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Canada - Literary Controversy

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Canada - Literary Controversy

Canada - Literary Controversy

Canada - Literary Controversy

Only Available in Archive Formats.

David Sommerstein reports on a controversy brewing in Canada's literary community. A high school student was suspended from his school and held in juvenile dentention after he wrote a fictional story with a violent ending. Some high profile Canadian authors have come to the student's defense, others support the school.

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