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 Author Post/Op-Ed / Book of the Week / Gender Studies / Science / Women In Science / Women's History Month / Women's Studies It’s Not About the Beards By Lexi Jamieson Marsh New Book Tuesday New Book Tuesday! Film Studies and Foucault’s Strange Eros Book Excerpt / Book of the Week / Philosophy Book Excerpt! Where Are the Women? (introduction) Author Post/Op-Ed / Book of the Week / Earth Day / Environmental Studies / Film 5 Classic Films that Charmed the Industry and Devastated the Environment Film Sheri Chinen Biesen on Film Censorship: Regulating America’s Screen Author Post/Op-Ed / Book of the Week / Film / Wallflower How a Divisive Movie Franchise Still Persists in the #MeToo Era: A New Look at I Spit on Your Grave and I Spit on Your Grave: Déjà Vu Author Interview / Film / Philosophy An interview with Daniel Yacavone, author of "Film Worlds" Book Excerpt / Film The Rosita Conundrum Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published.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!