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Literature Suppressed on Social Grounds - 2 edition

Literature Suppressed on Social Grounds (ISBN10: 0816062714; ISBN13: 9780816062713)
ISBN13: 978-0816062713
ISBN10: 0816062714

Summary: Literature Suppressed on Social Grounds, Revised Edition discusses writings that have been banned over the centuries because they offended or merely ignored official truths; challenged widely held assumptions; or contained ideas or language unacceptable to a state, religious institution, or private moral watchdog. The 14 entries new to this edition include the Captain Underpants series, We All Fall Down by Robert Cormier, and Heaven by Margaret Zemach. Also included are updates to the censorship
histories of such books as To Kill a Mockingbird and Of Mice and Men. Twain); The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (Sir Arthur Conan Doyle); Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (Lewis Carroll); Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl (Anne Frank); As I Lay Dying (William Faulkner); Baby Be-Bop (Francesca Lia Block); Camille (Alexander Dumas); The Color Purple (Alice Walker); Deliverance (James Dickey); The Drowning of Stephan Jones (Bette Greene); East of Eden (John Steinbeck); Fahrenheit 451 (Ray Bradbury); Fallen Angels (Walter Dean Myers); A Farewell to Arms (Ernest Hemingway); and, Final Exit (Derek Humphry). They also include: Gargantua and Pantagruel (Francois Rabelais); Gentleman's Agreement (Laura Hobson); The Giver (Lois Lowry); Howl and Other Poems (Allen Ginsberg); I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (Maya Angelou); Invisible Man (Ralph Ellison); Jake and Honeybunch Go to Heaven (Margot Zemach); Junky (William Burroughs); Of Mice and Men (John Steinbeck); One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (Ken Kesey); Strange Fruit (Lillian Smith); and, To Kill A Mockingbird (Harper Lee).
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Summary: Literature Suppressed on Social Grounds, Revised Edition discusses writings that have been banned over the centuries because they offended or merely ignored official truths; challenged widely held assumptions; or contained ideas or language unacceptable to a state, religious institution, or private moral watchdog. The 14 entries new to this edition include the Captain Underpants series, We All Fall Down by Robert Cormier, and Heaven by Margaret Zemach. Also included are updates to the censorship histories of such books as To Kill a Mockingbird and Of Mice and Men. Twain); The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (Sir Arthur Conan Doyle); Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (Lewis Carroll); Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl (Anne Frank); As I Lay Dying (William Faulkner); Baby Be-Bop (Francesca Lia Block); Camille (Alexander Dumas); The Color Purple (Alice Walker); Deliverance (James Dickey); The Drowning of Stephan Jones (Bette Greene); East of Eden (John Steinbeck); Fahrenheit 451 (Ray Bradbury); Fallen Angels (Walter Dean Myers); A Farewell to Arms (Ernest Hemingway); and, Final Exit (Derek Humphry). They also include: Gargantua and Pantagruel (Francois Rabelais); Gentleman's Agreement (Laura Hobson); The Giver (Lois Lowry); Howl and Other Poems (Allen Ginsberg); I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (Maya Angelou); Invisible Man (Ralph Ellison); Jake and Honeybunch Go to Heaven (Margot Zemach); Junky (William Burroughs); Of Mice and Men (John Steinbeck); One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (Ken Kesey); Strange Fruit (Lillian Smith); and, To Kill A Mockingbird (Harper Lee)....show less

Edition/Copyright: 2
Cover: Hardcover
Publisher: Facts on File, Incorporated
Published: 08/28/2006
International: No



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