Shadow of a Mouse: Performance, Belief, and World-Making in Animation

Shadow of a Mouse: Performance, Belief, and World-Making in Animation

by Donald Crafton

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780520261037
Publisher: University of California Press
Publication date: 11/05/2012
Pages: 411
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author


Donald Crafton is The Joseph and Elizabeth Robbie Professor of Film, Television, and Theatre at the University of Notre Dame. He is the author of The Talkies and Before Mickey.

Table of Contents


Contents
List of Illustrations
Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction: Six Cartoon Conundra
Part One: Animation Performance
1. Performance in and of Animation
2. Live and in Person: Toons!
Part Two: Historical Contingencies
3. The Acme of Variegated Entertainment
4. Shadow of a Mouse: Animation Performance Spaces
Part Three: Instrumental Animation
5. Infectious Laughter
6. Animation and Autophagy: Art that Consumes Itself
Coda: The Shadow of a Mouse’s Tail
Notes
Bibliography
Index

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