[Milton-L] Re: porno vs. art?

gilliaca at jmu.edu gilliaca at jmu.edu
Wed Nov 30 06:27:47 EST 2005

>The works I'm thinking of, Cynthia, ain't _Ulysses_.  :)  
And I'm not 
>holding my breath for sudden criticial recognition of their 
>merit at some unnamed date in the future.

It's a slippery slope. I hold no brief for the kind of thing 
you have in mind, but I am also aware that the ALA publishes 
an annual list of challenged books that includes everything 
from Medelien L'Engle to "Catcher in the Rye" to "Moby Dick" -
 it was challenged one year in Plano, Texas, for 'conflicting 
with community values.' I  don't think I want to know what 
those are...

Cynthia A. Gilliatt
English Department, JMU
JMU Safe Zones participant
"You have made God in your own image when God hates the same people you hate." Fr. John Weston

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