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Daguerreotypes, and other essays

by Isak Dinesen

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Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementIsak Dinesen [i.e. K. Blixen] ; foreword by Hannah Arendt ; translations from the Danish in this volume are by P. M. Mitchell and W. D. Paden.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPT8175.B545 A26 1979
The Physical Object
Paginationxxv, 229 p. ;
Number of Pages229
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4737374M
ISBN 100226153053
LC Control Number78027543

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About the Author. Isak Dinesen was the pen name of Baroness Karen Blixen of Rungstedlund (). Also available from the University of Chicago Press are Letters from Africa, and Daguerreotypes and Other Essays, both by Isak Dinesen, and Frans Lasson's The Life and Destiny of Isak by: 2.

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Translation of: Essays. Description: xxv, pages ; 22 cm: Contents: On mottoes of my life --Daguerreotypes --Oration at a bonfire, fourteen years late --Letters from a land at war --Reunion with England --On orthography --H.C. Branner, The riding master --Rungstedlund, a radio address. Other Titles: Essays.

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