[PW] Green Eggs and Ham Banned in China?

Katheryn Carrier kcarrier at tadl.org
Tue Aug 23 06:47:58 PDT 2016


Kevin,

Have you tried contacting Random House the publisher of GEAH?

Regards,

Katheryn

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On Mon, Aug 22, 2016 at 12:53 PM, Kevin O'Kelly <rkokelly at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hey Wombats:
>
> Green Eggs and Ham was reportedly banned by Mao's government
> <https://www.nypl.org/blog/2013/09/24/banned-books-week-green-eggs-and-ham
> >
> because  of its "portrayal of early Marxism."  The source provides no
> further details.
>
> I've "done the Google," searched databases, checked reference books,
> nothin.' I cannot find out a) if this is true or b) what in the book struck
> Chinese censors as "a portrayal of early Marxism."
>
> Thanks in advance for any leads...
>
> Kevin
>
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