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120 Banned Books: Censorship Histories of World Literature

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Throughout history writers have had their works censored on political, religious, sexual and social grounds. Tracing the censorship histories of 120 works from around the world, 120 Banned Books provides a summary of each work, its censorship history and suggestions for further reading. This compelling book expands on the 100 titles profiled in the best-selling 100 Banned Books (Facts On File/Checkmark Books, 1999) by adding 20 new entries on books that have sparked controversy or been banned outright. In addition, updates to existing entries cover new controversies regarding such classic books, as Huckleberry Finn, The Canterbury Tales, and To Kill a Morkingbird.

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Tracing the censorship histories of 120 works from around the world, this volume--expanded from "100 Banned Books"--provides a summary of each work, its censorship history and suggestions for further reading.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780816060436
Author:
Karolides, Nicholas
Publisher:
Checkmark Books
Author:
Sova, Dawn B.
Author:
Margaret Bald
Author:
Karolides, Nicholas J.
Subject:
Books & Reading
Subject:
History
Subject:
Censorship
Subject:
Censorship -- History.
Subject:
Prohibited books -- United States.
Subject:
Literary Criticism : General
Copyright:
Edition Number:
2
Publication Date:
20050631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
502
Dimensions:
8.92x6.30x.94 in. 1.50 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Tracing the censorship histories of 120 works from around the world, this volume--expanded from "100 Banned Books"--provides a summary of each work, its censorship history and suggestions for further reading.
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