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ESL 52: Reading III - Banned Books (Fahrenheit 451) (AL): Encyclopedia Articles

Why Books Were Banned

            

Open EBSCO eBook Collection.

Type in the name of the reference book
  Literature Suppressed on Political Grounds
  Literature Suppressed on Social Grounds
  Literature Suppressed on Sexual Grounds
  Literature Suppressed on Religious Grounds

Plot Summaries and Author Biographies

Censorship

Censorship: A World Encyclopedia Ref Z657 .C393x 2001
Encyclopedia of Censorship Ref Z657 .G73 2005
Censorship Ref Z658 .U5 C38 1997

Historical Context

In the Library's Reference collection:

World Literature and Its Times: Classical Literature                      Ref PA3003 .M67x 2006
World Literature and Its Times: Middle Eastern Literature           Ref PJ307 .M67 2004
World Literature and Its Times: African Literature                           Ref PL8010 .M65 2000
World Literature and Its Times: Latin American Literature            Ref PQ7081 .M625 1999
World Literature and Its Times: British/Irish, Beginnings-1830s    Ref PR25 .M67 2001
World Literature and Its Times: British/Irish, 1837-Present           Ref PR471 .M65 2001

Why Use an Encyclopedia?


An encyclopedia is a type of reference book.   Use a reference book to:

  • Define important vocabulary words related to your topic,
  • Find a basic overview and main issues related to your topic,
  • Discover important background information related to your topic.