Giving Offense

Giving Offense

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A coherent, unorthodox analysis of censorship from the perspective of one who has lived and worked under its shadow. The essays attempt to understand the passion that plays itself out in acts of silencing and censoring and argue that a destructive dynamicof belligerence and escalation tends to overtake the rivals in any field ruled by censorship.The essays attempt to understand the passion that plays itself out in acts of silencing and censoring and argue that a destructive dynamicof belligerence and escalation tends to overtake the rivals in any field ruled by censorship.


Title:Giving Offense
Author:J. M. Coetzee
Publisher:University of Chicago Press - 1997-11-08
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