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by Isak Dinesen

  • Author: Isak Dinesen
  • ISBN: 0312584431
  • ISBN13: 978-0312584436
  • ePub: 1775 kb | FB2: 1745 kb
  • Language: English
  • Category: Relationships
  • Publisher: St Martins Pr; First Edition edition (October 1, 1986)
  • Rating: 4.9/5
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On Modern Marriage: And Other Observations ePub download

This was very different from Karen Blixen's other books.

This was very different from Karen Blixen's other books. In terms of the writing, she is at her driest, if not exactly plainest (you'll still find some of her usual style of Biblical and other conceits in the essay), and definitely most detached, which makes it kind of ironic that conversely, the actual content of the essay is much more connected to immediate reality and the specific issues and.

On Modern Marriage and O. .has been added to your Cart. I'm a Dinesen fan and the more of her stories I read, the more I like her. There's something simple and honest about her style that appeals to me. This book is good because the stories are introduced and the backstory is really interesting. One person found this helpful.

To Dinesen, marriage is an example of the persistence of words and the mutability of meaning. An early speculative essay by the author of Out of Africa, stretched into a book with extensive notes and long essays serving as both foreward and afterword

To Dinesen, marriage is an example of the persistence of words and the mutability of meaning. The greatest sin of modern marriage is its "terrible lack of idealism," its dedication not to love or the loved one but to orthodoxy, to itself, to the name of marriage. An early speculative essay by the author of Out of Africa, stretched into a book with extensive notes and long essays serving as both foreward and afterword. Divorced, out of Africa, and not yet begun on her literary career, Dinesen writes with intellectual detachment on the redemptive power of idealism-whether in free love, marriage, or social planning.

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by Isak Dinesen and Karen Blixen. Married to a man she didn't love and in love with another, Karen Blixen sat down to write a little piece to clarify for herself the position of human love in relation to modern marriage. Thus Isak Dinesen and brilliant work were born. Select Format: Hardcover. ISBN13:9780312010744.

Isak Dinesen, Nairobi, Kenya. Her first book, and literary success, was Seven Gothic Tales.

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ON MODERN MARRIAGE And Other Observations. 134 pp. New York: St. WHEN in 1923 Karen Blixen sat down at the dining room table on her African farm to compose a treatise on love and marriage, both her marriage and her love affair posed personal problems of major proportions. At 38 years of age, the woman who would eventually publish brilliant tales and memoirs under the pseudonym Isak Dinesen was suffering sharp pains in her ears and limbs, symptoms of the spinal degeneration caused by the syphilis she had contracted from her.

Discover Isak Dinesen famous and rare quotes. Isak Dinesen, Karen Blixen (1987). On Modern Marriage and Other Observations. Seven Gothic Tales (The Old Chevalier)". Book by Isak Dinesen, April 1934. One may take many liberties with God which one cannot take with men. Isak Dinesen.

Drawing on her own experiences, the author speculates on the meaning of marriage and the relationship between human love and modern marriage