Throughout history writers have had their works censored on political, religious, sexual, and social grounds. Tracing the censorship histories of 120 works from around the world, 120 Banned Books provides a summary of each work, its censorship history, and suggestions for further reading. This compelling book expands on the 100 titles profiled in the best-selling 100 Banned Books (Facts On File/Checkmark Books, 1999) by adding 20 new entries on books that have sparked controversy or been banned outright. In addition, updates to existing entries cover new controversies regarding such classic books as Huckleberry Finn, The Canterbury Tales, and To Kill a Mockingbird.
Literature-Fiction, History-Criticism, Books-Reading, General,