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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


The Autumn of the Patriarchs

Barry Langford

in Post-Classical Hollywood: Film Industry, Style and Ideology since 1945

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748638574
eISBN:
9780748671076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638574.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The Hollywood film industry at the end of World War II was very lightly regulated. Yet a variety of forms of regulation played a vital role in sustaining the intricate and profitable mechanisms of ... More


The Masters: The Director-Centered Mode of Production and the Tradition of Quality

Maria Belodubrovskaya

in Not According to Plan: Filmmaking under Stalin

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501709944
eISBN:
9781501713804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501709944.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Chapter Three discusses the implications of the director-centered mode of film production and suggests why entrusting self-governance and self-censorship to a select group of director-masters was ... More


Censorship: Industry Self-Censorship and Extreme Uncertainty

Maria Belodubrovskaya

in Not According to Plan: Filmmaking under Stalin

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501709944
eISBN:
9781501713804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501709944.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Soviet censors were also poorly equipped to guide filmmakers. Censorship was primarily carried out by the industry itself, which created conflicts of interest and contributed to risk aversion. When ... 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


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


Industry Access

Jessica M. Fishman

in Death Makes the News: How the Media Censor and Display the Dead

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780814770757
eISBN:
9780814724361
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814770757.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

Can bad timing or insufficient access explain why photojournalism rarely bears witness to death? It becomes clear that logistical challenges are not the problem. In fact, major resources are ... 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


Murder Central

Joel Simon

in The New Censorship: Inside the Global Battle for Media Freedom

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231160643
eISBN:
9780231538336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231160643.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter considers two countries where journalists have been targeted with murder and violence—Russia and the Philippines. A combination of international and domestic pressure has forced their ... More


Permissible Criticism

Charles R. Kim

in Youth for Nation: Culture and Protest in Cold War South Korea

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780824855949
eISBN:
9780824875602
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824855949.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter explores the space for permissible criticism under the authoritarian rule of Syngman Rhee and the Liberal Party. While constraints on public expression certainly did exist, they were by ... More


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