Comedy Incarnate: Buster Keaton, Physical Humor, and Bodily Coping
January 2009, Wiley-Blackwell
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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