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Seduction of the Innocent

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This edition was published in by Kennikat Press in Port Washington.

Written in English

400 pages

This is the most shocking book of recent years. And it should be the most influential.

Seduction of the Innocent is the complete, detailed report of the findings of famed psychiatrist, Frederic Wertham, on the pernicious influence of comic books on the youth of today. No parent can afford to ignore it.

You think your child is immune? Don't forget — 90,000,000 comic books are read each month.

On the basis of wide experience and many years' research, Dr. Wertham flatly states that comic books:

  • Are an invitation to illiteracy
  • Create an atmosphere of cruelty and deceit
  • Stimulate unwholesome fantasies
  • Suggest criminal or sexually abnormal ideas
  • Create a readiness for temptation
  • Suggest forms a delinquent impulse may take and supply details of technique

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September 1996, Main Road Books
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Seduction of the Innocent
1972, Kennikat Press
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Seduction of the Innocent

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This is the most shocking book of recent years. And it should be the most influential.

Seduction of the Innocent is the complete, detailed report of the findings of famed psychiatrist, Frederic Wertham, on the pernicious influence of comic books on the youth of today. No parent can afford to ignore it.

You think your child is immune? Don't forget — 90,000,000 comic books are read each month.

On the basis of wide experience and many years' research, Dr. Wertham flatly states that comic books:

  • Are an invitation to illiteracy
  • Create an atmosphere of cruelty and deceit
  • Stimulate unwholesome fantasies
  • Suggest criminal or sexually abnormal ideas
  • Create a readiness for temptation
  • Suggest forms a delinquent impulse may take and supply details of technique

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Seduction of the Innocent

This edition was published in by Kennikat Press in Port Washington.


Edition Notes

Copyright Date
1954

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
155.9/2
Library of Congress
HQ784.C6 W4 1972, HQ784.C6 W4 1954

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL5221650M
Internet Archive
seductionofinnoc0000wert
ISBN 10
0804615543
ISBN 13
9780804615549
LC Control Number
75153244, 54005890
OCLC/WorldCat
213743, 213743, 472844859
Library Thing
796003
Goodreads
1178069

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