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1

Sarah Kane

Wrote "Blasted" (uncensored and violent)

2

Censere

Latin: to judge without cultural value

3

Ekkyklema

Violence happens offstage so bodies are our in

4

ob Skene

Behind the backdrop or back stage

5

Most censored sites in US

High Schools

6

Most Popular play in US

Almost Maine

7

Morals

Held Personally

8

Ethics

Society and larger issues

9

Poetic Justice

Karma

10

A vision of the golden rump

Depicts Kind as an ass, Leads to theatrical licensing act of 1737

11

Theater Licensing act of 1737

Plays must be approved by the lord chamberlain in England

12

Theaters act 1968

Censorship of british stage now illegal
in affect for 250 years

13

Rachel Corrie

American Peace activist
Run over by tank in israel
Alan Rickman writes a play based on her that is censored by the jewish community in New York

14

Mae West

Wrote play "sex" about prostitute
is arrested and prosecuted for 'obscenity and corrupting the morals of youth'

15

Lenny Bruce

Jewish-American Stand up comedian
Arrested 4 times for obscenity (once in LA for saying 'Shmuck'

16

Judge Harlan

Have right to use offensive words