Comedy Incarnate: Buster Keaton, Physical Humor, and Bodily Coping / Edition 1
  • Comedy Incarnate: Buster Keaton, Physical Humor, and Bodily Coping / Edition 1
  • Comedy Incarnate: Buster Keaton, Physical Humor, and Bodily Coping / Edition 1

Comedy Incarnate: Buster Keaton, Physical Humor, and Bodily Coping / Edition 1

by Noel Carroll
     
 

ISBN-10: 1405188324

ISBN-13: 9781405188326

Pub. Date: 01/20/2009

Publisher: Wiley

In Comedy Incarnate, Noël Carroll surveys the characteristics of Buster Keaton’s unique visual style, to reveal the distinctive experience of watching Keaton’s films.

  • Bold and provocative thesis written by one of America’s foremost film theorists
  • Takes a unique look at the philosophies behind Keaton’s style
  • Weighs

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Overview

In Comedy Incarnate, Noël Carroll surveys the characteristics of Buster Keaton’s unique visual style, to reveal the distinctive experience of watching Keaton’s films.

  • Bold and provocative thesis written by one of America’s foremost film theorists
  • Takes a unique look at the philosophies behind Keaton’s style
  • Weighs visual elements over narrative form in the analysis of the Keaton’s work
  • Provides a fresh vantage point for analysis of film and comedy itself

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405188326
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/20/2009
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
188
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments.

Introduction: The Phenomenological Background.

1. Themes in The General.

2. Style in The General.

3. Keaton, Chaplin, Lloyd, and Langdon.

Summary.

Appendix: Narration in Keaton's The General.

Index

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