Denys Finch Hatton

Standard Name: Hatton, Denys Finch

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Family and Intimate relationships Viola Tree
The wedding attracted so many people that traffic round about St. Martin's Church had for some hours to be diverted.
Beerbohm, Max, editor. Herbert Beerbohm Tree: Some Memories of Him and of His Art. Hutchinson, 1920.
143
The best man was Denys Finch Hatton , a friend of Alan Parsons since...
Family and Intimate relationships Isak Dinesen
Karen Blixen (later ID ) met Denys Finch Hatton , one of the most significant loves of her life, at a friend's dinner party.
Thurman, Judith. Isak Dinesen: The Life of a Storyteller. St Martin’s Press, 1982.
152
Family and Intimate relationships Isak Dinesen
Denys Finch Hatton visited Karen Blixen (later ID ) at her African farm.
Thurman, Judith. Isak Dinesen: The Life of a Storyteller. St Martin’s Press, 1982.
159
Family and Intimate relationships Isak Dinesen
Denys Finch Hatton paid a second visit to Karen Blixen (later ID ) at her African farm.
Thurman, Judith. Isak Dinesen: The Life of a Storyteller. St Martin’s Press, 1982.
171, 184
Family and Intimate relationships Isak Dinesen
Denys Finch Hatton made the farmhouse of Karen Blixen (later ID ) his permanent base, although he was frequently absent, spending long periods away from her on safari.
Thurman, Judith. Isak Dinesen: The Life of a Storyteller. St Martin’s Press, 1982.
171, 184
Family and Intimate relationships Isak Dinesen
Denys Finch Hatton returned to ID 's farm with the light aeroplane which was his passion, and which he used to locate big game from the air.
Thurman, Judith. Isak Dinesen: The Life of a Storyteller. St Martin’s Press, 1982.
240
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
under Denys Finch-Hatton
Family and Intimate relationships Isak Dinesen
ID 's two serious lovers were Baron Erik von Otter and Denys Finch Hatton (or Finch-Hatton), an Englishman. Both these men were colonial adventurers of aristocratic descent (like her husband). She met von Otter during...
Friends, Associates Iris Tree
She met Denys Finch Hatton while he was still a boy at school (through Alan Parsons , who later married her sister Viola) and he was sometimes her escort to the opera while he was...
Instructor Isak Dinesen
Much of ID 's education was self-administered. She read voraciously whether in Denmark or Africa, and was particularly well grounded in the Danish, other European, and English literature of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries: Spinoza
Reception Iris Tree
Denys Finch Hatton read aloud to Karen Blixen the lines from Wild Geese about flying over the crumpled hills when he was saying goodbye to her before the flight on which, as it turned out...
Residence Elspeth Huxley
She and her mother stayed for the new year with Denys Finch Hatton in Nairobi.
Nicholls, C. S. Elspeth Huxley. HarperCollins, 2002.
28
Textual Features Iris Tree
All the poems in this collection were written between 1920 and 1927. They are arranged in five sections, each bearing the title of the first poem in the section: The Traveller, Refrains of London...
Textual Production Isak Dinesen
She wrote it first in English and translated it herself into Danish. Starting as notes taken at Mbogani House in Kenya, it was continued at Rungstedlund and finished at Skagen. Begun as a...

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