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Issue Details: First known date: 2006... 2006 The Curious Case of Roger Dard : Fandom, Censorship and Sex in the 1950s and 60s
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James Doig and Milan Smiljkovic discuss the adverse impact on the growth of science fiction in Australia of the Customs (Literature Censorship) Regulations 1937, and the Literature Censorship Board created under the regulations. Of special concern were the provisions that prohibited the importation of books and magazines that placed 'undue emphasis on horror' or which 'encouraged depravity'. A campaign in the early 1950s to overturn these provisions was led by Perth-based Roger Dard, an active member of fantasy fandom in Australia and overseas during the 1940s and 1950s.

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    y separately published work icon Steam Engine Time no. 5 September 2006 Z1826772 2006 periodical issue 2006 pg. 24-29
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