Better left unsaid : Victorian novels, Hays Code films, and the benefits of censorship (Book, 2013) [WorldCat.org]
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Better left unsaid : Victorian novels, Hays Code films, and the benefits of censorship

Author: Nora Gilbert; ProQuest (Firm)
Publisher: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford Law Books, an imprint of Stanford University Press, 2013.
Series: Cultural lives of law.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Taking two narrative genres that are generally presumed to have been stymied by the censor's knife-the Victorian novel and classical Hollywood film-this book reveals the varied ways in which  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Nora Gilbert; ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN: 9780804784207 0804784205 9780804784870 0804784876
OCLC Number: 1200822282
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Description: x, 181 p. : ill.
Contents: Introduction : the joy of censorship --
The sounds of silence: W.M. Thackeray and Preston Sturges --
For sophisticated eyes only : Jane Austen and George Cukor --
Beyond censorship : Charles Dickens and Frank Capra --
The thrill of the fight : Charlotte Brontë and Elia Kazan --
Postscript : Oscar Wilde and Mae West.
Series Title: Cultural lives of law.
Other Titles: ProQuest One Literature.
Responsibility: Nora Gilbert.

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"Gilbert's book discusses the censorship and restraint to which Victorian novels and American films from the 1930s through the 1950s were subject . . . The book is extensively researched and written Read more...

 
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