Book censorship is the removal of a book from the shelf of a library. It can be
enacted at the national or subnational level, and can carry legal penalties. Books
Book censorship is no stranger to the U.S., a place where free speech is
considered to be very strong. Books are challenged or censored in cities and
towns all ...
Literary works are still challenged, censored and banned for many different
reasons. Books as varied as Judy Blume's Forever, Vladimir Nabokov's Lolita,
Dec 23, 2013 ... An anti-censorship group in America has reported a flurry of attempted book
bannings in the last quarter of the year and has said there are ...
5 days ago ... Each book that is banned or censored is done so for the content within the pages.
There are a few common reasons that books have been ...
Dec 28, 2014 ... Many TV networks have (had) what called a broadcast standards department. ...
Likewise some books and movies are banned to be published in certain
countries sometimes. I wonder who decides this kind of thing.
The Lima Inquisition and Book Censorship. The Catholic Church controlled all
universities, such as the famous Sorbonne, and also controlled all publications.
The Roman censors were magistrates who took the census count and served ...
In general, censorship of books is a supervision of the press in order to prevent ...
Sep 13, 2002 ... Secular and religious authorities have censored books for as long as people
have been writing them. In 360 B.C., Plato described the ideal ...
Sep 23, 2013 ... As noted in the previous post, this is Banned Books Week. Here's a piece on the
ugliness of censorship by James Blasingame, associate ...