120 Banned Books, Second Edition

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120 Banned Books, Second Edition by Nicholas J. Karolides, Margaret Bald, Dawn B. Sova

Tracing the censorship histories of 120 works from across the world, 120 Banned Books, Second Edition provides a summary of each work, its censorship history, and suggestions for further reading. Many new titles have been added to reflect some of the controversies in recent years, and updates have been made to existing entries on such classic books as Huckleberry Finn and To Kill a Mockingbird.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780816082322
Publisher: Facts on File, Incorporated
Publication date: 09/01/2011
Pages: 568
Sales rank: 1,219,497
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction vii

Literature Suppressed on Political Grounds

All Quiet on the Western Front Erich Maria Remarque 3

Andersonville MacKinlay Kantor 8

The Appointment Herta Müller 13

Areopagitica John Milton 18

Black Boy Richard Wright 22

Burger's Daughter Nadine Gordimer 31

Bus Stop (Chezhan) Gao Xingjian 35

The Corpse Walker: Real Life Stories, China from the Bottom Up Liao Yiwu 38

Doctor Zhivago Boris Pasternak 44

The Fugitive (Perburuan)

Pramoedya Ananta Toer 49

Girls of Riyadh Rajaa Alsanea 53

The Grapes of Wrath John Steinbeck 57

The Gulag Archipelago 1918-1956 Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn 71

I Am the Cheese Robert Cormier 78

In the Spirit of Crazy Horse Peter Matthiessen 86

Johnny Got His Gun Dalton Trumbo 98

Kiss of the Spider Woman Manuel Puig 102

The Manifesto of the Communist Party Karl Marx Friedrich Engels 105

Mein Kampf Adolf Hitler 112

My Brother Sam Is Dead James Lincoln Collier Christopher Collier 123

1984 George Orwell 126

Novel Without a Name Duong Thu Huong 131

The Prince (II Principe) Niccol? Machiavelli 137

El Se?or Presidente Miguel Angel Asturias 142

Slaughterhouse-Five: Or, the Children's Crusade, a Duty Dance with Death Kurt Vonnegut, Jr 146

Snow OrhanPamuk 156

Spycatcber Peter Wright 160

The Things They Carried Tim O'Brien 166

Uncle Tom's Cabin Harriet Beecher Stowe 169

A Woman in Berlin: Eight Weeks in The Conquered City Anonymous 175

Literature Suppressed on religious Grounds

The Age of Reason Thomas Paine 186

The Bible 190

The Cartoons That Shook the World Jytte Klausen 196

Children of the Alley Naguib Mahfouz 204

Christianity Restored Michael Servetus 208

Church: Charism and Power: Liberation Theology and the Institutional Church Leonardo Boff 211

Concerning Heretics Sebastian Castellio 214

The Da Vinci Code Dan Brown 217

Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems Galileo Galilei 223

Essays Michel de Montaigne 226

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone J.K. Rowling 229

The Hidden Face of Eve: Women in the Arab World Nawal El Saadawi 236

His Dark Materials Trilogy, Book I: The Golden Compass Philip Pullman 240

Impressions Reading Series Jack Booth, gen. ed 245

Infallible? An Inquiry Hans K?ng 251

The Jewel of Medina Sherry Jones 254

The Koran (Qur'an) 262

Lajja (Shame) Taslima Nasrin 265

The Last Temptation of Christ Nikos Kazantzakis 270

The New Testament William Tyndale, translator 274

Ninety-five Theses Martin Luther 277

Oliver Twist Charles Dickens 282

On the Infinite Universe and Worlds Giordano Bruno 285

On the Origin of Species Charles Darwin 288

The Satanic Verses Salman Rushdie 295

Shivaji: Hindu King in Islamic India James W. Laine 304

The Talmud 311

The Witches Roald Dahl 314

Women Without Men: A Novel of Modern Iran Shahrnush Parsipur 320

Zhuan Falun: The Complete Teachings of Falun Gong Li Hongzhi 324

Literature Suppressed on Sexual Grounds

Always Running?La Vida Loca: Gang Days in L.A. Liu's T Rodriguez 331

Bless Me, Ultima Rudolfo Anaya 336

The Bluest Eye Toni Morrison 340

Candide Voltaire 345

The Clan of the Cave Bear Jean Auel 347

The Epic of Gilgamesh Unknown 348

Fanny Hill, or Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure John Cleland 351

Flowers for Algernon Daniel Keyes 355

The Flowers of Evil (Les Fleurs dumal) Charles Baudelaire 357

Forever Judy Blume 359

Gossip Girl Series Cecily von Ziegesar 363

The Handmaid's Tale Margaret Atwood 366

How the Garc?a Girls Lost Their Accents Julia Alvarez 369

Lady Chatterley's Lover D. H. Lawrence 374

Lolita Vladimir Nabokov 378

Madame Bovary Gustave Flaubert 382

Native Son Richard Wright 384

The Perks of Being a Wall flower Stephen Chbosky 391

Rabbit, Run John Updike 395

The Rainbow D. H. Lawrence 397

Sanctuary William Faulkner 400

Snow Falling on Cedars David Guterson 402

Song of Solomon Toni Morrison 406

Sophie's Choice William Styron 409

less of The D'urbervilles Thomas Hardy 412

Their Eyes Were Watching God Zora Neale Hurston 415

This Boy's Life Tobias Wolff 420

Twilight Series Stephenie Meyer 423

Ulysses James Joyce 427

Women in Love D. H. Lawrence 431

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian Sherman Alexie 435

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Mark Twain 441

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer Mark Twain 448

And Tango Makes Three Justin Richardson Peter Parnell 451

Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl Anne Frank 455

The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin Benjamin Franklin 457

The Autobiography of Malcolm X Malcolm X, with Alex Haley 460

The Bell Jar Sylvia Plath 462

Beloved Toni Morrison 465

Brave New World Aldous Huxley 470

The Canterbury Tales Geoffrey Chaucer 473

Catch-22 Joseph Heller 477

The Catcher in the Rye J. D. Salinger 480

The Color Purple Alice Walker 484

Fahrenheit 451

Ray Bradbury 487

A Farewell to Arms Ernest Hemingway 489

Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything Steven D. Levitt Stephen J. Dubner 493

Gorillas in the Mist Dian Fossey 497

The Great Gatsby F. Scott Fitzgerald 499

Heather Has Two Mommies Leslea Newman 502

I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings Maya Angelou 504

The Kite Runner Khaled Hosseini 506

Leaves of Grass Walt Whitman 515

Lord of the Flies William Golding 518

Of Mice and Men John Steinbeck 521

One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest Ken Kesey 526

A Separate Peace John Knowles 529

The Sun Also Rises Earnest Hemingway 531

To Kill A Mockingbird Harper Lee 534

Welcome to the Monkey House Kurt Vonnegut, Jr 537

Index 541

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