Imperial censorship revealed

An exhibition at the National and University Library (NUK) in Ljubljana sheds light to one of the most fascinating historic periods in terms of censorship. Slovenians and Imperial Censorship from Joseph II to the First World War is the result of a multi-year research project.

Censorship was virtually non-existent for Slovenian literature up until the period of playwright Anton Tomaž Linhart (1756-1795), because Slovenian literature was virtually non-existent up until that point, curator Marijan Dović of the research centre ZRC SAZU told the pre-opening press conference on...

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