Saturday, May 2, 2009

Banned Books in America: Brave New World shook people up!

There have been many controversial books in American history, and Brave New World is among the most controversial. From Dir Journal Info Blog archives....

"Published in 1932, Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World is his most popular novel; although, it may not have been his most important.

It was frequently challenged with several banning attempts, and is still considered controversial. The reader is swept into Huxley’s vision of a future based on science and technology.

The novel depicts drugs, sexuality and suicide, and reveals Huxley’s disdain for the culture of the United States.

An attempt to get the book banned was made by a group of parents as they felt it centered on negativity. (more…)"

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