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Author Stark, Gary D., 1948-

Title Banned in Berlin : Literary Censorship in Imperial Germany, 1871-1918
Published New York : Berghahn Books, Inc., 2009
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Description 1 online resource (344 pages)
Series Monographs in German history ; v. 25
Monographs in German history ; v. 25
Contents Title page-Banned in Berlin; Contents; Tables; Figures; Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; Introduction; Chapter 1-The Law; Chapter 2-The Censors; Chapter 3-Defending the Political Order; Chapter 4-Defending the Social Order; Chapter 5-Defending the Religious Order; Chapter 6-Defending the Moral Order; Chapter 7-The Censored; Conclusion; Archives Consulted; Work Cited; Index of Censored Authors, Titles. Periodicals, and Publishing Firms; General Index
Summary Imperial Germany's governing elite frequently sought to censor literature that threatened established political, social, religious, and moral norms in the name of public peace, order, and security. It claimed and exercised a prerogative to intervene in literary life that was broader than that of its Western neighbors, but still not broad enough to prevent the literary community from challenging and subverting many of the social norms the state was most determined to defend. This study is the first systematic analysis in any language of state censorship of literature and theater in imperial Ger
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 286-302) and indexes
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Subject Censorship -- Germany -- History.
German literature -- 19th century -- Censorship.
German literature -- 20th century -- Censorship.
Literature and state -- Germany -- History.
Theater -- Censorship -- Germany -- History.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
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