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Roald Dahl collection to be published in original form later this year

Publisher Penguin Random House announced Friday it will publish "classic" versions of Roald Dahl's children's novels after it received criticism for cuts and rewrites that were intended to make the books suitable for modern readers. Continue reading at 'CBC'

[ CBC | 2023-02-24 14:35:12 UTC ]
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Penguin to publish 'classic' Roald Dahl books after backlash

Publisher Penguin Random House says it will publish “classic” unexpurgated versions of Roald Dahl’s children’s novels, after criticism of cuts and rewrites intended to make the books suitable for modern readers Continue reading at 'ABC News'

[ ABC News | 2023-02-24 14:04:19 UTC ]
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Penguin to publish 'classic' Roald Dahl books after backlash

Publisher Penguin Random House says it will publish “classic” unexpurgated versions of Roald Dahl’s children’s novels, after criticism of cuts and rewrites intended to make the books suitable for modern readers Continue reading at 'ABC News'

[ ABC News | 2023-02-24 14:03:22 UTC ]
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Ancient Drama for Modern Readers: Top 5 Greek Plays to Read in Translation

Bestseller lists of recent years have shown that our interest in the tales of the ancient Greeks is still going strong after three millennia, and even experiencing a renaissance. This is a testament, I think, to the timelessness of their content: the deeply human passions and agonies that they... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-02-24 09:52:27 UTC ]
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Roald Dahl rewrites: edited language in books criticised as ‘absurd censorship’

Author Salman Rushdie among those angry after some passages relating to weight, gender, mental health and race were rewrittenCritics are accusing the British publisher of Roald Dahl’s classic children’s books of censorship after it removed colourful language from works such as Charlie and the... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2023-02-20 04:05:42 UTC ]
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Critics reject changes to Roald Dahl books as censorship

Critics are accusing the British publisher of Roald Dahl’s classic children’s books of censorship after it removed colorful language from works such as “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” and “Matilda” to make them more acceptable to modern readers Continue reading at 'ABC News'

[ ABC News | 2023-02-20 00:47:34 UTC ]
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British publisher removes language deemed offensive from Roald Dahl children's books

Critics are accusing the British publisher of Roald Dahl's classic children's books of censorship after it removed some language from works such as Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and Matilda to make them more acceptable to modern readers. ... Continue reading at 'CBC'

[ CBC | 2023-02-19 19:08:29 UTC ]
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W&N Essentials series to showcase 'literary jewels'

Weidenfeld & Nicolson is launching W&N Essentials—a new list of "classic books for modern readers" made up of "cult favourites, trailblazers and cherished friends". Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-02 14:52:38 UTC ]
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