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Dr. Bowdler's legacy : a history of expurgated books in England and America

Author: Noel Perrin; Marjory Wunsch
Publisher: Boston : David R. Godine, 1992.
Series: Nonpareil book, 68.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. ed., en. ill. edView all editions and formats
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Named Person: Thomas Bowdler; Thomas Bowdler
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Noel Perrin; Marjory Wunsch
ISBN: 0879238615 9780879238612
OCLC Number: 26002694
Notes: "Originally published in 1969 by Atheneum, New York"--Title page verso.
Description: xviii, 323 pages, [11] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Contents: The causes of Bowdlerism --
Bowdlerism before Bowdler --
Dr. Bowdler and his sister --
Shakespeare in shreds --
The assault of The Bible --
Destiny and Mr. Plumptre --
The American scene --
The great Victorian age : I, poetry --
The great Victorian age : 2, prose --
The fall of Bowdlerism, and after --
The current scene.
Series Title: Nonpareil book, 68.
Responsibility: Noel Perrin ; illustrated by Marjory Wunsch.

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