Published on September 3rd, 2012 | by Ryan1
Weekly Readers Episode 8: Tampering With the Classics
This episode we discuss publishers updating” public domain works of classic literature and reselling them to appeal to certain demographics.
We talk about NewSouth, the southern publishing house who recently released a version of The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn with all instances of the n-word” removed.
Next we discuss Clandestine Classics,” a series where erotic fiction writers add explosive sex” to classics like Jane Eyre.
Finally, we touch upon Quirk Books, who publish titles such as Pride and Prejudice and Zombies.”
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