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Ep 4: Censored

By: Stephen Fry, John Woolf, Nick Baker
Narrated by: Stephen Fry
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  • Summary

  • The publication of a novel featuring a (then) little known female sexual practice seemed, to the establishment, to offer a threat to British life itself. The banning of the book was the centre of a cause celebre over censorship and freedom of expression in this early period of what we now call ‘culture wars’.

    Further Reading: A Matter of Obscenity by Christopher Hilliard, The Well of Loneliness by Radclyffe

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