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Literature suppressed on sexual grounds

Author: Dawn B Sova
Publisher: New York : Facts On File, ©2006.
Series: Facts on File library of world literature.; Banned books (2006)
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats
Examines the history and issues surrounding more than one hundred works challenged for sexual content, including "Sophie's Choice" by William Styron, "Sex" by Madonna, and "Forever" by Judy Blume.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dawn B Sova
ISBN: 0816062722 9780816062720
OCLC Number: 62172822
Description: xviii, 350 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Works discussed in this volume : Alice series (Phyllis Reynolds Naylor) --
Always running, La Vida Loca : gang days in L.A. (Luis T. Rodriguez) --
America (the book) : a citizen's guide to democracy inaction (Jon Stewart, Ben Karlin, David Javerbaum) --
An American tragedy (Theodore Dreiser) --
The Arabian nights, or The thousand and one nights (Sir Richard Burton, trans.) --
The art of love, Ars Amatoria (Ovid, Publius Ovidius Naso) --
Bessie Cotter (Wallace Smith) --
The bluest eye (Toni Morrison) --
Boy (James Hanley) --
The buffalo tree (Adam Rapp) --
Candide (Voltaire, François Marie Arouet Voltaire) --
Candy (Maxwell Kenton) --
The carpetbaggers (Harold Robbins) --
Casanova's homecoming, Casanova's heimfahrt (Arthur Schnitzler) --
The Chinese room (Vivian Connell) --
Christine (Stephen King) --
The clan of the cave bear (Jean Auel) --
Confessions (Jean-Jacques Rousseau) --
The decameron (Giovanni Boccaccio) --
The deer park (Norman Mailer) --
The devil rides outside (John Howard Griffin) --
The diary of Samuel Pepys (Samuel Pepys) --
Droll stories (Honoré de Balzac) --
Dubliners (James Joyce) --
Eat me (Linda Jaivin) --
Fanny Hill, or memoirs of a woman of pleasure (John Cleland) --
The fifteen plagues of a maidenhead (Anonymous) --
Flowers for Algernon (Daniel Keyes) --
The flowers of evil, Les fleurs du mal (Charles Baudelaire) --
Forever (Judy Blume) --
Forever Amber (Kathleen Winsor) --
From here to eternity (James Jones) --
The genius (Theodore Dreiser) --
The gilded hearse (Charles O. Gorham) --
The ginger man (J.P. Donleavy) --
The goats (Brock Cole) --
God's little acre (Erskine Caldwell) --
The group (Mary McCarthy) --
Hagar Revelly (Daniel Carson Goodman). The handmaid's tale (Margaret Atwood) --
The heptameron, L'heptameron ou histoires des amans fortunez (Marguerite d'Angoulême, Queen of Navarre) --
The history of Tom Jones, a foundling (Henry Fielding) --
Homo sapiens (Stanley Przybyskzewski) --
How to make love like a porn star (Jenna Jameson) --
If it die (André Gide) --
Isle of pines (Henry Neville) --
It's perfectly normal : changing bodies, growing up, sex, and sexual health (Robbie H. Harris) --
Janet March (Floyd Dell) --
Jude the obscure (Thomas Hardy) --
Jurgen : a comedy of justice (James Branch Cabell) --
Justine, or the misfortunes of virtue Juliette, her sister, or the prosperities of vice (Marquis de Sade) --
The kama sutra of Vatsayana (Sir Richard Burton, F.F. Arbuthnot, translators) --
The Kreutzer sonata (Leo Tolstoy) --
Ladies in the parlor (Jim Tully) --
Lady Chatterley's lover (D.H. Lawrence) --
La Terre, the earth (Émile Zola) --
Lolita (Vladimir Nabokov) --
The lustful Turk (Anonymous) --
Madame Bovary (Gustave Flaubert) --
Madeleine (Anonymous) --
Mademoiselle de Maupin (Théophile Gautier) --
The maid of Orleans, La pucelle (François-Marie Arouet Voltaire) --
Memoires (Giovanni Casanova de Seingalt) --
Memoirs of a young rakehell (Guillaume Apollinaire) --
Memoirs of Hecate County (Edmund Wilson) --
The merry muses of Caledonia (Robert Burns) --
Moll Flanders (Daniel Defoe) --
My life and loves (Frank Harris) --
A night in a Moorish harem (Anonymous) --
November, Novembre (Gustave Flaubert) --
The 120 days of Sodom, Les 120 journées de Sodome (Marquis de Sade) --
Our lady of the flowers, Notre-Dame des fleurs (Jean Genet) --
Outlaw representation (Richard Meyer) --
Pamela, or virtue rewarded (Samuel Richardson). Pansies (D.H. Lawrence) --
The perfumed garden (Sir Richard Burton, trans.) --
Peyton Place (Grace Metalious) --
The philanderer (Stanley Kauffmann) --
Poems and ballads (Algernon Charles Swinburne) --
Point counter point (Aldous Huxley) --
Rabbit, run (John Updike) --
The rainbow (D.H. Lawrence) --
Replenishing Jessica (Max Bodenheim) --
Sanctuary (William Faulkner) --
Sari says (Sari Locker) --
The satyricon (Gaius Petronius Arbiter) --
September in Quinze (Vivian Connell) --
Serenade (James M. Cain) --
Sex (Madonna) --
Sexus (Henry Miller) --
Shanghai baby (Wei Hui, Zhou Weihui) --
Simon called Peter (Robert Keable) --
1601 : a fireside conversation in ye time of Queen Elizabeth (Mark Twain) --
Sleeveless errand (Norah C. James) --
Snow falling on cedars (David Guterson) --
Sophie's choice (William Styron) --
A story teller's holiday (George Moore) --
Studs Lonigan : a trilogy (James T. Farrell) --
Susan Lenox : her fall and rise (David Graham Phillips) --
Sweeter than life (Mark Tyron) --
Ten North Frederick (John O'Hara) --
Tess of the d'Urbervilles (Thomas Hardy) --
Then again, maybe I won't (Judy Blume) --
The thief's journal (Jean Genet) --
Three weeks (Elinor Glyn) --
Tobacco road (Erskine Caldwell) --
Tragic ground (Erskine Caldwell) --
Trilby (George du Maurier) --
The triumph of death (Gabriele D'Annunzio) --
Tropic of Cancer (Henry Miller) --
Tropic of Capricorn (Henry Miller) --
Ulysses (James Joyce) --
Venus and Tannhauser, Under the hill (Aubrey Beardsley) --
The wild palms (William Faulkner) --
Women in love (D.H. Lawrence) --
Women on top : how real life changed women's sexual fantasies (Nancy Friday) --
A young girl's diary (Anonymous).
Series Title: Facts on File library of world literature.; Banned books (2006)
Other Titles: Sexual grounds
Responsibility: Dawn B. Sova ; preface by Ken Wachsberger.


Examines the issues underlying the suppression of more than 100 works deemed sexually obscene, which include "America" by Jon Stewart, "Sex" by Madonna, and more.  Read more...
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