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Obscenity, blasphemy, sedition

Coleman, Peter

Obscenity, blasphemy, sedition

censorship in Australia.

by Coleman, Peter

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Published by Jacaranda Press in Brisbane .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Australia.
    • Subjects:
    • Obscenity (Law) -- Australia,
    • Blasphemy -- Australia,
    • Sedition -- Australia,
    • Censorship -- Australia

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLAW
      The Physical Object
      Pagination196 p.
      Number of Pages196
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5896646M
      LC Control Number63044693
      OCLC/WorldCa893135

      Comm Law Obscenity. STUDY. Flashcards. Learn. Write. indecency. only applies to radio. blasphemy. relig bad mouth god. sedition. political criticize gov. sexually explicit laws. no laws. Pennsylvania, sharpless. painting of man and women indecent no laws, but can't put in public. massachusetts. memoirs of a woman of pleasure book about. Censorship in South Asia offers an expansive and comparative exploration of cultural regulation in contemporary and colonial South Asia. These provocative essays by leading scholars broaden our understanding of what censorship might mean--beyond the simple restriction and silencing of public communication--by considering censorship's productive potential and its intimate .

        Simon says ‘sedition!’ Court had not passed that stringent judgment absolving writer Perumal Murugan of the ridiculous charges that range from obscenity to defamation and blasphemy, the writer in the man would have been truly and properly buried. and withdraw the book from the market altogether. The high court described the “peace.   The relative importance of obscenity as an offense in modern cultural and literary censorship, instead of sedition or blasphemy, and for Madam Bovary perhaps in particular, demonstrates the weakness of that defense, and the degree to which definition of “the literary” has been vulnerable to profound and indeed determining control from Author: Nicole Moore.

      Indeed, there has always been a close relationship between obscenity laws and blasphemy laws, with obscene or scurrilous language tending to be construed as one of the characteristics of blasphemy. Blasphemy laws survived in Britain, America, and many European countries including Germany throughout the nineteenth century. Levy shows how over the centuries the notion of blasphemy has blurred with that of other offenses such as nonconformity, sacrilege, heresy, sedition, treason, profanity, obscenity, and .


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Though written inObscenity, Blasphemy, Sedition has a surprisingly modern feel and only feels dated when Coleman is describing the "current state" of censorship.

This is partly because of his anti-censorship stance, but also because in many ways not much has changed.

Blasphemy is an attack on God, obscenity is an attack on moral values and sedition is an attack on the state. All three are called criminal libels, which means that cases are taken through the criminal court system, usually by a state prosecutor. Obscenity As with defamation, blasphemy, sedition book and sedition are based on a mixture of English common law.

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Get this from a library. Obscenity, blasphemy, sedition: censorship in Australia. [Peter Coleman]. Get this from a library. Obscenity, blasphemy, sedition: Obscenity of censorship in Australia.

[Peter Coleman]. Obscenity Blasphemy Sedition: Years of Censorship in Australia eBook: Coleman, Peter: : Kindle StoreAuthor: Peter Coleman. ) — Review of Obscenity, Blasphemy, Sedition: Censorship in Australia Peter Coleman, single work criticism Untitled John Bray, single work review — Appears in: Australian Blasphemy Review, October vol.

1 no. 12 ; (p. 24 Hour Book Shed & Bargain Books Home / Countries / Australia / Obscenity, Blasphemy & Sedition: Years of Censorship in Australia Obscenity, Blasphemy & Sedition: Years of Censorship in Australia. Obscenity, blasphemy, sedition: the rise and fall of literary censorship in Australia / Peter Coleman Duffy & Snellgrove Sydney Australian/Harvard Citation.

Coleman, Peter.Obscenity, blasphemy, sedition: the rise and fall of literary censorship in Australia / Peter Coleman Duffy & Snellgrove Sydney.

Wikipedia Citation. ‘Sincethe United States government has regulated against indecent language, obscenity, and indecency.’ ‘In the s and s bad language and obscenity began to make its presence felt on the stage and television.’ ‘Blasphemy, obscenity, my mother: an unholy trinity that I wouldn't normally be in a hurry to put together.’.

In the preface to his classic book about censorship, Obscenity, Blasphemy, Sedition, the conservative journalist Peter Coleman struck an.

In the present climate, however, it is as difficult to imagine the court reconsidering the constitutionality of the “blasphemy" law, as it is to imagine it rethinking obscenity or sedition. Chapter in edited collection.

Heath, D. () “Literary Censorship, Imperialism and the White Australia Policy”, In Martin Lyons & John Arnold (ed.s), A History of the Book in AustraliaA National Culture in a Colonised Market, (pp.

There has been no comprehensive account of literary censorship in Australia since Peter Coleman charted its 'rise and fall' in his book Obscenity, Blasphemy and Sedition. In a postscript to a edition, Coleman chose to repudiate his book and its liberal anti-censorship argument from the apparent wisdom of old age, declaring, '[t]his is Pages:   A grim anniversary: the Sedition Act of Our guest blogger today is Eric B.

Easton, whose book, Historically, laws against blasphemy, sedition, and obscenity have repeatedly challenged free-speech values, just as protection of privacy, reputation, and cultural sensitivity continue to trouble free-speech advocates today.

[7] Coleman, Obscenity, Blasphemy & Sedition, [8] Martin Lyons and John Arnold, ed. A History of the Book in Australia (Australia: University of Queensland Press, ). William Peter Coleman AO (15 December – 31 March ) was an Australian writer and politician. A widely published journalist for over 60 years, he was editor of The Bulletin (–) and of Quadrant for 20 years, and published 16 books on political, biographical and cultural subjects.

While still working as an editor and journalist he had a short but distinguished Deputy: John Mason. Heresy, Sedition, Obscenity: The Book Challenged not only offers a selection of some of the most famous, and lesser known books that have been banned, censored, or challenged, but it also reveals that there has been a healthy industry throughout history in the banning of them.

Individual censors, Church Fathers, and various governments have all. Professor Moore said Australian Customs censored readers as a form of self-protection and aimed to uphold moral standards to protect the citizens from obscenity, blasphemy and sedition — three.

Blasphemy. the book is an extreme depiction of male tyranny & religious fundamentalism. When I borrowed it - I felt it would be either a feminist book or one about a tortured women in an islamist state.

When I started reading it turned out be the latter for sure but the extreme of torture was uncomparable to anything I had read/5.Obscenity, blasphemy, sedition Coleman, Peter Not In Library.

A pick-tooth for swearers, or, A looking glass for atheists and propha James Donaldson Lord Lieutenant ( Ormonde), 2 books George William Foote, 2 books S. Laporte, 2 books Richard Webster, 1 book Robert S. W. Pollard."Levy's curiosity ranges far and wide, and his erudite explorations take us beyond blasphemy and into perennial disputes involving sedition, heresy, obscenity, profanity, nonconformity, subversion, conspiracy and disturbing the peace."--New York Times Book Review.