September 23, 2013

Banned Books Week - Whatcha Reading?




In honor of Banned Books Week, which banned book will you be reading?

I am re-reading Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman, banned for expressive sensual themes, sexual imagery, and "a certain air of mild defiance."


4 comments:

  1. lol Leaves of Grass is defiant? Who knew??

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  2. I am not familiar with this poetry but I'd like to read more American poets so it's one I'll consider.

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  3. Happy Banned Books Week! I'm reading Beloved; I've always been kind of intimidated by Morrison, so this is the perfect time to challenge myself to read her!

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  4. I'm also reading Beloved.
    It's incredible how many books were, and are still, banned. I've found a list (although admittedly a good few of these were just challenged)
    http://www.banned-books.org.uk/all

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