Category: Saturday Uncensored

Saturday’s Uncensored – William Faulkner

“We do not fear censorship for we have no wish to offend with improprieties or obscenities, but we do demand, as a right, the liberty to show the dark side of wrong, that we may illuminate the bright side of virtue.” – D.W. Griffith…

Censoring Mark Twain: A Literary Embarrassment

Censoring Mark Twain: A Literary Embarrassment NewSouth Books is publishing an edition of Mark Twain’s Huckleberry Finn that removes every occurrence of the “n-word” and replaces it with the word “slave.” I am outraged by this desecration of a classic American masterpiece – the…

Saturdays, Uncensored! Thoughtful Musings

Good Day, Readers:   Since I have the honor of working tomorrow, I will probably not be able to do my typical Saturdays, Uncensored! post.  So, instead, I am cross-posting my guest post on censorship and banned books, which you can also find at…

Saturday, Uncensored! (#5)

“If she could have done one thing to make absolutely sure that every single person in this school will read your interview, it was banning it!” – J.K. Rowling (Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix)   Hello! And Welcome to Week 5 of…

Saturday, Uncensored! (#4)

  “I am mortified to be told that, in the United States of America, the sale of a book can become a subject of inquiry, and of criminal inquiry too.” – Thomas Jefferson   Hello!  And Welcome to Week 4 of my Banned Book themed…

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