Sorrow-Acre Summary
Karen Blixen

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Sorrow-Acre Summary

First published in Danish as part of the collection Winter's Tales, "Sorrow-Acre" is the most frequently anthologized of Dinesen's short stories. Written upon her return to Denmark after more than a decade in Africa, and during the darkest days of World War II, the collection's title has a double meaning, referring to both the cold, northern climate in which Dinesen found herself and to the war raging all around her. As Thomas Whissen...

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