Literature Suppressed on Sexual Grounds

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Infobase Publishing, Jan 1, 2006 - Literary Criticism - 369 pages
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Literature Suppressed on Sexual Grounds, Revised Edition examines the issues underlying the suppression of more than 100 works deemed sexually obscene. The entries new to this edition include America by Jon Stewart, Sex by Madonna, The Buffalo Tree by Adam Rapp, and many more. Also included are updates to entries such as Forever by Judy Blume, and more.
  

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The aim of this four-volume set is to spotlight some 400 works that have been censored, banned, or condemned because of their political, social, religious, or sexual content. The entries, which ... Read full review

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Contents

Alice Series
3
Gang Days in LA
6
A Citizens Guide to Democracy Inaction
11
An American Tragedy
18
The Arabian Night or The Thousand and One Nights
20
The Art of Love
23
Bessie Cotter
25
The Bluest Eye
26
The Maid of Orleans
157
Memoires
159
Memoirs of aYoung Rakehell
161
Memoirs of Hecate County
163
The Merry Muses of Caledonia
166
Moll Flanders
167
My Life and Loves
169
A Night in a Moorish Harem
171

Boy
28
The Buffalo Tree
30
Candide
34
Candy
36
The Carpetbaggers
39
Casanovas Homecoming
41
The Chinese Room
43
Christine
46
The Clan of the Cave Bear
48
Confessions
49
The Decameron
51
The Deer Park
54
The Devil Rides Outside
56
The Diary of Samuel Pepys
59
Droll Stories
61
Dubliners
64
Eat Me
65
Fanny Hill or Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure
67
The Fifteen Plagues of a MaidenHead
70
Flowers for Algernon
72
The Flowers of Evil
73
Forever
75
Forever Amber
79
From Here to Eternity
81
The Genius
83
The Gilded Hearse
85
The Ginger Man
88
The Goats
89
Gods Little Acre
93
The Group
97
Hagar Revelly
99
The Handmaids Tale
101
The Heptameron
103
The History of Tom Jones A Foundling
105
Homo Sapiens
107
A Cautionary Tale
109
If It Die
113
Isle of Pines
115
Its Perfectly Normal
116
Janet March
121
Jude the Obscure
123
A Comedy of Justice
125
Justine or The Misfortunes of Virtue
128
The Kama Sutra of Vatsyayana
131
The Kreutzer Sonata
133
Ladies in the Parlor
136
Lady Chatterleys Lover
138
La Terre
142
Lolita
145
The Lustful Turk
148
Madame Bovary
150
Madeleine
153
Mademoiselle de Maupin
155
November
173
The 120 Days of Sodom
175
Our Lady of the Flowers
177
Censorship and Homosexuality in TwentiethCentury American Art
179
Pamela or Virtue Rewarded
181
Pansies
183
The Perfumed Garden
185
Peyton Place
187
The Philanderer
190
Poems and Ballads
192
Point Counter Point
193
Rabbit Run
195
The Rainbow
197
Replenishing Jessica
200
Sanctuary
201
The Real Dirt on Everything From Sex to School
203
The Satyricon
205
September in Quinze
207
Serenade
209
Sex
210
Sexus
212
Shanghai Baby
214
Simon Called Peter
218
1601 A Fireside Conversation in Ye Time of Queen Elizabeth
220
Sleeveless Errand
222
Snow Falling On Cedars
224
Sophies Choice
226
A Story Tellers Holiday
230
A Trilogy
231
Her Fall and Rise
234
Sweeter Than Life
236
Ten North Frederick
238
Tess of the DUrbervilles
240
Then Again Maybe I Wont
243
The Theifs Journal
245
Three Weeks
247
Tobacco Road
249
Tragic Gound
251
Trilby
253
The Triumph of Death
255
Tropic of Cancer
257
Ulysses
262
Venus and Tannhauser Under the Hill
264
The Wild Palms
266
Women in Love
268
How Real Life has Changed Womens Sexual Fantasies
270
A Young Girls Diary
274
Biographical Profiles
277
Bibliography
295
Works Discussed in Other Volumes of This Series
311
Index
335
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Dawn B. Sova is the author of Banned Books: Literature Suppressed on Social Grounds, Banned Books: Literature Suppressed on Sexual Grounds, Agatha Christie A to Z. She also co-author of 100 Banned Books: Censorship Histories of World Literature. She teaches English at Monclair State University and lives in Garfield, NJ.

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