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Battle of the Books: Literary Censorship in the Public Schools, 1950-1985

Battle of the Books: Literary Censorship in the Public Schools, 1950-1985 (Hardback)

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Examines increasing censorship in public schools, describes the objections that lead to censorship, and discusses several case studies.

Lee Burress (BA, Wichita State; BC, Garret Evangelical Theological Seminary; Ph.D., English, Boston University) is Professor of English, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. He has taught and published articles on a wide variety of subjects-American literature, folklore, composition, and literary censorship. Since 1963 he has carried out six state or national surveys of censorship problems in the public schools. He has been a member and chair of the Committee Against Censorship of the National Council of Teachers of English, chair of the Committee Against Censorship of the Wisconsin Council of Teachers of English, and an officer of the Wisconsin Intellectual Freedom Coalition since he helped to establish it in 1977. He is the author, co-author, or co-editor of several books on censorship.

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