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Literature suppressed on social grounds

Author: Dawn B Sova
Publisher: New York : Facts On File, 2011.
Series: Banned books (2011)
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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ENG 101, ENG 120, ENG 130, ENG 220, ENG 280, ENG101, ENG120, ENG130, ENG220, ENG280.

"This title discusses the many works that have been banned over the centuries because they offended or merely ignored official truths, challenged widely held assumptions, or contained ideas or language unacceptable to a state, religious institution, or private moral watchdog."--Publisher description.

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dawn B Sova
ISBN: 9780816082285 0816082286
OCLC Number: 664353195
Description: xxvii, 462 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Works discussed in this volume : The absolutely true diary of a part-time Indian (Sherman Alexie) --
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Mark Twain) --
The adventures of Sherlock Holmes (Sir Arthur Conan Doyle) --
The adventures of Tom Sawyer (Mark Twain) --
Alice's adventures in Wonderland (Lewis Carroll) --
The amboy dukes (Irving Shulman) --
The American Heritage dictionary of the English language --
Am I blue? (Marion Dane Bauer) --
And still I rise (Maya Angelou) --
And tango makes three (Justin Richardson and Peter Parnell) --
Anne Frank : the diary of a young girl (Anne Frank) --
Annie on my mind (Nancy Garden) --
Another country (James Baldwin) --
Aphrodite (Pierre Louÿs) --
Appointment in Samarra (John O'Hara) --
As I lay dying (William Faulkner) --
The autobiography of Benjamin Franklin (Benjamin Franklin) --
The autobiography of Malcolm X (Malcolm X, with Alex Haley) --
The autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman (Ernest J. Gaines) --
Baby Be-bop (Francesca Lia Block) --
The basketball diaries (Jim Carroll) --
Being there (Jerzy Kosinski) --
The bell jar (Sylvia Plath) --
Beloved (Toni Morrison) --
The best short stories by Negro writers (Langston Hughes, ed.) --
Black like me (John Howard Griffin) --
Bless the beasts and children (Glendon Swarthout) --
Blubber (Judy Blume) --
Brave new world (Aldous Huxley) --
Bridge to Terabithia (Katherine Paterson) --
Cain's book (Alexander Trocchi) --
Camille (Alexandre Dumas, Jr.) --
The Canterbury tales (Geoffrey Chaucer) --
Captain Underpants, series (Dav Pilkey) --
Catch-22 (Joseph Heller). The catcher in the rye (J.D. Salinger) --
The chocolate war (Robert Cormier) --
A clockwork orange (Anthony Burgess) --
The color purple (Alice Walker) --
Cujo (Stephen King) --
Daddy's roommate (Michael Willhoite) --
A day no pigs would die (Robert Newton Peck) --
Deliverance (James Dickey) --
A dictionary of American slang (Harold Wentworth) --
Dictionary of slang and unconventional English (Eric Partridge) --
Doctor Dolittle, series (Hugh John Lofting) --
Dog day afternoon (Patrick Mann) --
Down these mean streets (Piri Thomas) --
Dracula (Bram Stoker) --
The drowning of Stephan Jones (Bette Greene) --
East of Eden (John Steinbeck) --
Elmer Gantry (Sinclair Lewis) --
End as a man (Calder Willingham) --
Esther Waters (George Moore) --
Fahrenheit 451 (Ray Bradbury) --
Fallen angels (Walter Dean Myers) --
A farewell to arms (Ernest Hemingway) --
Final exit (Derek Humphry) --
The fixer (Bernard Malamud) --
Freakonomics (Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner) --
Fruits of philosophy : or the private companion of young married people (Charles Knowlton) --
Gargantua and Pantagruel (François Rabelais) --
Gentleman's agreement (Laura Z. Hobson) --
The giver (Lois Lowry) --
Go ask Alice (Anonymous) --
Gone with the wind (Margaret Mitchell) --
Gorillas in the mist (Dian Fossey) --
Go tell it on the mountain (James Baldwin) --
The great Gatsby (F. Scott Fittzgerald) --
Grendel (John Gardner) --
Heather has two mommies (Leslea Newman) --
A hero ain't nothin' but a sandwich (Alice Childress) --
Howl and other poems (Allen Ginsberg) --
I know why the caged bird sings (Maya Angelou). In the night kitchen (Maurice Sendak) --
Invisible man (Ralph Ellison) --
Jake and Honeybunch go to heaven (Margot Zemach) --
James and the giant peach (Roald Dahl) --
Jaws (Peter Benchley) --
Junky (William S. Burroughs) --
King & King (Linda de Haan and Stern Nijland) --
Kingsblood royal (Sinclair Lewis) --
The kite runner (Khaled hosseini) --
Last exit to Brooklyn (Hubert Selby, Jr.) --
Leaves of grass (Walt Whitman) --
A light in the attic (Shel Silverstein) --
Little Black Sambo (Helen Bannerman) --
Little house on the prairie (Laura Ingalls Wilder) --
Little Red Riding Hood (Charles Perrault) --
Lord of the flies (William Golding) --
Manchild in the promised land (Claude Brown) --
Married love (Marie Stopes) --
Mother Goose's nursery rhymes and fairy tales --
My house (Nikki Giovanni) --
The naked ape (Desmond Morris) --
Naked lunch (William S. Burroughs) --
Nana (Émile Zola) --
Never love a stranger (Harold Robbins) --
New dictionary of American slang, discussed with A dictionary of American slang (Robert L. Chapman) --
Of mice and men (John Steinbeck) --
Of time and the river (Thomas Wolfe) --
The old man and the sea (Ernest Hemingway) --
One flew over the cuckoo's nest (Ken Kesey) --
Ordinary people (Judith Guest) --
The ox-bow incident (Walter Van Tilburg Clark) --
The red pony (John Steinbeck) --
The scarlet letter (Nathaniel Hawthorne) --
A separate peace (John Knowles) --
Sister Carrie (Theodore Dreiser) --
Soul on ice (Eldridge Cleaver) --
Steppenwolf (Hermann Hesse) --
Strange fruit (Lillian Smith) --
Stranger in a strange land (Robert A. Heinlein) --
The sun also rises (Ernest Hemingway) --
To have and have not (Ernest Hemingway) --
To kill a mockingbird (Harper Lee) --
Uncle Remus (Joel Chandler Harris) --
Unlived affections (George Shannon) --
We all fall down (Robert Cormier) --
Welcome to the monkey house (Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.) --
The well of loneliness (Radclyffe Hall) --
Whale talk (Chris Cutcher) --
Woman in the mists, discussed with Gorillas in the mist (Farley Mowat) --
Working : people talk about what they do all day and how they feel about what they do (Studs Terkel) --
A world I never made (James T. Farrell).
Series Title: Banned books (2011)
Responsibility: Dawn B. Sova ; preface by Ken wachsberger.
Local System Bib Number:
1610475867688_487039
991001115869705351

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