The Aristocratic Universe of Karen Blixen: Destiny and the Denial of Fate
by Frantz Leander Hansen (9781903900338)

The Aristocratic Universe of Karen Blixen: Destiny and the Denial of Fate
 
Frantz Leander Hansen
Release Date: 01 June 2003
Format: Paperback / softback
Pages: 196
Category: Literary
Publisher: SUSSEX ACADEMIC PRESS
ISBN: 9781903900338
ISBN-10: 1903900336




Karen Blixen's works are explored in the light of a passionate insistence on living out a double nature of the divine and the demonic. The 'aristocratic' is examined as her depiction of a conduct of life that is faithful to destiny: the aristocratic viewpoint is in tune with eternity, and places no obstructive morality between self and life. Vitality has its source in direct access to the ocean of inexhaustible opportunities with which life presents us. The 'world' of Africa, for example, plays a key role as the consummate illustration of an aristocratic culture. The aesthetic guidelines for literary form (as well as art) as advocated by KB are discussed, and her view of art is similarly defined and explained as 'aristocratic'. Her private correspondence (including the recently published Karen Blixen in Denmark: Letters, 1931-62) is drawn upon to shed new light on her life and work.

AUD $49.95

 This title is not held in stock & is ordered from suppliers, subject to availability.


View other Frantz Leander Hansen titles like "The Aristocratic Universe of Karen Blixen: Destiny and the Denial of Fate"



Write a customer review of The Aristocratic Universe of Karen Blixen: Destiny and the Denial of Fate.



If you like this title please tell others:

tell others

post to your Facebook wall post on Twitter post on Digg recommend to Stumbleupon bookmark on Delicious RSS feed send to a friend


Australian BookShop
Australian Bookshop. Established 2003
Search
Shopping Cart Customer Support


HolisticPage
International Online Store
of Inspiration
we ship everywhere
Australia Post
Australia Wide
.
Worldwide