Karen Blixen

  • Pen Name: Isak Dinesen
  • Birth Name: Karen Christenze Dinesen
  • Danish


Notable Author - AsNotedIn


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Timeline

Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
1885/04/17 Karen Christenze von Blixen is born at the family estate, Rungstedlund, on the Oresund north of Copenhagen. Karen Blixen Museum Rungsted Kyst
1934/01/00 Dinesen's brother Thomas sends his sister's manuscript to a friend in Vermont: Dorothy Canfield, a member of the Book-of-the-Month Club's board of judges. Canfield urges the book upon her neighbor, publisher Robert Haas, who publishes the book in January. Author Seven Gothic Tales (Dinesen story collection)
1937/11/00 English language version Den afrikanske farmis published by Putnam in England as "Out of Africa". Author Out of Africa (book)
1942/00/00 "Sorrow-Acre" by Isak Dinesen is published. Author Sorrow-Acre (Short Story)
1958/10/12 "Babette's Feast" by Isak Dinesen is published. Author Babette's Feast (Short Story)
1958/10/12 "The Immortal Story" by Isak Dinesen is published. Author The Immortal Story (Short Story)
1962/09/07 After being unconscious for twenty-four hours, Karen Christenze von Blixen-Finecke dies peacefully in her home at Rungstedlund. Cause of death is undernourishment. Karen Blixen Museum Rungsted Kyst
1987/08/28 "Babette's Feast" is released. It will be awarded an Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film at the Academy Awards. Story Babette's Feast (film)

18 Creative Works by Karen Blixen »

Title Type Association Y/M/D Moniker
Title Type Association Y/M/D Moniker
The Old Chevalier (short story) Author Short Story 1934/00/00
The Poet (short story) Author Short Story 1934/00/00
The Roads Round Pisa (short story) Author Short Story 1934/00/00
The Deluge at Norderney (short story) Author Short Story 1934/00/00
The Supper at Elsinore (short story) Author Short Story 1934/00/00
The Dreamers (short story) Author Short Story 1934/00/00
Seven Gothic Tales (Dinesen story collection) Author Short Story Collection 1934/01/00
The Monkey (Blixen short story) Author Short Story 1934/01/00
  • 1000 or so Notable Short Stories, True Tales and Mezzobulas
Out of Africa (book) Author Novel 1937/11/00
  • 1000 or so Notable Novels and Novellas
  • 1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die
Sorrow-Acre (Short Story) Author Short Story 1942/00/00
  • 1000 or so Notable Short Stories, True Tales and Mezzobulas
The Immortal Story (Short Story) Author Short Story 1958/10/12
Anecdotes of Destiny (short story collection) Author Short Story Collection 1958/10/12
The Ring (Dinesen Short Story) Author Short Story 1958/10/12
Babette's Feast (Short Story) Author Short Story 1958/10/12
Tempest (Short Story) Author Short Story 1958/10/12
The Diver (Short Story) Author Short Story 1958/10/12
Ehrengard (mezzobula) Author Mezzobula 1962/00/00
Babette's Feast (film) Story Film 1987/08/28
  • 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die

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