Describes the content and histories of some 100 fiction and nonfiction works from many cultures and...
Describes the content and histories of some 100 fiction and nonfiction works from many cultures and time periods censored on grounds of sexual content, illuminating changing attitudes toward the erotic through a survey of the legal fate of classic and representative works. Includes biographical profiles of authors. Part of a four- volume collection spotlighting some 400 works that have been censored for their political, social, religious, or erotic content, in the US and around the world, from Biblical times to the present. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.