The Dreaming Child Best Read || [Karen Blixen Harold Pinter]

  • Title: The Dreaming Child
  • Author: Karen Blixen Harold Pinter
  • ISBN: -
  • Page: 183
  • Format: Audiobook

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    Karen Blixen Harold Pinter
    Karen Christence Dinesen, Baroness Blixen Finecke wrote as Isak Dinesen, Pierre Andr zel, other pseudonyms Tania Blixen, Osceola, etc.A Danish writer, who mixed in her work supernatural elements, aestheticism, and erotic undertones with an aristocratic view of life, Blixen always emphasized that she was a storyteller in the traditional, oral sense of the word She drew her inspiration from the Bible, the Arabian Nights, the works of Homer, the Icelandic Sagas, and the fairy tales of Hans Christian Andersen, who was her great fellow countryman She wrote in English and in Danish.Baroness Karen Blixen was born in Rungsted, Denmark, into a well to do patrician family She was the daughter of Ingeborg Westenholz Dinesen, and the writer and army officer Wilhelm Dinesen, whose adventuresome spirit and storytelling talents influenced deeply Blixen s imagination She spent her childhood on the family estate in Rungsted Throughout her life Blixen s outlook and manner were unabashedly aristocratic.


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    From BBC Radio 4 Drama The world premiere of Harold Pinter s unproduced film screenplay, based on Karen Blixen s elusive and mysterious short story of love and loss.It s Bristol in 1868 and Emily, married to wealthy Tom Carter, is haunted by her passionate first love affair with a young soldier who subsequently dies at sea Seven years later and unable to have children themselves, they decide to adopt a boy from the slum Jack however is not an ordinary child and seems to know everything about his [...]

    I wasn t particularly drawn to this story or the characters but for some reason I got caught by it and must know how it ends yes, I know it ends roundly but not to my satisfaction I m rather annoyed that I don t have access to it at the moment and am considering writing the end myself Or a part two, or something It BOTHERS me I don t even like it It just needs something done to it Like 30 seconds in the microwave This is dumb.

    Strange unfilmed Pinter adaptation of a possession story.

    • The Dreaming Child Best Read || [Karen Blixen Harold Pinter]
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