Law: Artistic Censorship

Within the past week an indictment was found against those Manhattanites most prominently associated with the production of Asch's God of Vengeance; also, an attempt was made to interfere with the private performance of Schnitzler's " Riegen," also—within a few months judges in New York have been called upon to express their opinion of Cabell's Jurgen, D. H. Lawrence's three latest novels, the Satyricon of Petronius Arbiter. The law allows artists more liberty than they realize, for proceedings against them are usually extralegal. The statute in New York, the...

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