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Theatre Censorship in Britain

Silencing, Censure and Suppression

Authors: Freshwater, H.

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This exploration of the wide variety of censorship that has shaped theatrical performance in twentieth and twenty-first century Britain examines the unpredictable outcomes of censorship, deep-seated anxieties about the performative influence of the stage, and the complex questions raised by acts of theatrical censorship.

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HELEN FRESHWATER lectures at Birkbeck College, University of London, UK, where she specializes in twentieth-century British theatre and contemporary performance. She is author of Theatre and Audience.

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'...Freshwater has provided us with an excellent and wide-ranging study which will no doubt inspire scholars and students alike and will have a genuine and long-term impact on the discipline.' - Maggie B. Gale, New Theatre Quarterly


Table of contents (10 chapters)

Table of contents (10 chapters)

Buy this book

eBook $84.99
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-0-230-23701-8
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Hardcover $109.99
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  • ISBN 978-0-230-22378-3
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Theatre Censorship in Britain
Book Subtitle
Silencing, Censure and Suppression
Authors
Copyright
2009
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-23701-8
DOI
10.1057/9780230237018
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-22378-3
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
X, 212
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