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100 Banned Books : Censorship Histories of World Literature

100 Banned Books : Censorship Histories of World Literature - 99 edition

ISBN13: 978-0816040599

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ISBN10: 0816040591
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Edition/Copyright: 99
Publisher: Checkmark Books
Published: 1999
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100 Banned Books : Censorship Histories of World Literature - 99 edition

ISBN13: 978-0816040599

Nicholas J. Karolides

ISBN13: 978-0816040599
ISBN10: 0816040591
Cover type:
Edition/Copyright: 99
Publisher: Checkmark Books

Published: 1999
International: No
Summary

Throughout history, writers have had their works of literature and social, political, and religious thought censored in the United States and around the world. 100 Banned Books profiles 25 well-known, often classic works in each of these categories that have especially significant censorship histories. Each clearly written entry in this eye-opening book gives readers a summary of the work, its censorship history, and suggestions for further reading.
Among the works covered are: Political Grounds: Animal Farm, Dr. Zhivago, The Grapes of Wrath, Uncle Tom's Cabin, and more Religious Grounds: The Bible, The Koran, The Talmud, Oliver Twist, and more Sexual Grounds: Lolita, Madame Bovary, Lady Chatterley's Lover, Ulysses, and more Social Grounds: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, The Canterbury Tales, Black Like Me, and more.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Literature Suppressed on Political Grounds
All Quiet on the Western Front: Erich Maria Remarque
Andersonville: MacKinlay Kantor
Animal Farm: George Orwell
Areopagitica: John Milton
Black Boy: Richard Wright
Burger's Daughter: Nadine Gordimer
Decent Interval: Frank Snepp
Doctor Zhivago: Boris Pasternak
The Grapes of Wrath: John Steinbeck
The Gulag Archipelago 1918-1956: Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
The Hoax of the Twentieth Century: Arthur R. Butz
I Am the Cheese: Robert Cormier
In the Spirit of Crazy Horse: Peter Matthiessen
Johnny Got His Gun: Dalton Trumbo
Land of the Free: A History of the United States: John W. Caughey, John Hope Franklin and Ernest R. May
Manifesto of the Communist Party: Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels
Mein Kampf: Adolf Hitler
1984: George Orwell
The Prince (Il Principe): Niccolo Machiavelli
The Rights of Man: Thomas Paine
Slaughterhouse-Five; or The Children's Crusade: Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.
Spycatcher: Peter Wright
The Ugly American: William J. Lederer and Eugene Burdick
Uncle Tom's Cabin: Harriet Beecher Stowe
United States Vietnam Relations, 1945-1967: (The "Pentagon Papers") U.S. Department of Defense
Literature Suppressed on Religious Grounds
The Age of Reason: Thomas Paine
The Bible
The Bloudy Tenent of Persecution: Roger Williams
Children of the Alley: Naguib Mahfouz
Christianity Restored: Michael Servetus
Church: Charism: and Power: Liberation Theology and the Institutional Church: Leonardo Boff
Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems: Galileo Galilei
Essays: Michel de Montaigne
The Guide of the Perplexed: Moses Maimonides
The Hidden Face of Eve: Women in the Arab World: Nawal El Saadawi
Infallible? An Inquiry: Hans Kung
The Koran
Lajja (Shame) Taslima Nasrin
The Last Temptation of Christ: Nikos Kazantzakis
The New Testament: William Tyndale, trans
Ninety-Five Theses: Martin Luther
Oliver Twist: Charles Dickens
On the Infinite Universe and Worlds: Giordano Bruno
On the Origin of Species: Charles Darwin
Popol Vuh
The Red and the Black: Stendhal (Marie-Henri Beyle)
Religion Within the Limits of Reason Alone: Immanuel Kant
The Satanic Verses: Salman Rushdie
The Sorrows of Young Werther: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
The Talmud
Literature Suppressed on Sexual Grounds
An American Tragedy: Theodore Dreiser
The Arabian Nights or The Thousand and One Nights: Sir Richard Burton, trans
The Art of Love (Ars Amatoria): Ovid (Publius Ovidius Naso)
The Bluest Eye: Toni Morrison
Candide: Voltaire (Francois-Marie Arouet)
Confessions: Jean-Jacques Rousseau
The Decameron: Giovanni Boccaccio
Fanny Hill, or Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure: John Cleland
Forever: Judy Blume
Forever Amber: Kathleen Winsor
The Group: Mary McCarthy
Jude the Obscure: Thomas Hardy
The Kama Sutra of Vatsyayana: Sir Richard F. Burton and F. F. Arbuthnot, trans.
Lady Chatterley's Lover: D. H. Lawrence
Lolita: Vladimir Nabokov
Madame Bovary: Gustave Flaubert
Memoirs of Hecate County: Edmund Wilson
Moll Flanders: Daniel Defoe
Pamela, or Virtue Rewarded: Samuel Richardson
Peyton Place: Grace Metalious
Rabbit, Run: John Updike
Sanctuary: William Faulkner
Tropic of Cancer Topic of Capricorn: Henry Miller
Ulysses: James Joyce
Women in Love: D. H. Lawrence
Literature Suppressed on Social Grounds
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn: Mark Twain
Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl: Anne Frank
Annie on My Mind: Nancy Garden
Another Country: James Baldwin
Appointment in Samarra: John O'Hara
The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin: Benjamin Franklin
The Bell Jar: Sylvia Plath
Black Like Me: John Howard Griffin
Brave New World: Aldous Huxley
The Canterbury Tales: Geoffrey Chaucer
Catch-22: Joseph Heller
The Catcher in the Rye: J. D. Salinger
A Clockwork Orange: Anthony Burgess
Cujo: Stephen King
Fahrenheit 451: Ray Bradbury
Go Ask Alice: Anonymous
Howl and Other Poems: Allen Ginsberg
Last Exit to Brooklyn: Hubert Selby, Jr.
Leaves of Grass: Walt Whitman
Manchild in the Promised Land: Claude Brown
Naked Lunch: William S. Burroughs
Of Mice and Men: John Steinbeck
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest: Ken Kesey
The Scarlet Letter: Nathaniel Hawthorne
To Kill a Mockingbird: Harper Lee
Index

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