Out of Africa and Shadows on the Grass

ISBN-10: 0679724753

ISBN-13: 9780679724759

Edition: N/A

Authors: Isak Dinesen

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With classic simplicity and a painter's feeling for atmosphere and detail, Isak Dinesen tells of the years she spent from 1914 to 1931 managing a coffee plantation in Kenya.
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List price: $15.00
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 10/23/1989
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 480
Size: 5.00" wide x 8.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.122
Language: English

Born Christentze Dinesen on April 17, 1885, in Rungsted, Denmark, Isak Dinesen is known for her plays, short stories, novels, and poetry. She was considered by many to be Denmark's greatest lyric poet. She also produced a widely read autobiography and memoirs. Dinesen studied English at Oxford University, 1904 and painting at the Royal Academy in Copenhagen, and in Paris and Rome. Dinesen's career as a writer spanned from 1907 to 1962. She was published in Danish under the name of Karen Blixen and in English under the pseudonym of Isak Dinesen. Her short story collections include Winter Tales (1942) and Last Tales (1957). Novels inspired by her experiences in Africa include Out of Africa (1937) and Shadows in the Grass (1960). Actress Meryl Streep portrayed Dinesen in the Oscar-winning film Out of Africa, which was adapted from her work in 1985. Isak Dinesen died of emaciation September 7, 1962, in Rungsted.

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A Native Child
The Savage in the Immigrant's House
A Gazelle
A Shooting Accident on the Farm
The Shooting Accident
Riding in the Reserve
A Kikuyu Chief
Visitors to the Farm
Big Dances
A Visitor from Asia
The Somali Women
Old Knudsen
A Fugitive Rests on the Farm
Visits of Friends
The Noble Pioneer
From an Immigrant's Notebook
The Wild Came to the Aid of the Wild
The Fireflies
The Roads of Life
Esa's Story
The lguana
Farah and the Merchant of Venice
The Elite of Bournemouth
Of Pride
The Oxen
Of the Two Races
A War-Time Safari
The Swaheli Numeral System
"I Will Not Let Thee Go Except Thou Bless Me"
The Eclipse of the Moon
Natives and Verse
Of the Millennium
Kitosch's Story
Some African Birds
Esa's Death
Of Natives and History
The Earthquake
The Giraffes Go to Hamburg
In the Menagerie
The Naturalist and the Monkeys
Pooran Singh
A Strange Happening
The Parrot
Farewell to the Farm
Hard Times
The Death of Kinanjui
The Grave in the Hills
Farah and I Sell Out
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