Lost Words 1996
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Lost Words 1996  

Softcover
London, 1996
Writers & Scholars Int.
195 p.

Co-Editor Craig Stephenson
Introduction by Alberto Manguel & Craig Stephenson
Rosario Castellanos, Haroldo Conti and Nedim Gürsel translated by Alberto Manguel

 
   
 

This collection of international stories, edited with Craig Stephenson and illustrated by Jeff Fisher for Index on Censorship, examines the long history of censorship as a parallel history of literature, censors bearing witness to the power of words even more forcefully than the writers and readers they consider dangerous.

 
 
EDITORIAL URSULA OWEN Word Power
COVER STORY   Lost Words
INTRODUCTION ALBERTO MANGUEL & CRAIG STEPHENSON Dangerous Subjects
ITALY ITALO CALVINO The General in the Library
CUBA REINALDO ARENAS Traitor
INDONESIA PRAMOEDYA ANANTA TOER Encounter With the Devils
BURMA MA THIDA The Secret of Successful Transfusion
VIETNAM DUONG THU HUONG The Labyrinth
ARGENTINA HAROLDO CONTI The Art of Hunting With Dogs
UK GRAHAM GREENE The Last Word
EGYPT EDWARD AI-KHARRAT The Accusation
NIGERIA KEN SARO-WIWA The New Beggars
CANADA JANE RULE Puzzle
CHINA BAI HUA Su Qin Carrying His Sword
MOROCCO MOHAMED CHOUKRI The Poets
IRAN M.T. SHARIF The Letter Writer
MEXICO ROSARIO CASTELLANOS Death of the Tiger
TURKEY NEDIM GÜRSEL The Graveyard of Unwritten Books
USA URSULA K. LE GUIN Diary of the Rose
CONTRIBUTORS    
INDEX INDEX   Flashpoint Iran
  NILOU MOBASSER Identity Parade
  ADEWALE MAJA-PEARCE Whatever Happened to Ken?
  SANAR YURDATAPAN Before the Law
 
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