100 Banned Books: Censorship Histories of World Literature by Dawn B. Sova, Nicholas J. Karolides, Margaret Bald PDF

By Dawn B. Sova, Nicholas J. Karolides, Margaret Bald

ISBN-10: 0816040591

ISBN-13: 9780816040599

A hundred Banned Books profiles recognized, usually vintage works which have been censored for non secular, political, social or sexual purposes. each one access offers readers a precis of the paintings, its censorship historical past and recommendations for additional analyzing. This reference publication provides vast perception into titles that traditionally have confronted a excessive expense of censorship, either within the usa and out of the country. The textual content is prepared in 4 sections, with titles divided by means of the most groundsApolitical, non secular, sexual, and socialAfor censorship. Introductory notes for every part outline what the book's authors suggest by way of that kind of suppression and summarize its historical past. every one name is pointed out by way of writer, date and position of unique book, writer, and literary shape, and every access encompasses a entire precis of the textual content. those summaries are via an entire censorship historical past and urged "Further Readings" sections directing readers to available resources of extra info. through restricting the texts into consideration to a hundred, the authors may be able to supply hugely precise bills of every title's censorship heritage in what's without doubt the main exhaustive single-volume reference on hand. A beneficial software for these looking details on specific banned books or on censorship typically.

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D. 4th Haight, ed. R. Bowker Company, 1978. , ed. A Milton Encyclopedia. : Bucknell University Press, 1978. Man, Poet, Polemist. Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1964. Freedom ofthe Press in England, 1416-1 116. John Milton: Siebert, Fredrick Seaton. of Illinois Press, 1965. Sirluck, Ernest. " In Complete Prose Works ofJohn Milton, Vol. New Haven: Yale University Press, II. 1959. BLACK BOY Author: Richard Wright Original date and place of publication: 1945, United States Harper & Row Literary form: Autobiography Publisher: SUMMARY "My days and nights were one long, quiet, continuously contained dream of terror, tension and anxiety.

These events had preceded the publication of Black Boy. S. libraries overseas. The tee, Black Boy as originally submitted, tided American Hunger, included Wright's Chicago experience. Initially accepted by Harper & Row, his editor later informed Wright that the book would be divided: the first two-thirds, the experiences in the South, would be published separately from the experiences in the North, Chicago and New York. Initially, Wright accepted this suggestion without question; Constance Webb, Wright's biographer, notes, however, that subsequently, he felt "in his whole being that his book was being censored *This censorship history was augmented by the research and writing of Dawn Sova.

The requirement of nondisclosure of any classified information related to the agency. S. Justice Department sought an injunction factor is 35 DECENT INTERVAL requiring prepublication review of future writing and damages, that constructive trust —the confiscation of Snepp, in response, filed all royalties is, a from the sale of the book. " During the trial, government lawyers argued that trust and confidence in the CIA had been undermined by Snepp's publishing without permission. Further, in response to Snepp's claim that there was no violation of security, rights, a case of "prior restraint the government claimed that it, not the individual, had the right to decide whether there was such a violation.

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