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Literature Suppressed on Political Grounds

Literature Suppressed on Political Grounds (Hardback)

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Throughout history, tyrants, totalitarian states, church institutions, and democratic governments alike have banned books that challenged their assumptions or questioned their activities. Political suppression also occurs in the name of security and the safeguarding of official secrets and is often used as a weapon in larger cultural or political battles. Literature Suppressed on Political Grounds, Third Edition illustrates the extent and frequency of such censorship in nearly every form of writing.

Essays & WritingLiterary CriticismLiterary reference worksHistory & PoliticsPolitics & governmentPolitical control & freedomsHuman rightsLanguages with Grant & CutlerPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesEthical issues & debatesEthical issues: censorshipReference & ResearchEncyclopaedias & reference worksReference works Publisher: Chelsea House Publishers Publication Date: 15/08/2011 ISBN-13: 9780816082315  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Nicholas J. Karolides is a professor of English at the University of Wisconsin, River Falls. His previous books include Celebrating Censored Books and Censored Books: Critical Viewpoints. Margaret Bald is a founding member of the National Writers Union. Dawn B. Sova teaches English at Montclair State University. Her previous books for Facts On File/Checkmark Books include Banned Plays and Forbidden Films. Karolides, Bald, and Sova are the authors of 100 Banned Books and the 4-volume Banned Books set, both from Facts On File/Checkmark Books.

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