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

Title
An embarrassment of tyrannies : twenty-five years of Index on censorship / edited by W.L. Webb and Rose Bell.
Publication
New York : George Braziller, 1998.

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Description
347 pages; 25 cm
Uniform Title
Index on censorship.
Subject
Note
  • "Originally published in Great Britain in 1997 by Victor Gollancz"--T.p. verso.
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 -- Open letter to President Husak / Tom Stoppard -- A convenient illusion / Michael Tippett -- Why should music be censorable? / Yehudi Menuhin -- Madness / Anka Kowalska -- Last chance? / Salman Rushdie --
  • In memoriam / Father Jerzy Popieluszko -- 'When they beat us, we suffer' / Dario Fo -- A simple solution / Ivan Kraus -- Two poems / Irina Ratushinskaya -- File 2819 / Nunca Mas -- My temptation / Vaclav Havel -- Trademark territory / Ariel Dorfman -- So where do we go for freedom? / John Mortimer -- Jihad for freedom / Wole Soyinka -- The train of wonders / Dror Green -- Here is the patriotically censored news / Phillip Knightley -- LOW warspeak / Matthew D'Ancona -- Suffer the little children / Adewale Maja-Pearce -- The Lubianka's hidden treasure: an interview with Vitaly Shentalinsky / Irena Maryniak -- From wimps to warriors / Anthony Sampson -- Should Index be above the battle? / Stuart Hampshire -- China is a world problem / Fang Lizhi -- Not a special case / Rade Radovanovic -- Gentle reader / Judy Blume -- Goodnight, Croatian writers / Dubravka Ugresic -- A new map of censorship / Ronald Dworkin -- Sweet home of liberty / Noam Chomsky --
  • Standing in the queue / Nadine Gordimer -- The Bosnian bull / Irfan Horozovic -- The last despot and the end of Nigerian history? / Wole Soyinka -- Daring to speak one's name / Alberto Manguel -- The dark cloud over Turkey / Yasar Kemal -- A bright, shining hell / Mumia Abu-Jamal -- Rewriting history / Felipe Fernandez-Armesto -- Beyond 2001 / Arthur C. Clarke -- No end in sight / Philip French -- Market takes all / Ken Loach -- After Chernobyl: confusion and deceit / Anthony Tucker -- A liquidator's story / Mikhail Byckau -- Bosnian diary: Who goes home? / W. L. Webb -- No room for books / Salman Rushdie -- Urbicides, massacres, common graves / Juan Goytisolo -- Astrakhan on the Kremlin towers / Victor Pelevin -- The truth, the whole truth and nothing but... / Pieter-Dirk Uys -- Articles of faith / Michael Ignatieff -- Cost of a miracle / John Gittings -- Whatever happened to Soviet childhood? / Irena Maryniak.
ISBN
  • 0807614416 (hc.)
  • 0807614467 (pbk.)
LCCN
98024011
OCLC
ocm39217447
Owning Institutions
Columbia University Libraries