Literature Suppressed on Sexual Grounds / Edition 2

Literature Suppressed on Sexual Grounds / Edition 2

by Dawn B. Sova
     
 

ISBN-10: 0816062722

ISBN-13: 9780816062720

Pub. Date: 08/28/2006

Publisher: Facts on File, Incorporated

In 1961, the United States Supreme Court pondered whether D.H. Lawrence's Lady Chatterley's Lover was lewd or literary. In 1969, the novel was required reading in many college literature courses. Changing sexual mores have moved many formerly forbidden books out of locked cabinets and into libraries and classrooms. Banned Books: Literature Suppressed on Sexual Grounds…  See more details below

Overview

In 1961, the United States Supreme Court pondered whether D.H. Lawrence's Lady Chatterley's Lover was lewd or literary. In 1969, the novel was required reading in many college literature courses. Changing sexual mores have moved many formerly forbidden books out of locked cabinets and into libraries and classrooms. Banned Books: Literature Suppressed on Sexual Grounds is the first reference work to examine the issues underlying the suppression of over one hundred sexually "obscene" works.

Works covered include:
-- Across the River and into the Trees, Ernest Hemingway
-- Adam Bede, George Eliot
-- An American Dream, Norman Mailer
-- An American Tragedy, Theodore Dreiser
-- Aphrodite, Pierre Louys
-- The Arabian Nights, Sir Richard Burton, trans.
-- The Art of Love, Ovid
-- The Awakening, Kate Chopin
-- Aurora Leigh, Elizabeth Barrett Browning
-- The Bell Jar. Sylvia Plath
-- 1984, George Orwell
-- November, Gustave Flaubert
-- Ode to Charlotte Corday, Andre Chenier
-- Peyton Place, Grace Metalious
-- Portnoy's Complaint, Philip Roth Sons and Lovers, D.H. Lawrence
-- The Scarlet Letter, Nathaniel Hawthorne
-- La Terre, Emile Zola
-- Ulysses, James Joyce
-- Verses, Dante Gabriel Rossetti.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780816062720
Publisher:
Facts on File, Incorporated
Publication date:
08/28/2006
Series:
Banned Bks.
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments vii

Preface Ken Wachsberger ix

Introduction xiii

Works Discussed in This Volume xvii

Literature Suppressed on Sexual Grounds 1

Biographical Profiles 339

Bibliography 361

Works Discussed in the Other Volumes of This Series 377

Index 403

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