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Contents List of Illustrations ix Acknowledgments xi Introduction 3 The Lens of Classical Hollywood Cinema 4 The Lens of Vaudeville 10 The Lens of Surrealism 15 1. The Evolution of Keaton's Vaudeville 19 2. From Stage to Film: The Transformation of Keaton's Vaudeville 36 3. Keaton Re-Viewed: Beyond Keaton's Classicism 76 Keaton in Context: Keaton, Chaplin, and Lloyd 79 The Gag-Narrative Relationship in Keaton's Films 83 4. From Vaudeville to Surrealism 112 The Surrealists Claim Keaton 113 Keaton's Affinities with Surrealism 121 5. Beyond Surrealism: Keaton's Legacy 134 Gerald Potterton's The Railrodder 135 Samuel Beckett's Film 143 Afterlife: New Vaudeville, Jackie Chan, and Coming Attractions 148 Notes 157 Filmography 179 Bibliography 203 Index 213 ...

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ISBN
9780691188461
MARC Record
OCLC
1132227819
Launched on MUSE
2020-01-01
Language
English
Open Access
No
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