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An embarrassment of tyrannies : twenty-five years of Index on censorship

Author: W L Webb; Rose Bell
Publisher: New York : George Braziller, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Collected here are sixty-two powerful and often terrifying pieces selected from Index on Censorship's twenty-five years' worth of issues documenting and contemning tyranny. The writings, many by such renowned authors as Nadine Gordimer, Arthur Miller, and Julio Cortazar, cover the issues with careful even-handedness.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Embarrassment of tyrannies.
New York : George Braziller, 1998
(OCoLC)988747198
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: W L Webb; Rose Bell
ISBN: 0807614416 9780807614419 0807614467 9780807614464
OCLC Number: 39217447
Notes: "Originally published in Great Britain in 1997 by Victor Gollancz"--Title page verso.
Description: 347 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Preface / Ursula Owen --
An embarrassment of tyrannies / W.L. Webb --
Letter to Europeans / George Mangakis --
With concern for those not free / Stephen Spender --
And you, candle / Natalya Gorbanevskaya --
Poems / Heberto Padilla --
'God keep me from going mad' / Alexander Solzhenitsyn --
Interview with Joseph Brodsky / Michael Scammell --
A writer's freedom / Nadine Gordimer --
A cup of coffee with my interrogator / Ludvik Vaculik --
Cemetery of words / Eduardo Galeano --
The sin of power / Arthur Miller --
Distractions / Juan Gelman --
Apocalypse at Solentiname / Julio Cortazar --
Pale browns and yellows / Jorge Musto --
Manuscripts banned and destroyed / Pramoedya Ananta Toer --
Variation on an eternal theme / Ivan Klima.
Other Titles: Index on censorship.
Responsibility: edited by W.L. Webb and Rose Bell.

Abstract:

Collected here are sixty-two powerful and often terrifying pieces selected from Index on Censorship's twenty-five years' worth of issues documenting and contemning tyranny. The writings, many by such renowned authors as Nadine Gordimer, Arthur Miller, and Julio Cortazar, cover the issues with careful even-handedness.

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