Seven Gothic Tales

Seven Gothic Tales by Karen Blixen

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Karen Blixen (Dat.

Karen Blixen , also published under the pseudonyms Osceola, Isak Dinesen, Pierre Andresel; April 17, 1885, Rungsted family estate, near Copenhagen - September 7, 1962, there same) - Danish writer. Born and raised in a bourgeois writing family of religious Unitarians, she studied art history in Copenhagen, Paris and Rome. My father committed suicide in 1895 after learning that he was sick with hereditary syphilis. Karen Blixen began publishing articles about art in magazines and newspapers in 1905.

In 1914 she married her cousin, the Swedish hunter and writer Bror von Blixen-Finecke, with whom she went to Kenya to develop a coffee plantation, which she did until 1921, when it was discovered that her husband infected her with syphilis, after which the couple parted, and in 1925 divorced. In 1926-1931. Blixen became close to the traveler and hunter Dennis Finch Hutton, survived two unsuccessful pregnancies, after his death in a plane crash she left the plantation, returned to Europe and devoted herself entirely to literature. She wrote mainly in English, then translated her books into Danish. Karen Blixen`s romantic-fantastic novels are deeply religious parables about the creative and happy lot of a person, no matter what he does in everyday life and no matter how tragically his attempt to live with creativity in the midst of everyday routine ends. Since the mid-1950s. Blixen repeatedly received recognition of the international literary community - in 1954 and 1957 she was nominated for the Nobel Prize, was friends with E.

Hemingway, T.

Capote, A.

Miller and M.

Monroe, E.

Cummings, P.

Buck, although at that time her health deteriorated sharply, she could no longer read or write. A suburb of Nairobi, where in the 1910-1930s. Karen Blixen lived, is now named after her, and her former house has been turned into a museum. Novels and other prose by Karen Blixen have been repeatedly filmed by major filmmakers (O.

Wells, S.

Pollack), several documentaries have been filmed about herself. [u] Bibliography: [/ u] Publications in English and Danish: - Seven Gothic Tales (New York, 1934); - Syv fantastiske Fortællinger (Copenhagen, 1935); - Out of Africa (London, 1937); Den afrikanske Farm (Copenhagen, 1937); - Winter`s Tales (New York, 1942); - Vinter-Eventyr (Copenhagen, 1942); - Gengældelsens Veje (Copenhagen, 1944); - The Angelic Avengers (London, 1946); (under the pseudonym Pierre Andrezel): - Last Tales (New York, 1957); - Sidste Fortællinger (Copenhagen, 1958); - Anecdotes of Destiny and Ehrengard (New York, 1958); - Skæbne-Anekdoter (Copenhagen, 1960); - Skygger paa Græsset (Copenhagen, 1960); - Shadows on the Grass (New York, 1961); - Osceola, (Copenhagen, 1962); - Ehrengard (New York, 1963); (under the pseudonym Osceola): - Carnival: Entertainments and Posthumous Tales (Chicago, 1977); - Daguerreotypes and Other Essays (Chicago, 1979); - Letters from Africa: 1914-1931, (Chicago, 1981); - On Modern Marriage: And Other Observations (New York, 1986) - Karen Blixen i Danmark: Breve 1931-1962, 2 vol., (Copenhagen, 1996).  Publications in Russian: - Babette`s Feast: Stories. M .: Izvestia, 1990; - Seven fantastic stories. St.

Petersburg: North-West, 1993; - Old errant knight. M .: Terra, 1996; - Farewell, Africa! SPb .: Limbus Press, 1997; - Babette`s Feast. M .: Nezavisimaya gazeta, 2002; - From Africa . M .: Machaon, 2004.

[u] Screen adaptations: [/ u] "Histoire immortelle", 1968.

Dir .: Orson Welles, starring: Orson Welles, Jeanne Moreau, Roger Coggio, etc.

" Out of Africa, 1985.

Dir .: S.

Pollack, starring: Meryl Streep, Robert Redford and others.

Babettes gæstebud, 1987.

Dir .: G.

Axel , starring: Stefan Audran, Bodil Kare and others.

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Karen Blixen (Dat. Karen Blixen , also published under the pseudonyms Osceola, Isak Dinesen, Pierre Andresel; April 17, 1885, Rungsted family estate, near Copenhagen - September 7, 1962, there same) - Danish writer. Born and raised in a bourgeois writing family of religious Unitarians, she studied art history in Copenhagen, Paris and Rome. My father committed suicide in 1895 after learning that he was sick with hereditary syphilis. Karen Blixen began publishing articles about art in magazines and newspapers in 1905. In 1914 she married her cousin, the Swedish hunter and writer Bror von Blixen-Finecke, with whom she went to Kenya to develop a coffee plantation, which she did until 1921, when it was discovered that her husband infected her with syphilis, after which the couple parted, and in 1925 divorced. In 1926-1931. Blixen became close to the traveler and hunter Dennis Finch Hutton, survived two unsuccessful pregnancies, after his death in a plane crash she left the plantation, returned to Europe and devoted herself entirely to literature. She wrote mainly in English, then translated her books into Danish. Karen Blixen`s romantic-fantastic novels are deeply religious parables about the creative and happy lot of a person, no matter what he does in everyday life and no matter how tragically his attempt to live with creativity in the midst of everyday routine ends. Since the mid-1950s. Blixen repeatedly received recognition of the international literary community - in 1954 and 1957 she was nominated for the Nobel Prize, was friends with E. Hemingway, T. Capote, A. Miller and M. Monroe, E. Cummings, P. Buck, although at that time her health deteriorated sharply, she could no longer read or write. A suburb of Nairobi, where in the 1910-1930s. Karen Blixen lived, is now named after her, and her former house has been turned into a museum. Novels and other prose by Karen Blixen have been repeatedly filmed by major filmmakers (O. Wells, S. Pollack), several documentaries have been filmed about herself. [u] Bibliography: [/ u] Publications in English and Danish: - Seven Gothic Tales (New York, 1934); - Syv fantastiske Fortællinger (Copenhagen, 1935); - Out of Africa (London, 1937); Den afrikanske Farm (Copenhagen, 1937); - Winter`s Tales (New York, 1942); - Vinter-Eventyr (Copenhagen, 1942); - Gengældelsens Veje (Copenhagen, 1944); - The Angelic Avengers (London, 1946); (under the pseudonym Pierre Andrezel): - Last Tales (New York, 1957); - Sidste Fortællinger (Copenhagen, 1958); - Anecdotes of Destiny and Ehrengard (New York, 1958); - Skæbne-Anekdoter (Copenhagen, 1960); - Skygger paa Græsset (Copenhagen, 1960); - Shadows on the Grass (New York, 1961); - Osceola, (Copenhagen, 1962); - Ehrengard (New York, 1963); (under the pseudonym Osceola): - Carnival: Entertainments and Posthumous Tales (Chicago, 1977); - Daguerreotypes and Other Essays (Chicago, 1979); - Letters from Africa: 1914-1931, (Chicago, 1981); - On Modern Marriage: And Other Observations (New York, 1986) - Karen Blixen i Danmark: Breve 1931-1962, 2 vol., (Copenhagen, 1996).  Publications in Russian: - Babette`s Feast: Stories. M .: Izvestia, 1990; - Seven fantastic stories. St. Petersburg: North-West, 1993; - Old errant knight. M .: Terra, 1996; - Farewell, Africa! SPb .: Limbus Press, 1997; - Babette`s Feast. M .: Nezavisimaya gazeta, 2002; - From Africa . M .: Machaon, 2004. [u] Screen adaptations: [/ u] "Histoire immortelle", 1968. Dir .: Orson Welles, starring: Orson Welles, Jeanne Moreau, Roger Coggio, etc. " Out of Africa, 1985. Dir .: S. Pollack, starring: Meryl Streep, Robert Redford and others. Babettes gæstebud, 1987. Dir .: G. Axel , starring: Stefan Audran, Bodil Kare and others.