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Society for the Suppression of Vice and its early critics, 1802-1812

M. J. D. Roberts

Society for the Suppression of Vice and its early critics, 1802-1812

by M. J. D. Roberts

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Published .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementM.J.D. Roberts.
SeriesHistorical journal -- v.26, no.1, 1983
The Physical Object
Paginationp.p.159-176
Number of Pages176
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16234403M

First published in , The “Genius”, Theodore Dreiser’s most personal and provocative novel, was declared obscene by the New York Society for the Suppression of Vice, and under threat of legal action, it was recalled from bookstores. Rereleased in , it went on to establish Dreiser’s reputation as a writer ahead of his time, giving. The Book of Vice is a nonfiction exploration of some human vices from pornography to gluttony to gambling. Sagal (an NPR host) attempts to explain why people pursue these vices by visiting establishments of said vices, experiencing the vices (to some degree), and interviewing the people who partake of, cater to, or enable these vices/5.

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In a group of prominent New York citizens, among whom were William E. Dodge, Jr., Morris K. Jesup, and J. Pierpont Morgan, organized, the New York Society for the Suppression of : Edward Weeks. Anthony Comstock's New York Society for the Suppression of Vice inscribed book-burning on its seal, as a worthy goal to be achieved (see illustration). Some of society book burning is a form.   As the years passed, Mr. Farrell's bold writing continued to arouse controversy: In , John S. Sumner of the Society for the Suppression of Vice haled him into a New York court for having Author: Eric Pace.


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