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To deprave and corrupt

John Lithgow Chandos McConnell

To deprave and corrupt

original studies in the nature and definition of obscenity

by John Lithgow Chandos McConnell

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Published by Souvenir Press in [London] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Obscenity (Law),
  • Censorship.,
  • Literature and morals.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementedited by John Chandos.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ659 .M2
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 207 p.
    Number of Pages207
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18741645M

    [tr.] make (someone) immoral or wicked: this book would deprave and corrupt young children. DERIVATIVES: depravation / ˌdeprəˈvā sh ən / n. ORIGIN: late Middle English (in the sense ‘pervert the meaning or intention of something’): from Old French depraver or Latin depravare, from de-‘down, thoroughly’ + pravus ‘crooked. Corrupt definition is - to change from good to bad in morals, manners, or actions; also: bribe. How to use corrupt in a sentence. Synonym Discussion of corrupt.

    Additional Physical Format: Online version: Chandos, John. To deprave and corrupt. [New York] Association Press [] (OCoLC) Document Type.   ‘Write no more’: 10 books that were banned whether written matter would “deprave and corrupt” impressionable people who might read it, favoured the NVA. The book was denied to an.

    R v Penguin Books Ltd was the public prosecution in the UK at the Old Bailey of Penguin Books under the Obscene Publications Act for the publication of D. H. Lawrence's Lady Chatterley's trial took place over six days in No 1 court between 20 October and 2 November with Mervyn Griffith-Jones prosecuting, Gerald Gardiner counsel for the . To deprave and corrupt: technical reports of the United States Commission on Obscenity and Pornography. London, (Broadwick House, Broadwick St., W1V 2AH), Davis-Poynter Ltd, (OCoLC)


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To deprave and corrupt: technical reports of the United States Commission on Obscenity and Pornography; Hardcover – January 1, by Alan Burns (Author)Author: Alan Burns. To Deprave and Corrupt: Obscenity Battles in British Law and Culture Paperback – by Catherine Scott (Author)Price: $ To Deprave and Corrupt: A Collection of Original Studies in the Nature and Definition of Obscenity by John (editor) Chandos (Author)Author: John (editor) Chandos.

Thousands have run afoul of Britain's Obscene Publications Act—from Victorian erotica presses to 21st-century dominatrices. At a time when the internet has made sexually explicit material ubiquitous, why are British traditional media still regulat.

Woozley A.D. () The Tendency to Deprave and Corrupt. In: Stewart M.A. (eds) Law, Morality and Rights. Synthese Library (Studies in Epistemology, Logic, Methodology, and Philosophy of Science), vol Author: A.

Woozley. My next book - it's happening. I'm very pleased and excited to confirm that McFarland have agreed to publish my second book, working title To Deprave and Corrupt: Britain's Battle with Obscenity. I'm about halfway through writing it and the deadline is mid-November (1) For the purposes of this Act an article shall be deemed to be obscene if its effect or (where the article comprises two or more distinct items) the effect of any one of its items is, if taken as a whole, such as to tend to deprave and corrupt persons who are likely, having regard to all relevant circumstances, to read, see or hear the matter contained or embodied in it.

Although it retained a "tendency to deprave and corrupt" as the test of obscenity, books had now to be "taken as a whole" – that is, not judged solely on their purple passages –.

verb. [with object] Make (someone) immoral or wicked. ‘this book would deprave and corrupt young children’. More example sentences. ‘The Legislature can hardly have contemplated that a book which tended to corrupt and deprave the average reader or majority of those likely to read it could be justified as being for the public good on any ground.’.

A TENDENCY TO DEPRAVE AND CORRUPT: THE TRANSFORMATION OF AMERICAN OBSCENITY LAW FROM HICKLIN TO ULYSSES II STEPHEN GILLERS∗ There will be, doubtless, the usual outcry from circles self-styled artistic and literary over the fining of the two women who edit and publish The Little Review for printing in it a presentation of life in.

Using the Obscene Publications Act, police seized any material they believed would “deprave and corrupt” the intended audience, often citing the.

As Scott describes, To Deprave and Corrupt developed out of research for an article, but what she needed “was one up-to-date book explaining how Britain’s stance on obscenity had started with the original OPA [Obscene Publications Act] and ended with today’s lengthy list of banned acts, most of them sexual,” but she “could not.

The judge gave his opinion that the defence was not justified in calling evidence to prove that there was no intent to deprave and corrupt, that defence could not produce other books with respect to evidence of the present book's obscenity rather than literary merit and that expert testimony could not be called as to the public good of the work which was a matter for the jury.

transitive verb. [with object] Make (someone) immoral or wicked. ‘this book would deprave and corrupt young children’. More example sentences.

‘The Legislature can hardly have contemplated that a book which tended to corrupt and deprave the average reader or majority of those likely to read it could be justified as being for the public good on any ground.’. ‘On the other hand, the jury may have thought that they could convict only if the book tended to deprave and corrupt the average reader or the majority of its readers.’ ‘Outside forces like the press and media could corrupt the young boy, and John wished his son to have the most normal of childhoods, in light of the circumstances.’.

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$ Shipping: + $ Shipping. Popular. JOHN F. KENNEDY and PT Landmark Book #99 Richard Tregaskis HC Seller Rating: % positive. The test of obscenity is whether the tendency of the matter charged as obscenity is to deprave and corrupt those whose minds are open to such immoral influences and into whose hands a publication of this sort may fall.

(if it can corrupt the weakest one, it should be banned). to deprave and corrupt: forbidden, hidden and censored books UNESCO Centre for Books, Writing & Ideas, State Library of Victoria & The Centre for the Book, Monash University.

deprave and corrupt.0l And of the words 'deprave and corrupt' themselves Mr Griffith Jones said that they meant (and that judges have regarded them over the years as meaning) "raising impure thoughts in the minds of those who read the book" He may 7 ibid.

(4) (c). 8 American Law Institute, Model Penal Code, Tentative Draft No. 6 (). "I don't think you should censor books but there is this strange anomaly - it's common sense that films can deprave and corrupt, and that books can't." Like a lot of "commonsense" ideas, it's.

They impart wisdom. They give aesthetic, mental, physical and spiritual happiness and pleasures. But cheap books can degrade, deprave and corrupt. Books take us close to different cultures, traditions, creeds and customs and establish better understanding amongst different peoples.

Write an article on the value of books.deprave: See: corrupt, debase, debauch, degenerate, pervert, pollute, taint.