Download Banned in Berlin: Literary Censorship in Imperial Germany, by Gary D. Stark PDF

By Gary D. Stark

Imperial Germany's governing elite usually sought to censor literature that threatened validated political, social, spiritual, and ethical norms within the identify of public peace, order, and protection. It claimed and exercised a prerogative to intrude in literary lifestyles that was once broader than that of its Western friends, yet nonetheless no longer vast sufficient to avoid the literary neighborhood from not easy and subverting a few of the social norms the country used to be such a lot made up our minds to shield. This research is the 1st systematic research in any language of nation censorship of literature and theater in imperial Germany (1871–1918). to evaluate the position that formal nation controls performed in German literary and political lifestyles in this interval, it examines the rationale, functionality, contested criminal foundation, associations, and daily operations of literary censorship in addition to its effectiveness and its impression on authors, publishers, and theater directors.

Show description

Read Online or Download Banned in Berlin: Literary Censorship in Imperial Germany, 1871-1918 (Monographs in German History) PDF

Similar european history books

The Chronicle of Hugh of Flavigny: Reform and the Investiture Contest in the Late Eleventh Century (Church, Faith and Culture in the Medieval West)

This booklet is a close learn of Hugh of Flavigny and his chronicle, that's broadly known as some of the most very important narratives of a very important interval of eu background, that's, the Investiture Contest. Hugh's Chronicon is critical in a couple of methods: as a special source-book for the most vital basic files (especially papal letters) generated via the Investiture Contest; as an extraordinary autograph manuscript which supplies a huge perception into modern modes of composition and compilation; as an incredible heritage of the 'local' results of the Investiture Contest within the dioceses of Verdun and Autun; and as a remarkable autobiography of the writer, Hugh of Flavigny.

The Rise of Heritage (New Studies in European History)

The place does our fascination for 'heritage' originate? This groundbreaking comparative examine of protection in France, Germany and England appears to be like past nationwide borders to bare how the belief of history emerged from excessive pageant and collaboration in an international context. Astrid Swenson follows the 'heritage-makers' from the French Revolution to the 1st international warfare, revealing the significance of worldwide networks using advancements in each one nation.

The Hammer of Greatness: Life of the Oseberg priestess (783-834 AD) (BLADE HONER Book 1)

"If the sting of a man´s soul wishes a few honing, then the honing will come, through demise or through problem. "Thorbjörn the Thunder priest from Gautland has chanced on shelter in a calm Baltic River Land village after a tumultous existence because the sole survivor of a persecuted lineage that has carried the secrets and techniques of Thunder because the Age of the good Stone Temples and as a Rus Viking in exile.

Slavery and Antislavery in Spain's Atlantic Empire (European Expansion & Global Interaction)

African slavery used to be pervasive in Spain's Atlantic empire but remained within the margins of the imperial economic system till the top of the eighteenth century while the plantation revolution within the Caribbean colonies positioned the slave site visitors and the plantation on the middle of colonial exploitation and clash. The foreign workforce of students introduced jointly during this quantity clarify Spain's position as a colonial pioneer within the Atlantic global and its latecomer prestige as a slave-trading, plantation-based empire.

Extra info for Banned in Berlin: Literary Censorship in Imperial Germany, 1871-1918 (Monographs in German History)

Example text

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.34 of 5 – based on 29 votes