Banned Books Set (Hardback)
  • Banned Books Set (Hardback)

Banned Books Set (Hardback)

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Hardback Published: 01/08/2006

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The four-volume "Banned Books, Revised Edition" set offers an eye-opening look at works of literature that have been censored around the globe and throughout history. More than 50 new entries have been added, and the more than 400 existing entries have been updated to reflect recent controversies. Each clearly written, curriculum-oriented entry presents a publishing history, a summary of contents, and the record of censorship of a well-known, often classic, work. This fascinating set is an essential reference to the contents, contexts, and controversies of banned titles for students and teachers. New and updated entries include: "America: The Book" (Jon Stewart); "The Basketball Diaries" (Jim Carroll); "Bus Stop" (Gao Xingjian); "Captain Underpants" series (Dav Pilkey); "Forever" (Judy Blume); "Gulliver's Travels" (Jonathan Swift); "Harry Potter" series (J.K. Rowling); "The Man Died" (Wole Soyinka); "Of Mice and Men" (John Steinbeck); "On the Origin of Species" (Charles Darwin); "The Politics of Dispossession" (Edward Said); "The Satanic Verses" (Salman Rushdie); "Sex" (Madonna); "To Kill a Mockingbird" (Harper Lee); "Waiting" (Ha Jin); "We All Fall Down" (Robert Cormier); "The Witches" (Roald Dahl); and, "Women Without Men: A Novel of Modern Iran" (Shahrnush Parsipur).

Publisher: Facts On File Inc
ISBN: 9780816067794
Weight: 3538 g
Dimensions: 152 x 228 x 114 mm
Edition: Revised edition

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