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The Aftermath: British Theatre following the Abolition of Statutory Censorship

David Thomas, David Carlton, and Anne Etienne

in Theatre Censorship: From Walpole to Wilson

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199260287
eISBN:
9780191717390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199260287.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Drama

This chapter investigates whether any new forms of censorship have faced the theatre since the passing of the 1968 Theatres Act. After an account of attempts to bring prosecutions against plays or ... More


Freud: The Return of the Political

Nicholas Harrison

in Circles of Censorship: Censorship and its Metaphors in French History, Literature, and Theory

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159094
eISBN:
9780191673481
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159094.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

It is important to note that the discourses of moral censorship included an implicit notion that censorship may become unnecessary if it is carried out efficiently and in good faith. Censorship is ... More


The Censorship Effect: Baudelaire, Flaubert, and the Formation of French Modernism

William Olmsted

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780190238636
eISBN:
9780190238650
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190238636.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

The book argues that the stylistic features that prompted the criminal indictment of Madame Bovary and Les Fleurs du Mal were the products of an intense struggle and negotiation with a culture of ... More


‘A Man for a’ That’: Robert Burns (1759–1796)

Kenneth R. Johnston

in Unusual Suspects: Pitt's Reign of Alarm and the Lost Generation of the 1790s

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199657803
eISBN:
9780191771576
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199657803.003.0017
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Robert Burns’s general reputation does not seem to be that of a political suspect, but his legacy has been bitterly contested in political terms ever since his early death in 1796. In this respect, ... More


When Celluloid Lawyers Started to Speak: Exploring Juriscinema’s First Golden Age

Francis M Nevins

in Law and Popular Culture

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199272235
eISBN:
9780191699603
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199272235.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter talks about motion pictures made during the first golden age of juriscinema, which is during the period from the 1920s to mid-1934. Most of these films are no longer available and only a ... More


American Civil War: STEFAN COLLINI (2010), That’s Offensive! Criticism, Identity, Respect

Martha C. Nussbaum

in Philosophical Interventions: Reviews 1986-2011

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199777853
eISBN:
9780190267612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199777853.003.0037
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter reviews the book That's offensive! Criticism, Identity, Respect (2010), by Stefan Collini. It comments on Collini's defense of rigorous criticism and his failure to appreciate the virtue ... More


The Winter of Discontent: Elections, Protests, and the Internet in Russia, 2011–12

Sarah Oates

in Revolution Stalled: The Political Limits of the Internet in the Post-Soviet Sphere

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199735952
eISBN:
9780199332465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199735952.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Russian Politics, Democratization

By the end of 2011, it became clear the internet had changed the political landscape in Russia as the largest street protests since 1993 were triggered by reports of election falsification. This ... More


Anonymity and Self-regulation

Rachel Potter

in Obscene Modernism: Literary Censorship and Experiment 1900-1940

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199680986
eISBN:
9780191766008
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199680986.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter analyses the intellectual responses to the structure of the censorship networks described in Chapter One. It considers a wide range of essays and books by prominent writers, lawyers, and ... More


“These bonds of freedom hurt”: The Logos and Silence of Censorship and Self-Censorship

Gonda Van Steen

in Stage of Emergency: Theater and Public Performance under the Greek Military Dictatorship of 1967–1974

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780198718321
eISBN:
9780191787621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718321.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Chapter 2 discusses the history, policies, and practices of the Greek military regime’s censorship (via the book index and preventive and hortatory censorship), but also addresses the reactions of ... More


Flaubert’s Foresight

William Olmsted

in The Censorship Effect: Baudelaire, Flaubert, and the Formation of French Modernism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780190238636
eISBN:
9780190238650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190238636.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

The chapter examines how Flaubert’s stylistic decisions anticipated censorship and shows the progress of his revisions from scenarios to printed texts. Flaubert challenged the limits of literary ... More


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