Constable Correspondence, 1935-1946.


Farrell, James T. (James Thomas), 1904-1979. Constable Correspondence, 1935-1946.

Constable Correspondence, 1935-1946.

The correspondence of this prominent twentieth century American realist focuses on censorship of his work, that is self-censorship to avoid prosecution under British law and the American suppression of "A World I Never Made." Also included is documentation of the decision by the American Library Association to remove "Studs Lonigan" from its book list.

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