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Harold Nicolson, Ulysses, Reithianism: censorship on BBC Radio, 1931

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In late 1931, Harold Nicolson’s plan to discuss James Joyce’s Ulysses on BBC radio was quashed at the last minute. Some weeks later, this edict was lifted and Nicolson was permitted to speak, subject to certain restrictions. This very public controversy has received scant critical attention, and is usually understood simply as an example of censorship: a conflict between progressive broadcaster and conservative bureaucracy. This article contends that the reality was far more nuanced. Tracing ...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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Accepted manuscript

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10.1093/res/hgv063

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Humanities Division
Department:
English Faculty
Publisher:
Oxford University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Review of English Studies Journal website
Volume:
67
Issue:
280
Pages:
558-578
Publication date:
2016-04-20
Acceptance date:
2015-07-04
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EISSN:
1471-6968
ISSN:
0034-6551
URN:
uuid:977bed97-a430-4524-a0dc-1ba68898ba04
Source identifiers:
616956
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pubs:616956
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