Book Review: Due Dates (Graduate Students)
Philip Nel's English 680: Censoring Children's Literature
|August||T 31||Michelle Martin, Brown Gold: Milestones of African-American Children's Picture Books, 1845-2002 (Routledge, 2004). Reviewed by Alicia B. Dodson.|
|September||T 7||Noel Perrin, Dr. Bowlder’s Legacy: A History of Expurgated Books in England and America (Boston: David R. Godine, 1969). Reviewed by Sarah Nelson.|
|Th 16||Mingshui Cai, Multicultural Literature for Children and Young Adults (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2002). Reviewed by Taraneh Matloob.|
|Th 23||Paul S. Boyer, Purity in Print: Book Censorship in America from the Gilded Age to the Computer Age, Second Edition (University of Wisconsin Press, 2002). Reviewed by Ashley Cook.|
Marjorie Heins, Not in Front of the Children: “Indecency,” Censorship, and the Innocence of Youth (New York: Hill and Wang, 2001). Reviewed by Kim Surtees.
Mark West, Trust Your Children: Voices Against Censorship in Children’s Literature, 2nd ed. (New York: Neal-Schuman Publishers, Inc., 1997). Reviewed by Mo Li.
|T 12||Herbert N. Foerstel, Banned in the U.S.A.: A Reference Guide to Book Censorship in School and Public Libraries (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2002). Reviewed by Charlene Edwards.|
David Hadju, The Ten-Cent Plague: The Great Comic Book Scare and How it Changed America (Farrar, Straus, Giroux, 2008). Reviewed by Sara Austin.
Bart Beaty, Fredric Wertham and the Critique of Mass Culture (Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2005). Reviewed by Lindsey Givens.
|November||Th 4||Michael Cart and Christine Jenkins, The Heart Has Its Reasons (Scarecrow, 2006). Reviewed by Shaun Baker.|