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Literature Suppressed on Social Grounds, Third Edition
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  • Authored by: Dawn B. Sova
  • From the Series: Banned Books
  • Trim Size: 6 X 9
  • ISBN-10: 0816082286
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-8160-8228-5
  • Status: In Stock
  • List Price: $60.00
  • Imprint: Facts On File
  • Published: 06/01/2011
  • Dewey Number: 363.3
  • Reading Level: Grades 9 and up
  • Pages: 490


Literature Suppressed on Social Grounds, Third Edition 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.

New and revised entries include:

  • 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)
  • Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (Lewis Carroll)
  • Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl (Anne Frank)
  • As I Lay Dying (William Faulkner)
  • Beloved (Toni Morrison)
  • The Color Purple (Alice Walker)
  • Fahrenheit 451 (Ray Bradbury)
  • The Great Gatsby (F. Scott Fitzgerald)
  • Howl and Other Poems (Allen Ginsberg)
  • I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (Maya Angelou)
  • The Kite Runner (Khaled Hosseini)
  • One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (Ken Kesey)
  • Of Mice and Men (John Steinbeck)
  • To Kill a Mockingbird (Harper Lee)
  • and more.


Index. Biographical appendix. Complete listing of all works discussed in all volumes.

About the Author(s)

Dawn B. Sova holds a Ph.D. from Drew University. She teaches English at Montclair State University and has served as a mentor for courses in American cinema at Thomas Edison State College. She is the author of Critical Companion to Edgar Allan Poe for Facts On File. She lives in Garfield, New Jersey.

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