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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Making visible the invisible.
Metuchen, N.J. : Scarecrow Press, 1990
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|Description:||xi, 426 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.|
|Contents:||"O'er step not the modesty of nature": a semiotic approach to acting in the Griffith biographs / Roberta E. Pearson --
Virtue and villainy in the face of the camera / William Rothman --
Ritual, realism and abstraction: performance in the musical / Jerome Delamater --
"Acting to play oneself": notes on performance in documentary / Thomas Waugh --
Un certain regard: characterization in the first years of the French new wave / Bart Testa --
The lives of performers: the actress and signifier in cinema / Lucy Fischer --
The great profile: how do we know the actor from the acting? / Marian Keane --
Keaton: film actin as action / Noël Carroll --
Actor and text: la grand illusion / Sylvie Gendron --
"I am Dietrich and Dietrich is me": an investigation of performance styel in Morocco and Shanghai Express / Carole Zucker. James Dean: the pose of reality? East of Eden and the method performance / Johanne Larue and Carole Zucker --
The mad and the beautiful: a look at two performances in the films of Stanley Kubrick / Mario Falsetto --
Performance in the films of Robert Bresson: the aesthetics of denial / Doug Tomlinson --
Representation, spectacle, performance in Bernardo Bertolucci's The Conformist / Angela Dalle Vacche.
|Responsibility:||edited by Carole Zucker.|