Karen Blixen


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Noun1.Karen Blixen - Danish writer who lived in Kenya for 19 years and is remembered for her writings about Africa (1885-1962)Karen Blixen - Danish writer who lived in Kenya for 19 years and is remembered for her writings about Africa (1885-1962)
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Produced by Sydney Pollack, Streep plays Danish author Karen Blixen who chronicles her life in Nairobi, in British East Africa.
According to the site, the top sights include the Karen Blixen Museum, Giraffe Centre and Nairobi National Park which has black rhinos.
5 lorries from America, Karen Blixen House from Denmark, one jeep ambulance from Israel and 10 ambulances from West Germany, among many other gifts.
His older sister was the famed novelist Karen Blixen, whose award-winning stories, such as Out of Africa, have been adapted to film.
McLain tracks her subject from her childhood in Kenya to a love triangle with Karen Blixen and Denys Finch Hatton (of Out of Africa fame) to her famed solo flight across the Atlantic in her 30s.
Nearly 80 years ago, a woman called Karen Blixen penned a novel from her family estate in Denmark.
People still want to walk in the footsteps of Karen," says Damaris Rotich, curator of the Karen Blixen Museum--the bungalow-style house where Blixen lived in Kenya, which features in the movie.
Ernest Hemingway and Karen Blixen (Isak Dinesen) never met, though they both coveted the Nobel Prize in 1954, the year Hemingway deservedly won it.
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.
Danish author Karen Blixen and her Swedish husband Baron Bror von Blixen Finke owned the farm at the foot of the Ngong hills and now the Karen Blixen museum is located here.
I lunched at Tamambo Karen Blixen Coffee House, located on the Karen Road near the Karen Blixen Museum.
As these books conveyed those authors' views to a broad international readership, a number of names have become synonymous with the landscape, the people, the animals and the politics of the vast African continent: Olive Schreiner, Karen Blixen, Elspeth Huxley, Bessie Head, Doris Lessing, Nadine Gordimer, Elsa Joubert, Wilma Stockenstrom, Lieve Joris and Antjie Krog.