Out of Africa is a memoir by Isak Dinesen that was first published in 1937. Explore a plot summary, important quotes, and an in-depth analysis of the narrator.


See a complete list of the characters in Out of Africa and in-depth analyses of the narrator (Karen Blixen, Baroness Blixen), Farah, and Kamante.

Literary Devices

Here's where you'll find analysis of the literary devices in Out of Africa, from the major themes to motifs, symbols, and more.


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Further Study

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