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Title:   Erotica Romana
Author:   Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Publisher:   LibriVox Audio Books
Language:   English
Date:   1795
Subjects:   Poetry, Erotica, Literature
Collections:   Erotica Romana
Book Id:   WPLBN0002950413
Format Type:   Mp3 (Audio Book)
 
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...ate classical Roman elegy writers such as Tibullus, Propertius, and Catullus, von Goethe creates a lyrical work of art that has often been subject to censorship. (Summary by Adam E. Maroney)...
 
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Title:   The Shewing-Up of Blanco Posnet
Author:   George Bernard Shaw
Publisher:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics
Language:   English
Date:  
Subjects:   Fiction, Literature and history, Literature & philosophy
Collections:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics Series Collection
Book Id:   WPLBN0000674915
Format Type:   PDF (eBook)
Average Rating:   (155)
 
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...Excerpt: This little play is really a religious tract in dramatic form. If our silly censorship would permit its performance, it might possibly help to set right-side-up the perverted conscience and re-invigorate the starved self-respect of our considerable class of loose-lived playgoers whose point of honor ...
 
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...ty. 3 Shaw THE SHEWING- UP OF BLANCO POSNET BERNARD SHAW 1909 PREFACE The Censorship This little play is really a religious tract in dramatic form. I... ...his little play is really a religious tract in dramatic form. If our silly censorship would permit its perfor- mance, it might possibly help to set ri... ...MMITTEE OF THE HOUSE OF LORDS AND THE HOUSE OF COMMONS ON THE STAGE PLAYS (CENSORSHIP) TOGETHER WITH THE PROCEEDINGS OF THE COMMITTEE, MINUTES OF EVID... ...mmittee is a capi- tal illustration of this tendency. The case against the censorship was overwhelming; and the defence was more damaging to it than n... ...e- fore the Committee was unanimous as to the neces- sity of reforming the censorship; only, unfortunately, the majority attached to this unanimity th... ... syndicates of backers in the City, to whom, as I shall shew later on, the censorship affords a cheap insurance of enormous value. Fourth, there was t... ...ict them, always strong in English human nature. Why the Managers Love the Censorship The only one of these influences which seems to be generally mis... ...same way by the censor- ship. When a prominent author protests against the censorship, his opinion is supposed to be balanced by that of some prominen... ...sed to be balanced by that of some prominent manager who declares that the censorship is the mainstay of the theatre, and his relations with the Lord ...
 
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Title:   Areopagitica
Author:   John Milton
Publisher:   LibriVox Audio Books
Language:   English
Date:   1644
Subjects:   Non-fiction, Politics, Essay/Short nonfiction
Collections:   Areopagitica
Book Id:   WPLBN0002950166
Format Type:   Mp3 (Audio Book)
 
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...ght of the English Civil War... Milton, though a supporter of the Parliament, argued forcefully against the Licensing Order of 1643, noting that such censorship had never been a part of classical Greek and Roman society. The tract is full of biblical and classical references which Milton uses to strengthen his argument. The issue was personal for Milton as he had suffered ...
 
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Title:   Woe from Wit [Горе от ума]
Author:   Alexander Sergeyevich Griboedov ; Алекса́ндр Серге́евич Грибое́дов
Publisher:   LibriVox Audio Books
Language:   Russian
Date:   1861
Subjects:   Dramatic Works, Satire
Collections:   Woe from Wit [Горе от ума]
Book Id:   WPLBN0002951050
Format Type:   Mp3 (Audio Book)
 
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..., as a high official in the play styled it, a pasquinade on Moscow. The play, written in 1823 in the countryside and in Tiflis, was not passed by the censorship for the stage, and only portions of it were allowed to appear in an almanac for 1825. But it was read out by the author to all Moscow and to all Petersburg and circulated in innumerable copies, so it was as good as...
 
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Title:   Fanny Hill: Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure
Author:   John Cleland
Publisher:   LibriVox Audio Books
Language:   English
Date:   1749
Subjects:   Fiction, Romance, Erotica
Collections:   Fanny Hill: Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure
Book Id:   WPLBN0002950270
Format Type:   Mp3 (Audio Book)
 
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... Over the centuries, the novel has been repeatedly banned by authorities, assuring its preeminent role in the history of the ongoing struggle against censorship of free expression. Until Fanny Hill , previous heroines had conducted their amorous liaisons “off-stage.” Any erotic misadventures were described euphemistically. As women who had gone astray, they always repented...
 
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Title:   Mrs. Warrens Profession
Author:   George Bernard Shaw
Publisher:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics
Language:   English
Date:  
Subjects:   Fiction, Literature and history, Literature & philosophy
Collections:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics Series Collection
Book Id:   WPLBN0000674932
Format Type:   PDF (eBook)
Average Rating:   (75)
 
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... Mrs Warren’s Profession is the one play of mine which I could submit to a censorship with- out doubt of the result; only, it must not be the censorsh... ... office as a pickpocket is in Bow Street. Further, it is not true that the Censorship, though it certainly suppresses Ibsen and T olstoy, and would su... ...ascination of sex, they comply with all the formulable requirements of the Censorship, whereas plays in which these humors and fascinations are discar... ... the repulsiveness of the worst of the certi- fied plays would protect the Censorship against effective ex- posure and criticism. Not long ago an Amer... ...ong ago an American Review of high standing asked me for an article on the Censorship of the English stage. I replied that such an article would in- v... ...d, and nothing left but the argument from political principles against the Censorship. In doing this he fired my broadside after withdrawing the canno... ...ill abuse his freedom viciously. As far as its principle is concerned, the Censorship is the most popular institution in England; and the playwright w... ...sten to add that I believe these evils to be inherent in the nature of all censorship, and not merely a consequence of the form the institution takes ... ...moralist or not. Let nobody dream for a moment that what is wrong with the Censorship is the short- coming of the gentleman who happens at any moment ...
 
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Title:   Paradoxist Distiches
Author:   Florentin Smarandache
Publisher:   World Public Library
Language:   English
Date:   2013
Subjects:   Fiction, Drama and Literature, Paradoxism
Collections:   Poetry
Book Id:   WPLBN0002828520
Format Type:   PDF (eBook)
 
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...34 GOSSIPER __________ 34 ABYSS _____________ 34 MYOPIA ___________ 34 COMATOSE ________ 34 QUOTIDIAN (I) _____ 34 QUOTIDIAN (II) ____ 34 SELF-CENSORSHIP __ 34 WHERE ____________ 35 BIG LIE ____________ 35 APPEARANCES _____ 35 EXCESS ____________ 35 DESPAIR ___________ 35 ANALYTIC _________ 35 BACOVIAN _________ 35 UNINVITED GUEST _ 35 NAUGHTY _________ 36 ...
 
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Title:   How He Lied to Her Husband
Author:   George Bernard Shaw
Publisher:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics
Language:   English
Date:  
Subjects:   Fiction, Literature and history, Literature & philosophy
Collections:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics Series Collection
Book Id:   WPLBN0000674928
Format Type:   PDF (eBook)
Average Rating:   (200)
 
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... played How He Lied to Her Husband compara- tively unhampered by the press censorship of the theatre, or by that sophistication of the audience throug...
 
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Title:   Ann Veronica a Modern Love Story
Author:   H. G. Wells
Publisher:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics
Language:   English
Date:  
Subjects:   Fiction, Literature, Literature & drama
Collections:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics Series Collection
Book Id:   WPLBN0000678685
Format Type:   PDF (eBook)
Average Rating:   (155)
 
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...rature and art. She read voraciously, and presently, because of her aunt’s censorship, she took to smuggling any books she thought might be prohibited... ...et.” Mr. Stanley decided to treat that as irrelevant. “There ought to be a Censorship of Books. We want it badly at the present time. Even with the Ce... ...ut avoided dexterously; and they talked chiefly of letters and art and the censorship of the English stage. Mr. Stanley was inclined to think the cens...
 
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Title:   The C‘Sars
Author:   Thomas de Quincey
Publisher:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics
Language:   English
Date:  
Subjects:   Fiction, Literature, Literature & drama
Collections:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics Series Collection
Book Id:   WPLBN0000676420
Format Type:   PDF (eBook)
Average Rating:   (175)
 
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...y of the Equites. These were classes who would have been dishonored by the censorship of a less august comptroller. And, for the classes below these,—... ...g the revival of the ancient but neces- sarily obsolete office of a public censorship. Either it was an act of pure verbal pedantry, or a mere titular... ...ng fac- ulty,) or else, if it really meant to revive the old duties of the censorship, and to assign the very same field for the exercise of those dut...
 
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Title:   Fanny's First Play
Author:   George Bernard Shaw
Publisher:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics
Language:   English
Date:  
Subjects:   Fiction, Literature and history, Literature & philosophy
Collections:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics Series Collection
Book Id:   WPLBN0000678779
Format Type:   PDF (eBook)
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...to be unassuming and kindly. Ive lived a blameless life. Ive supported the Censorship in the face of ridicule and insult. And now I’m told that I’m a ...
 
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Title:   Vittoria
Author:   George Meredith
Publisher:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics
Language:   English
Date:  
Subjects:   Fiction, Literature, Literature & drama
Collections:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics Series Collection
Book Id:   WPLBN0000675581
Format Type:   PDF (eBook)
Average Rating:   (132)
 
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... of the libretto, if it be Caesar’s! It has passed 23 George Meredith the censorship, signed Agostino Balderini—a disaffected person out of Piedmont,... ...inally, my friends, Camilla is something for you to digest at leisure. The censorship swal- lowed it at a gulp. Never was bait so handsomely taken! At... ...“It’s transparent to any but asses,” said Carlo. “But if it has passed the censorship? You are guilty, my boy, of bestowing upon those highly discipli... ...inently so, I must add, if you will look lofty. If my opera has passed the censorship! eh, what have you to say?” Carlo endured this banter till the e... ...Lebruno. Doubtless they would have seen this before, but that the Austrian censorship had seemed so absolute a safeguard. ‘My children! all are my chi... ...ng is not written or printed. What is in the book cannot harm you, for the censorship has passed it; and surely I alone am responsible for singing wha...
 
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Title:   The Forged Coupon, And Other Stories and Dramas
Author:   Leo Tolstoy, Graf
Publisher:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics
Language:   English
Date:  
Subjects:   Fiction, Literature and history, Literature & philosophy
Collections:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics Series Collection
Book Id:   WPLBN0000660707
Format Type:   PDF (eBook)
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...olstoy, and the nascent liberty of the Press was stifled by the most rigid censorship. In this lamentable manner the history of Russia’s internal misr...
 
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Title:   Bureaucracy
Author:   Honoré de Balzac
Publisher:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics
Language:   English
Date:  
Subjects:   Fiction, Literature, Literature & drama
Collections:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics Series Collection
Book Id:   WPLBN0000677985
Format Type:   PDF (eBook)
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...erri, than Charles X. pretended to do in July, 1830. If the section on the censorship so foolishly introduced into the new charter had been omitted, j...
 
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Title:   Plutarchs Lives Volume One
Author:   Hugh Clough
Publisher:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics
Language:   English
Date:  
Subjects:   Fiction, Literature, Literature & drama
Collections:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics Series Collection
Book Id:   WPLBN0000660017
Format Type:   PDF (eBook)
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...en- sor, an office in those days of great repute and authority. During his censorship one very good act of his is recorded, that, whereas the wars had... ...led by his own name, the Porcian. However, the people, it seems, liked his censorship wondrously well; for, setting up a statue for him in the temple ... ... ing that account of the matter. However, this is certain; Cato during his censorship, made a severe scrutiny into the senators’ lives in order to the... ...enate." This is what was memorable in Crassus's consulship, but as for his censorship, that was altogether idle and inactive, for he neither made a sc...
 
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Title:   Chronicles of the Canongate
Author:   Sir Walter Scott
Publisher:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics
Language:   English
Date:  
Subjects:   Fiction, Literature, Literature & drama
Collections:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics Series Collection
Book Id:   WPLBN0000661396
Format Type:   PDF (eBook)
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... I was not so secure. And the result did not entirely encourage my plan of censorship. Janet did indeed seriously incline to the account of my previou...
 
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Title:   The Voyage Out
Author:   Virginia Woolf
Publisher:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics
Language:   English
Date:  
Subjects:   Fiction, Literature, Literature & drama
Collections:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics Series Collection
Book Id:   WPLBN0000678469
Format Type:   PDF (eBook)
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...id not naturally care for books and thus never troubled her head about the censorship which was exercised first by her aunts, later by her father. Fri...
 
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Title:   The Confessions
Author:   J. J. Rousseau
Publisher:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics
Language:   English
Date:  
Subjects:   Fiction, Literature, Literature & drama
Collections:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics Series Collection
Book Id:   WPLBN0000676423
Format Type:   PDF (eBook)
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...from him any other than the most obliging conde- scensions relative to the censorship, and I knew that he had 495 Rousseau more than once very severe...
 
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Title:   Trendsiters Digital Content and Web Technologies
Author:   Sam Vaknin
Publisher:   Narcissus Publications Imprint
Language:   English
Date:   2002
Subjects:   Non Fiction, Education, Technology
Collections:   Technology
Book Id:   WPLBN0001235240
Format Type:   PDF (eBook)
Average Rating:   (90)
 
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...es defy imagination. It carries an equally momentous price tag - official censorship. "Voluntary censorship", to be sure, somewhat toothless standar... ...thless standardization and enforcement authorities, to be sure - still, a censorship with its own institutions to boot. The private sector reacted b... ... surface it is caving in to pressure and temptation, constructing its own censorship codes both in the cable and in the internet media. Institutio... ...ments - will be deleted or neutralized. Content guidelines (euphemism for censorship) exist, even as we write, in all major content providers (Compu... ...heir control of publishing. John Milton wrote his passionate plea against censorship, Areopagitica, in response to the 1643 licencing ordinance passe... ...CA), the V-chip and other privacy invading, dissemination inhibiting, and censorship imposing measures perpetuate a veteran if not so venerable trad... ...orce a copyright judgment beyond its own boundaries also let it enforce a censorship judgment beyond its own boundaries. Until recently, the border-... ...tions. New developments threaten to subject the most-free nations to the censorship rules of the least-free nations. In the name of copyright enfo... ...re is no "text rating", historical context, peer review, quality control, censorship ... A. This is because I am not a very bossy boss. . .I encoura...
 
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Title:   The Future of the Internet : And How to Stop It
Author:   Jonathan Zittrain
Publisher:   Yale University Press
Language:   English
Date:  
Subjects:   Non Fiction, Education, Internet
Collections:   Education
Book Id:   WPLBN0001235244
Format Type:   PDF (eBook)
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...down to the lowest every one lives as under the eye of a hostile and dreaded censorship. 95 A necessary reaction to the lawlessness of early societies... ...ative basis of the Net and laying the groundwork for the hostile and dreaded censorship that Mill de- cried. In particular, a failure to solve generat... ... suppress the flow of data on the Internet. 24 To be sure, with enough effort, censorship can have some effect, especially because most citizens prefer t... ...netinitiative.net/studies/china/; see generally Jack Linchuan Qui, Vir- tual Censorship in China: Keeping the Gate Between the Cyberspaces, 4 I’. J... ...irector, Citizen Lab at the Univ. of T oronto, T echnical Ways to Get Around Censorship, http://www.rsf.org/article.php3?id_article 15013 (last visit... ...er-contributed library of particularly no- table instances of organizational censorship on Wikipedia). 4. See generally James Surowiecki, T W ... ...Psiphon. See, e.g., Reporters Without Borders, T echnical Ways to Get Around Censorship, http://www.rsf.org/article .php3?id_article 15013#2 (last vi... ... (providing an overview of differ- ent technologies that can be used to avoid censorship); Anonymizer: Free Web Proxy, Free Anonymizers and the List of... ... (2006), 56–57 blogs: from automated robots, 207–8; captcha boxes of, 207–8; censorship of, 113; Libertarian model in, 131; power of, 88, 95; spread o...
 
       
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