Girls Lean Back Everywhere: The Law of Obscenity and the Assault on Genius
From Ulysses and Lolita to Lenny Bruce and 2 Live Crew, defense attorney de Grazia weaves provocative and sometimes appalling case histories into an incisive look at obscenity: what it is, who defines it, and whether it is possible to ban even its most troubling instances without unraveling the fabric of democracy.
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Full of fascinating information about obscenity laws, pointing out how they're inconsistently (and sometimes illegally) applied, and how authors and publishers fought back and sometimes lost. Well worth the time to read.
Review: Girls Lean Back Everywhere: The Law of Obscenity and the Assault on GeniusUser Review - Corinne - Goodreads
While this is an excellent book on the history of free speech and literary censorship, I was very troubled by the fact that nowhere in this lengthy publication were there any citations to or ... Read full review
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