Cinema, Censorship and Sexuality 1909-1925

Cinema, Censorship and Sexuality 1909-1925

by Annette Kuhn
     
 

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First published in 1988. This book shows how censorship as a set of institutions, practices and discourses was involved in the struggle over the nature of cinema in the early twentieth century. It also reveals the part played in this struggle by other institutions, practices and discourses — for example ‘new’ knowledge about sexuality and

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First published in 1988. This book shows how censorship as a set of institutions, practices and discourses was involved in the struggle over the nature of cinema in the early twentieth century. It also reveals the part played in this struggle by other institutions, practices and discourses — for example ‘new’ knowledge about sexuality and organisations devoted to the promotion of public morality. Instead of censorship simply being an act of prohibition by a special institution, this work reveals the issues at work were far more complex and contradictory — opening up critical scrutiny and challenging assumptions. This title will be of interest to students of media and film studies.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415043038
Publisher:
Routledge
Publication date:
11/13/1990
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.06(h) x (d)

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