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    This is evidently a collection of miscellaneous pieces some written in English and others in Danish cobbled together some

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    Isak Dinesen was a great practitioner of the story within the story and this collection of essays is also full of wonderful embedded tales some based on chance encounters some recounting fables that illustrate a point Whatever the topic feminism Nazi Germany orthography Dinesen always has her eye on entertaining the listener and continually draws from unexpected sources The Koran her aunt's issues with a serv

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    I read this kind of in the spirit of completism since I've read the rest of her works Some very interesting essays the most moving is the final article which is radio address to the nation of Denmark when she pleaded with her listeners to each contribute one Krone toward an endowment to keep her home Rungstedlund as a permanent pub

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    I was disappointed in this collection of essays After loving her memoir OUT OF AFRICA so intensely I thought these essays would give me the same level of insight to her interesting life Sadly most of them are a ran

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    قرأت الكتاب لأتعرف أكثر على فكر ايزاك دنسن حيث تعتبر من ضمن المع أسماء النسويات الكتاب يعرض قصص مرت فيها ايزاك دنسن في الماضي وكل قصه ترويها فيها فكره معينه لكن لم يفيدني الكتاب في هدفي منه حقيقة ولكنه ممتع لمحبي القصص والرواية تقديم

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Free read ò PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ð Isak Dinesen

Isak Dinesen had an original approach to life that permeated all her work She loved storytelling with the result that most of her essays are uasi narratives which proceed not from major to minor premise but from one anecdote to another as the way of making concrete whatever idea she is considering Her work is a delight and at times a marvel The New YorkerThrough these daguerreotypes we begin to understand other periods the renunciations of World War I the purpose of houses and mansions of ritual cerem. This is evidently a collection of miscellaneous pieces some written in English and others in Danish cobbled together some years after the author s death To my mind Isak Dinesen is a world class writer but Daguerreotypes and Other Essays is not her best work The longest piece in it is a lengthy book review of a work of whose existence I did not know and several of the other essays were not her best workBut every once in a while Isak Dinesen shone through in all her glory as in the title essay On Mottoes of My Life Rungstedlund A Radio Address This is one of those books one approaches who loves a famous author s best works and who wants even if it is surrounded by a lot of mediocre filler

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Samlede Essays

Obert Kirsch Los Angeles Times These essays have the flavor of good conversation humorous easy personal but not oppressive the distillation of reading thought and experience Their subjects are of surprisingly current interest We need make no concessions to the past need not set our watches back to 'historical' Isak Dinesen was not a faddish thinker 'In history it is always the human element that has a chance for eternal life' Dinesen remarks and she gives these essays their chance Penelope Mesic Chicag. I read this kind of in the spirit of completism since I ve read the rest of her works Some very interesting essays the most moving is the final article which is radio address to the nation of Denmark when she pleaded with her listeners to each contribute one Krone toward an endowment to keep her home Rungstedlund as a permanent public park and bird sanctuary there is also a 38 page essay about a novel called The Riding Master by H C Branner that apparently took Denmark by storm in 1949 It sounds a very curious book and I am going to try to hold of an english translation However her essay doesn t really convey whatever it was about the book that made it so very popular ps I just discovered that in English it was published as The Mistress in a paperback edition with a typically sleazy looking 1950s cover

Free read ò PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ð Isak Dinesen

Onials such as tatooing We are given a fresh and vivid view of the women's movement which urges that what our 'small society' needs beyond human beings who have demonstrated what they can do is people who are 'Indeed our own time' she wrote in 1953 'can be said to need a revision from doing to being' She demonstrated it in her own work and craft with courage and with dignity This collection is as real as a gallery of old daguerreotypes moving and unfaded The work as Hannah Arendt says of a wise woman R. Isak Dinesen was a great practitioner of the story within the story and this collection of essays is also full of wonderful embedded tales some based on chance encounters some recounting fables that illustrate a point Whatever the topic feminism Nazi Germany orthography Dinesen always has her eye on entertaining the listener and continually draws from unexpected sources The Koran her aunt s issues with a serving woman an uncle s reaction to a woman on a bicycle to do so If she were alive and still doing her radio show I for one would tune in