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Literature Suppressed on Social Grounds - Banned Books S. (Hardback)
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Literature Suppressed on Social Grounds - Banned Books S. (Hardback)

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Hardback 400 Pages / Published: 30/11/2006
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"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". New and updated entries include: "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" (Mark 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).

Publisher: Facts On File Inc
ISBN: 9780816062713
Number of pages: 400
Weight: 767 g
Dimensions: 234 x 161 x 30 mm
Edition: 2nd Revised edition

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