[Milton-L] Recommendations for a course on censorship

rfeld_zn at keh.co.il rfeld_zn at keh.co.il
Fri Nov 16 03:18:53 EST 2007

Dear Angelica,

Two other suggestions for your course on censorship:

Selections from Joyce's Ulysses, plus the text of Judge J.M. Woolsey's 1933 
decision to remove the ban on importing the book into the US.

>From the Bible: the Song of Songs, plus discussion/s of the problematics of 
unmediated exposure of readers to the text.

All the best,

Nancy Rosenfeld, PhD.
English Studies Unit, Max Stern Academic College of Emek Yizre'el.
Dept. of English Language and Literature, University of Haifa.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Angelica Duran" <duran0 at exchange.purdue.edu>
To: "John Milton Discussion List" <milton-l at lists.richmond.edu>
Sent: Thursday, November 15, 2007 6:58 PM
Subject: [Milton-L] Recommendations for a course on censorship

> Dear scholars,
> I am very excited about an opportunity to teach a course on censorship for 
> a
> university honors program  in Autumn 2008 (looking quite ahead).  I have
> some definite ideas about texts and topics I'd like to cover --
> _Areopagitica_ and Milton's placement on the Spanish Inquisition's Index
> Librorums will not doubt be a part of the course; and I will include
> _Fahrenheit 451_ because my students will participate in a town-and-gown
> with an area high school that will also read that text. But I do want to
> have a little more input about primary and secondary works from the 
> ancient
> to contemporary times from disciplines ranging from the arts, sciences,
> engineering, history, politics, etc. before I submit my final proposal. If
> you have any suggestions, know of colleagues who focus on the subject and
> could give sage advice, etc., please do tell.
> Thank you for your consideration. All speed apprecaited.
> Adios,
> Angelica Duran
> Associate Professor
> English and Comparative Literature
> Purdue University
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