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The Artistic Censoring of Sexuality

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The Artistic Censoring of Sexuality
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Publisher: Ohio State University Press
ISBN/ASIN: 0814210821
ISBN-13: 9780814210826
Number of pages: 340

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Susan Mooney extensively examines four modernist and postmodernist novels that prompted in their day harsh external censorship because of their sexual content -- Ulysses, Lolita, Time of Silence, and Russian Beauty. She shows how motifs of censorship, with all its restrictions, pressures, rules, judgments, and forms of negation, became artistically embedded in the novels' plots, characters, settings, tropes, and themes.

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