The Censor's Library: Uncovering the Lost History of by Nicole Moore

By Nicole Moore

The first entire exam of Australian publication censorship, this enlightening and enchanting dialogue relies on Nicole Moore’s discovery of the key "censor’s library" in the National Archives. Combining scholarship with the narrative stress of a thriller, the booklet exposes the scandalous heritage of censorship in Australia. outfitted and maintained to make sure the books it held weren't read—from the Kama Sutra to Lawrence’s Lady Chatterley’s Lover and Joyce’s Ulysses—the censor’s library was once stored to negate the functionality of libraries: 793 bins saved secure and intact for 6 a long time. via court dramas and internecine paperwork, stolen libraries and police raids, authorial scandals and ethical panics, this is a provocative account on an issue that keeps to draw heated debate.

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