The Shewing-up of Blanco Posnet
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The Shewing-up of Blanco Posnet

By Bernard Shaw
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  • THE SHEWING-UP OF BLANCO POSNET
  • 1909
  • PREFACE
  • THE CENSORSHIP
  • A READABLE BLUEBOOK
  • HOW NOT TO DO IT
  • THE STORY OF THE JOINT SELECT COMMITTEE
  • WHY THE MANAGERS LOVE THE CENSORSHIP
  • A TWO GUINEA INSURANCE POLICY
  • WHY THE GOVERNMENT INTERFERED
  • THE PEERS ON THE JOINT SELECT COMMITTEE
  • THE COMMITTEE'S ATTITUDE TOWARD THE THEATRE
  • A BAD BEGINNING
  • A COMIC INTERLUDE
  • AN ANTI-SHAVIAN PANIC
  • A RARE AND CURIOUS FIRST EDITION
  • THE TIMES TO THE RESCUE
  • THE COUNCIL OF TEN
  • THE SENTENCE
  • THE EXECUTION
  • THE REJECTED STATEMENT
  • PART I
    • THE WITNESS'S QUALIFICATIONS
  • THE DEFINITION OF IMMORALITY
  • WHAT TOLERATION MEANS
  • THE CASE FOR TOLERATION
  • THE LIMITS TO TOLERATION
  • THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN LAW AND CENSORSHIP
  • WHY THE LORD CHAMBERLAIN?
  • THE DIPLOMATIC OBJECTION TO THE LORD CHAMBERLAIN
  • THE OBJECTION OF COURT ETIQUET
  • WHY NOT AN ENLIGHTENED CENSORSHIP?
  • THE WEAKNESS OF THE LORD CHAMBERLAIN'S DEPARTMENT
  • AN ENLIGHTENED CENSORSHIP STILL WORSE THAN THE LORD CHAMBERLAIN'S
  • THE PRACTICAL IMPOSSIBILITIES OF CENSORSHIP
  • THE ARBITRATION PROPOSAL
    • END OF THE FIRST PART OF THE REJECTED STATEMENT.
  • THE REJECTED STATEMENT: PART TWO
    • THE LICENSING OF THEATRES
    • THE DISTINCTION BETWEEN LICENSING AND CENSORSHIP
  • PROSTITUTION AND DRINK IN THEATRES
  • WHY THE MANAGERS DREAD LOCAL CONTROL
  • DESIRABLE LIMITATIONS OF LOCAL CONTROL
  • SUMMARY
  • PREFACE RESUMED
    • MR. GEORGE ALEXANDER'S PROTEST
    • ELIZA AND HER BATH
    • A KING'S PROCTOR
    • COUNSEL'S OPINION
    • WANTED: A NEW MAGNA CHARTA
    • PROPOSED: A NEW STAR CHAMBER
    • POSSIBILITIES OF THE PROPOSAL
    • STAR CHAMBER SENTIMENTALITY
    • ANYTHING FOR A QUIET LIFE
    • SHALL THE EXAMINER OF PLAYS STARVE?
    • LORD GORELL'S AWAKENING
    • JUDGES: THEIR PROFESSIONAL LIMITATIONS
  • CONCLUSION
    • AYOT ST. LAWRENCE, 14TH JULY 1910.
  • THE SHEWING-UP OF BLANCO POSNET
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