By Melissa Ooten
This ebook exhibits how an identical racialized and gendered social norms and felony codes that put viewers contributors in several theater areas additionally trained ways that what they considered on-screen have been mediated by means of kingdom officers. eventually, this learn indicates how Virginia’s officers tried to take advantage of the undertaking of movie censorship because the cultural arm of legislation to extra buttress the state’s political and financial hierarchies of the period of time and the methods in quite a few electorate and neighborhood teams supported and challenged those hierarchies around the censorship board’s forty-three-year history.
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