Isak Dinesen: The Life of a Storyteller Setting & Symbolism

Judith Thurman
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Denmark

Rungstedlund was Dinesen's family property. She grew up there and returned after her time in Africa. She worked hard to keep the property in the family.

Copenhagen

Copenhagen is the capital city of Denmark and where Dinesen began her advanced studies. This set her on a course into authoring great literature.

Paris

Dinesen continued her studies in Paris, where she learned French and a deep appreciation of the arts. She returned to Paris often throughout her life.

Kenya

Kenya is the country where Dinesen's coffee plantation was located. Of all the places she lived, Kenya was her favorite. This was the setting for her story Out of Africa.

United States

Dinesen received great praise and acceptance in the United States. Her publishers were located there, and she visited in late life. She met many great artists and performers during this time.

Gypsy Moth

The Gypsy Moth was...

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