TITLE

Libraries Order Ellis Novel Despite Furor

AUTHOR(S)
Rawlinson, Nora
PUB. DATE
January 1991
SOURCE
Library Journal;1/1/1991, Vol. 116 Issue 1, p17
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article focuses on the national boycott organized by National Organization for Women (NOW) Los Angeles chapter President Tammy Bruce against the book "American Psycho" which was written by Bret Easton Ellis. The boycott is due to scenes of violence, particularly the mutilation of women in the galley. In an interview with the Library Journal, Bruce said the book offers an unprecedented opportunity to publicize the concerns of NOW about violence against women and how it is perpetuated by culture. Bruce emphasized that the boycott is not a call for censorship.
ACCESSION #
9102041814

 

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