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Censored: Wielding the Red Pen

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Censored: Wielding the Red Pen


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Melinda Baumann

Items in the Censored: Wielding the Red Pen Collection

Bookcase with 69 censored titles from "785 Dirty Words"

Lee, Harper. To Kill a Mockingbird. Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1960.

Publisher's advance copy in wrappers

Lee, Harper. Letter. The Richmond News Leader. 14 January 1966: p. 14.

From the Clifton Waller Barrett Library of American Literature.

Hansberry, Lorraine. A Raisin in the Sun. New York: Random House, 1959.

Griffin, John Howard. Black Like Me. [New York]: New American Library, [1963, c1961].

Purchased with the Robert and Virginia Tunstall Trust Fund.