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Literature Suppressed on Political Grounds / Edition 3

Literature Suppressed on Political Grounds / Edition 3

by Nicholas J. Karolides
     
 

ISBN-10: 0816082316

ISBN-13: 9780816082315

Pub. Date: 06/01/2011

Publisher: Facts on File, Incorporated

Throughout history, tyrants, totalitarian states, church institutions, and democratic governments alike have banned books that challenged their assumptions or questioned their activities. Political suppression also occurs in the name of security and the safeguarding of official secrets and is often used as a weapon in larger cultural or political battles.

Overview

Throughout history, tyrants, totalitarian states, church institutions, and democratic governments alike have banned books that challenged their assumptions or questioned their activities. Political suppression also occurs in the name of security and the safeguarding of official secrets and is often used as a weapon in larger cultural or political battles. Literature Suppressed on Political Grounds, Third Edition illustrates the extent and frequency of such censorship in nearly every form of writing.

New and revised entries include

Animal Farm (George Orwell)

The Appointment (Herta Müller)

Born on the Fourth of July (Ron Kovic)

Burger's Daughter (Nadine Gordimer)

Cancer Ward (Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn)

Doctor Zhivago (Boris Pasternak)

The Fugitive (Pramoedya Anata Toer)

Girls of Riyadh (Rajaa Alsanea)

The Grapes of Wrath (John Steinbeck)

Gulliver's Travels (Jonathan Swift)

The Jungle (Upton Sinclair)

Kiss of the Spider Woman (Manuel Puig)

Manifesto of the Communist Party (Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels)

Les Misérables (Victor Hugo)

Mein Kampf (Adolf Hitler)

Slaughterhouse-Five (Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.)

Snow (Orhan Pamuk)

The Struggle Is My Life (Nelson Mandela)

The Things They Carried (Tim O'Brien)

The Vanek Plays (Václav Havel)

and more

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780816082315
Publisher:
Facts on File, Incorporated
Publication date:
06/01/2011
Series:
Banned Bks.
Pages:
724
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.70(d)
Age Range:
15 - 14 Years

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix

Preface xi

Introduction xv

Works Discussed in This Volume xix

Literature Suppressed on Political Grounds 1

Biographical Profiles 601

Bibliography 629

Works Discussed in the Other Volumes of This Series 651

Index 677

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