HON293C: Literary Scandals and Controversies

An archived version of a 2007 NCSU course blog

Lady Chatterley’s Lover

When Lady Chatterley’s Lover was first published, was there an outcry in Britain in response to its obscenity like in 1960? Were there laws to require the “expurgated” edition to be published instead of the unedited one, and, if so, what were they?

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