Home > Book Excerpt / Book of the Week / Featured Book / Film Introducing Specters of Slapstick and Silent Film Comediennes This week, our featured book is Specters of Slapstick and Silent Film Comediennes, by Maggie Hennefeld! Today we are happy to present you with an excerpt form the book’s introduction. Enter our book giveaway by Friday at 1 PM for a chance to win a free copy! • • • • • • Categories:Book ExcerptBook of the WeekFeatured BookFilm Tags:Cinema StudiesfeminismFilm StudiesMaggie HennefeldSilent FilmsslapstickSpecters of Slapstick and Silent Film ComediennesWomen in Comedy Related Posts Author op-eds / Gender Studies / Philosophy / Women's Studies Amy Allen — 'Mommy Wars' Redux: A False Conflict Author Interview / Film / Philosophy An interview with Daniel Yacavone, author of "Film Worlds" Author op-eds / Author Postings / Book of the Week / Earth Day / Environmental Studies / Featured Book / Film / Postings by Authors 5 Classic Films that Charmed the Industry and Devastated the Environment Author Postings / Book of the Week / Featured Book / Feminist Theory / Gender Studies / Human Rights / Women's History Month / Women's Studies The Syndrome and the First Political OrderBy Donna Lee Bowen Book Excerpt / Book of the Week / Featured Book / Wallflower Book Excerpt! Suburban Fantastic Cinema, by Angus McFadzean (introduction) New Book Tuesday New Book Tuesday: The Severed Head and Acts of God New Book Tuesday New Book Tuesday! Specters of Slapstick and Silent Film Comediennes, Gender, Power, and Talent, Shari’a Scripts, and More! Book Giveaway / Book of the Week / Featured Book / Free Books! / Gender Studies / Politics / Security Studies / Women's Studies Book Giveaway! The Hillary Doctrine: Sex and American Foreign Policy Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Post comment Prev Post New Book Tuesday! How Did Lubitsch Do It?, The Great Flowing River, Coping with the Climate Crisis and More! Next Post Specters of Slapstick and Silent Film Comediennes on YouTube!