Peyton Place

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Artist: Grace Metalious

Year: 1950’s

Date of Action:

Region: North America


Subject: Explicit Sexuality

Medium: Literature

Confronting Bodies:

Description of Artwork: However, six months later, on 6 December 1957, the original Dell edition of Peyton Place was placed on the banned list, remaining there until 11 February 1971. It was the book’s sexual passages, rather than its handling of taboo subjects, that concerned the censors.

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Source: http://blog.naa.gov.au/banned/2013/08/05/peyton-place/


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