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394 pages
University of Exeter Press
Paperback (September 2020)
ISBN-13 9781905816408
ISBN-10 1905816405
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Hardback (February 2003)
ISBN-13 9780859896382
ISBN-10 0859896382
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Modern History
Theater, Film and Dance
The Censorship of British Drama 1900-1968
Volume 1: 1900-1932
by Steve Nicholson
This is the first volume in a new paperback edition of Steve Nicholson's well-reviewed four-volume analysis of British theatre censorship from 1900-1968, based on previously undocumented material in the show more
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Steve Nicholson is Emeritus Professor at the University of Sheffield. He is a series editor for Exeter Performance Studies and the author of British Theatre and the Red Peril: The Portrayal of Communism, show more
   table of contents

Introduction: Because Lions Ain't Rabbits
Section One: 1900-1918
1.From Ibsenity to Obscenity: Principles and Practice 1900-1909
2.People Who Eat Peas With Their Knife: The Government Enquiry of 1909

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"Nicholson is very readable. He tells a good story, both chronologically and in the many accounts of particular wrangles, campaigns, negotiations, subtleties, paradoxes and outrages... He uses correspondence show more
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