By Dawn B. Sova, Nicholas J. Karolides, Margaret Bald
From Gossip woman to The Kite Runner a very up to date examine the historical past of censorship in international literature.
Praise for the former variants:
"A must-have for we all who benefit from the correct to settle on what we read." Nadine Strossen, President, American Civil Liberties Union
Throughout heritage, countries, peoples, and governments have censored writers and their works on political, non secular, sexual, and social grounds. even if the literary advantage of nearly all of those books has been confirmed time and time back, censorship efforts are nonetheless in position this present day. From Animal Farm to The Grapes of Wrath, The Koran to The Talmud, Ulysses to the Harry Potter sequence, The Canterbury stories to The Bell Jar, this revised variation examines the numerous struggles those books confronted with a purpose to be learn.
Tracing the censorship histories of one hundred twenty works from internationally, one hundred twenty Banned Books, moment version offers a precis of every paintings, its censorship historical past, and recommendations for additional analyzing. Many new titles were extra to mirror a few of the controversies lately, and updates were made to current entries on such vintage books as Huckleberry Finn and To Kill a Mockingbird.
New entries comprise:
-The completely actual Diary of a Part-time Indian via Sherman Alexie (banned on social grounds)
-The Da Vinci Code through Dan Brown (banned on spiritual grounds)
-Girls of Riyadh via Rajaa Alsanea (banned on political grounds)
-Gossip woman sequence by means of Cecily von Ziegesar (banned on sexual grounds)
-His darkish fabrics by way of Philip Pullman (banned on non secular grounds)
-The Kite Runner by way of Khaled Hosseini (banned on social grounds)
-and many more.
About the Author
Nicholas J. Karolides is a professor of English on the college of Wisconsin, River Falls. His prior books contain Celebrating Censored Books and Censored Books: severe Viewpoints.
Margaret Bald has been a contract journalist and international correspondent, study director of the nationwide Writers Union, handling editor of worldwide Press evaluation journal, and a piece of writing advisor to the United countries.
Dawn B. Sova teaches English at Montclair kingdom college. Her prior books for evidence On File/Checkmark Books comprise Banned performs and Forbidden movies.
Karolides, Bald, and Sova are the authors of a hundred Banned Books and the 4-volume Banned Books set, either from proof On File/Checkmark Books. (edited by means of author)
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