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F.B. Eyes: How J. Edgar Hoover's Ghostreaders Framed African American Literature

William J. Maxwell

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691130200
eISBN:
9781400852062
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691130200.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Few institutions seem more opposed than African American literature and J. Edgar Hoover's Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). But behind the scenes, the FBI's hostility to black protest was ... More


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


Conclusion: Literary Life in Transition

Ellen Wiles

in Saffron Shadows and Salvaged Scripts: Literary Life in Myanmar Under Censorship and in Transition

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231173285
eISBN:
9780231539296
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231173285.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter draws together the themes and ideas from the book; situates the writers and their literary work transition by providing a contextual overview of the political, social, legal, artistic ... 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


Romancing Rhetoricity and Historicity: The Representational Politics and Poetics of Little Reunion

Kam Louie (ed.)

in Eileen Chang: Romancing Languages, Cultures and Genres

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9789888083794
eISBN:
9789882209060
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083794.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Focusing on Little Reunion, a key text for interpreting the series of self-fashioning performances Eileen Chang directed at Chinese reading publics as her imagined spectators, confessors, and ... More


The Battle of the Narrative: Symbols, Pronouncements, Teachers

Hillel Cohen

in Good Arabs: The Israeli Security Agencies and the Israeli Arabs, 1948-1967

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520257672
eISBN:
9780520944886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520257672.003.0006
Subject:
History, Middle East History

One of the tasks collaborators were assigned was to pass on information about people who spoke out against the state of Israel, its leaders, or its institutions. Critical statements were recorded in ... 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


Taboo language and its restriction

John E. Joseph

in Language and Politics

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748624522
eISBN:
9780748671458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624522.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This discusses taboo language and its restriction. It covers swearing; the language police state; the politics of (self-)censorship; hate speech; and the right to hear no evil.


Local Heroine: The Hagiography of Cultural Trauma

Holly Gayley

in Love Letters from Golok: A Tantric Couple in Modern Tibet

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231180528
eISBN:
9780231542753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231180528.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Chapter 2 examines the hagiographic portrait of Tāre Lhamo as a local heroine during the years leading up to and including the Cultural Revolution. The representation of this period in her ... More


First Do No Harm: The James MacTaggart Lecture 2004

John Humphrys

in Television Policy: The MacTaggart Lectures

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748617173
eISBN:
9780748671113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748617173.003.0028
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

In this lecture, the author, a distinguished television journalist who presented BBC Radio 4's Today programme from 1987, examines two connected themes. First, bad television has become damaging, ... More


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