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Eloquent gestures : the transformation of performance style in the Griffith Biograph films

Author: Roberta E Pearson
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©1992.
Edition/Format:   Book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Named Person: D W Griffith; D W Griffith; D W Griffith; David W Griffith
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Roberta E Pearson
ISBN: 0520073657 9780520073654 0520073665 9780520073661
OCLC Number: 24319150
Description: x, 184 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1: Introduction --
2: The theatrical heritage --
3: The histrionic and verisimilar codes in the Biograph films --
4: Performance style and the interaction of signifying practices --
5: D.W. Griffith and the Biograph Company --
6: Henry B. Walthall --
7: Trade press discourse --
8: Conclusion.
Responsibility: Roberta E. Pearson.
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