The Censor's Library

The Censor's Library

eBook - 2012
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The first comprehensive examination of Australian book censorship, this enlightening and enthralling discussion is based on Nicole Moore's discovery of the secret ""censor's library"" in the National Archives. Combining scholarship with the narrative tension of a thriller, the book exposes the scandalous history of censorship in Australia. Built and maintained to ensure the books it held were not read-from the Kama Sutra to Lawrence's Lady Chatterley's Lover and Joyce's Ulysses-the censor's library was kept to negate the function of libraries: 793 boxes kept safe and in
Publisher: St Lucia, Qld. : University of Queensland Press, 2012.
ISBN: 9780702247712
Branch Call Number: Internet Access
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xv, 414 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates) :,illustrations, portraits.


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