Censorship and literature

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Dr. Nazish Khan


In this digital age, where we are in a free and democratic society, we have a long history of literary censorship. In an age of unparalleled freedom and free exchange of ideas, free speech faces a grave threat from intolerant religious and cultural groups Censorship in the 20th and 21st century is not as it was practiced in middle-ages imposed by the state machinery, but it is more of a systematic silencing. The present paper discusses the need for artistic freedom, how the artist/ writer must be free to create his own creative world without being bothered by the social norms and standards.


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Dr. Nazish Khan. “Censorship and Literature”. The Creative Launcher, vol. 3, no. 3, Aug. 2018, pp. 44-47, https://www.thecreativelauncher.com/index.php/tcl/article/view/783.


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