Isak Dinesen: The Life of a Storyteller - Book Two Tania, Chapters 15-20: Sea Change; A Still Country; The Clear Darkness; Safari Life; Lucifer's Child; The Wing of Death Summary & Analysis

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Book Two Tania, Chapters 15-20: Sea Change; A Still Country; The Clear Darkness; Safari Life; Lucifer's Child; The Wing of Death Summary and Analysis

Summary

Dinesen's marriage to Bror Blixen brought with it the title of Baroness, but the other members of the aristocracy who owned land in Africa never fully accepted her. To them Dinesen was always a member of the working middle class, also known as the bourgeoisie, a relatively new social structure that had developed out of the Industrial Age. She also had a rapport with the African natives. The aristocratic land owners considered the natives to be inferior, which was a common attitude for the period. Dinesen thought that this attitude was racist and extremely offensive, and she did not keep...

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