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 Excerpt / Book of the Week / Feminist Theory / Gay and Lesbian Studies / Gender Studies / Philosophy / Women's History Month Book Excerpts! Mad for Foucault and Are the Lips a Grave?, By Lynne Huffer Book of the Week / Gender Studies / Politics / Security Studies / Women's Studies Reviews of "The Hillary Doctrine" Book Excerpt / Film / Media Roundup Media RoundUp and Excerpts! Books in Film, Media, and Museum Studies Authored By Women Asian Literature / Asian Studies / Book of the Week / Current Events / Literary Studies Sei Shōnagon: Why Gender Stereotypes of an Ancient Woman Writer Still Resonate Today Author Interview / Film / Philosophy An interview with Daniel Yacavone, author of "Film Worlds" Book Excerpt / Book of the Week / Women's History Month / Women's Studies Learning to Doubt: An Excerpt from Tainted Witness, by Leigh Gilmore Author Interview / Author Post/Op-Ed / Book Giveaway / Book of the Week / Film Q&A: Philippe Met on The Cinema of Louis Malle New Book Tuesday New Book Tuesday: The Severed Head and Acts of God 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!