French Banned Books List of 1961

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Date: 1961

Region: Europe

Subject: Political/Economic/Social Opinion Explicit Sexuality

Medium: Literature


Artist: Various

Confronting Bodies: French Government

Dates of Action: 1961

Location: France

Description of Artwork: Thousands of books and other published works.

The Incident: Livres Condamne - Livres Interdits was the official list of banned works of literature published by the French government in 1961. The publication of this list followed the laws of 1949 written to protect minors.

Results of Incident: Unknown.

Source: Ernest T.