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Walker, Alice

Edité par Aunt Lute Books, San Francisco, 1996
ISBN 10: 1879960478 / ISBN 13: 9781879960473
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Titre : Banned

Éditeur : Aunt Lute Books, San Francisco

Date d'édition : 1996

Reliure : Hardcover

Etat du livre : Near Fine

Etat de la jaquette : Near Fine

Signé : Signed By Author

Edition : First Edition.

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Slight rubbing to jacket; else a near fine copy as issued. [6], 105, [1] pages. Includes 2 short stories ("Roselily" and "Am I Blue"), plus the beginning of the novel "The Color Purple"; with an introduction by Patricia Holt and 2 additional appendixes on the subject of censoring (or outright banning) of Walker's works. Signed by Walker in black ink on half- title page. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" Tall (small). N° de réf. du libraire L061335

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Synopsis :
Introduction by Patricia Holt

Throughout her distinguished career, Alice Walker's work has been at the center of controversies around language, censorship, truth and art. Alice Walker Banned explores just what it is that various groups have found so threatening in Walker's work, bringing together the short stories "Roselily" and "Am I Blue?," an excerpt from the novel The Color Purple, as well as testimonies, letters, and essays about attempts to censor Walker's work by the California State Board of Education. The introduction by San Francisco Chronicle Book Review editor Patricia Holt offers insightful and ironic commentary on the efforts of the Traditional Values Coalition to pressure the State Board of Education into withdrawing Walker's stories from a statewide exam, while excerpts from a Board of Education hearing offer views from across the political spectrum on these efforts to censor Walker's work.

…a fascinating, frightening book…


…an invaluable contribution to the literature of censorship…


…this book will allow a cooler, more informed discussion of an important debate.

—Library Journal

Quatrième de couverture: As an introduction to Alice Walker, this small book presents two of Walker's most interesting stories, "Roselily" and "Am I Blue", and the beginning of her prize-winning novel, The Color Purple. Further, the pages of Patricia Holt's introduction and the appendices of letters to the editors and meeting transcripts exemplify ways in which these fictional works have been the center of volatile controversy. They have been the subject of removal from tests (as in the case of the recent literature-based assessment tests in California), from school libraries and from school curricula. These controversies, played out in communities across the United States, cut to the heart of issues of censorship and democratic process.

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