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Synonyms for Blixen

Danish writer who lived in Kenya for 19 years and is remembered for her writings about Africa (1885-1962)

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The complexities of the misuse of alcohol, prescription drugs, over-the-counter medications, and illicit drugs necessitate multifaceted approaches for older adults (see, Blixen et al.
The lucky winner will embark on a three day safari at the Karen Blixen Camp in the Masai Mara, Kenya, with the prize including flights, full board, accommodation, and game drives for two people.
Blixen's memorable description in Out of Africa of shooting lions with her lover, Denys Finch-Hatton, throbs with pleasure.
Karen is unable to bear children as a result of disease, the syphilis she contracts from Blixen. Her interest in establishing a school for the children of her African workers is an explicit substitute for the children that she cannot have.
Paddy Breathnach's horror movie "Shrooms" is in production, and lensing on $20 million drama "The Angelic Avengers," based on the life of Karen Blixen, is set for late 2006 or early 2007.
Picture Katherine Hepburn wearing it on location for The African Queen, and it being an action wardrobe staple for ladies on big game hunts in Kenya's Happy Valley, described so vividly in Danish author Karen Blixen's novels.
Starring Meryl Streep as Karen Blixen (Dinesen) it recalls the years she spent in Africa between 1913 and 1931.
Karen Blixen (Meryl Streep) has come to run a coffee plantation in Kenya and find adventure.
Her essay on Katherine Mansfield is a heartbreaker, and she convinced me to see Karen Blixen's willed reinvention of herself as the fabulist Isak Dinesen as a pact with Lucifer, forged to bring brilliance out of failure and disorder.
Ortese loved Poe but belonged to the intellectual climate of Bontempelli's 'realismo magico' and of the 1930s, when writers like Tommaso Landolfi and Karen Blixen created dream worlds.
Skrywers soos Blixen, Huxley en Cavendish wat eens in Afrika gewoon het, word betrek, asook die stemme van ander ontdekkingreisigers en koloniale geskiedskrywers.
Although her references to history underpin all of her readings, she also consults the novels of Jane Austen, the poetry of Fernando Pessoa's Alberto Caeiro, the short stories of Raymond Carver and Karen Blixen. She also draws on the debate between the theories of the New Historicism and Post Modernism which she identifies as the debate between context and text.
When not following Ethiopian rebels through the bush, or bearing witness to the Rwandan genocide, Hartley was usually "recovering" at "the Swiss Chalet," his sprawling house on the outskirts of Nairobi, more or less of an updated version of Karen Blixen's romantic retreat in the bush, where Hartley and his friends consumed drugs and pursued serial adventures with abandon.
We'll marvel over the flamingo masses at Lake Nakuru, explore a Samburu village, visit the Karen Blixen House (Out of Africa), stay at the Joy Adamson house (Born Free) on the shores of Lake Naivasha, and much, much more.