More Pricks than Kicks

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Date: 1934

Region: Europe

Subject: Language

Medium: Theater, Literature

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Artist: Samuel Beckett

Confronting Bodies: Irish Government

Dates of Action: 1934

Location: Ireland

Description of Artwork: A collection of short stories taking place in Dublin.

The Incident: In 1934 his play, More Pricks than Kicks, was banned in Ireland under the 1929 Censorship Act.

Results of the Incident: In 1937 he moved to Paris to escape the censors.

Source: Censorship, A World Encyclopedia, ed. D. Jones