Home > Book Excerpt / Book of the Week / 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 WeekFilm Tags:Cinema StudiesfeminismFilm StudiesMaggie HennefeldSilent FilmsslapstickSpecters of Slapstick and Silent Film ComediennesWomen in Comedy Related Posts Book of the Week / Quasquicentennial / Tuesday Triva Trivia Tuesday: Jean Renoir Said This Filmmaker “Invented the Modern Hollywood” Book Giveaway / Book of the Week / Gender Studies / Politics / Security Studies / Women's Studies Book Giveaway! The Hillary Doctrine: Sex and American Foreign Policy Feminist Theory / Gender Studies A Video Tribute to 30 Years of Gender and the Politics of History, by Joan Wallach Scott Book of the Week / Current Events / Feminist Theory / Gender Studies / Literary Studies / Women's Studies Extreme Domesticity: A Book Review By Andrea Fontenot Author Post/Op-Ed / Book of the Week / Critical Theory / Current Events / Feminist Theory / Gender Studies / Jewish Studies / LGBTQIA studies / Middle East Studies / Philosophy Judith Butler on being Jewish and criticizing Israel Author Post/Op-Ed / Gender Studies / Philosophy / Women's Studies Amy Allen — 'Mommy Wars' Redux: A False Conflict Author Post/Op-Ed / Film / SCMS / Virtual Exhibits Comedies of Catastrophe, Contagion, and Self-Quarantine: A Spectral Playlist for the Impromptu Apocalypse Author Interview / Author Post/Op-Ed / Book of the Week / Gender Studies / Politics / Security Studies / Women's Studies Women's Rights Around the World Leave a Reply Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a 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!