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Author Thomas, David, 1942-
Title Theatre censorship : from Walpole to Wilson / David Thomas, David Carlton, Anne Etienne.
Imprint Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2007.

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Author Thomas, David, 1942-
Subject Theater -- Censorship -- Great Britain -- History.
English drama -- History and criticism.
Alt Name Carlton, David, 1938-
Etienne, Anne.
Ohio Library and Information Network.
Description 1 online resource (xvi, 280 pages)
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Access Available to OhioLINK libraries.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references ([261]-265) and index.
Summary Using previously unpublished material from the National Archives, this book provides an account of the introduction and abolition of theatre censorship in England, from Sir Robert Walpole's Licensing Act of 1737 to the successful campaign to abolish theatre censorship in 1968.
Contents Timeline of Statutory Theatre Censorship; Introduction; 1. Theatre Censorship under the Royal Prerogative; 2. Statutory Theatre Censorship, 1737-1892; 3. The 1909 Challenge to Statutory Theatre Censorship; 4. The Inter-War Years; 5. The 1949 Bid to end Statutory Theatre Censorship; 6. Further Attempts to end Statutory Theatre Censorship; 7. The 1960s and the 1968 Theatres Act; 8. The Aftermath: British Theatre following the Abolition of Statutory Censorship; Conclusion; Select Bibliography; Index.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780191531965 (electronic bk.)
0191531960 (electronic bk.)
9780199260287 (hbk.)
0199260281 (hbk.)
OCLC # 193719826
Additional Format Print version: Thomas, David, 1942- Theatre censorship. Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2007 9780199260287 0199260281 (OCoLC)154707946

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