997; Blow et al., 2002; Emlet et al., 2001; Finfgeld-Connett, 2004; Simoni-Wastila & Yang, 2006).
Fleming came out of the house accompanied by a chorus of barks from the couple's dogs, Blixen, a Welsh corgi, and Gremlin, a Pekingese.
Kenya Anyone flying from the Masai Mara into Wilson Airport these days will see the wind power plants erected on the famous Ngong Hills, at the foot of which Baroness Blixen made immortal through the film "Out of Africa" who had her farm and where the Karen Blixen museum is now located.
The following season he wowed editors with a show called Blixen, interpreted by some critics as a reference to the German word for lightning (blitz) and by others as a nod to the reindeer because there was a lot of fur.
Meryl Streep, as Karin Blixen, throatily reminisced: "I had a fahm in Africah".
Summary: Local tourism and travel company Arabian Pacific, who will be taking part in this year's Adrenaline Sports Live festival, presented by Rani, will be bringing something special to the three day event by teaming up with the Karen Blixen Camp to offer visitors the chance to win an all expenses paid safari to Kenya.
It is important that we argue this claim vigorously, since no one whose assessment depended on the popular film version of Out of Africa would have inferred that Karen Blixen's writings evoke an essentially conservative vision of reality, as Professor Bertonneau maintains.
The cast includes Ernest Hemingway, Karen Blixen, Beryl Markham--author of West With the Night--showing Douglas Fairbanks Sr her aircraft, and Theodore Roosevelt on his nine-month African safari.
In 1961, after two visits to Africa, Beard traveled to Denmark to meet Karen Blixen (aka Isak Dinesen), his literary idol.
Which Oscar-winning film recounted the life story of the Danish baroness Karen Blixen?