The Ring Summary
Karen Blixen

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The Ring Summary

The short story "The Ring" by Isak Dinesen (whose real name was Karen Blixen) can be seen both as typical of its author's literary art and as different from her most characteristic mode of expression. Its eighteenth-century Danish setting places it within the deliberate archaism of Dinesen's storytelling, and its concern with fundamentals such as identity, sexuality, and violence echo such concerns in her other tales. On the other hand, "The Ring" has...

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