Banned Books: Shakespeare Censored!


Subject:
banned , ban , books , censored , literature

Description:
Learn about "past and current attempts to censor William Shakespeare's canon of work" in this online exhibit created by librarians at Occidental College in honor of Banned Books Week. Special attention is paid to The Merchant of Venice and Thomas Bowdler, who published censored versions of Shakespeare's works considered "more appropriate for women and children."

Creator:
Mary Norton Clapp Library

Publisher:
Occidental College

Language:
English

Source:
http://departments.oxy.edu/library/geninfo/collections/special/bannedbooks/


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