Slapstick and Comic Performance: Comedy and Pain

Slapstick and Comic Performance: Comedy and Pain[PDF / Epub] ☉ Slapstick and Comic Performance: Comedy and Pain ❤ Louise Peacock – Jobs-in-kingston.co.uk Slapstick comedy has been entertaining audiences for centuries Within slapstick, comic pain and comic violence are performed to provoke laughter This book explores just how and why the performance of Slapstick comedy has Comic Performance: MOBI ð been entertaining audiences for centuries Within slapstick, comic pain and comic violence are performed to provoke laughter This book explores just how and why the performance of pain and violence can make us laugh It examines the centrality of the double act, the importance of morality and the techniques used by slapstick performersIn this engaging new book, Louise Peacock provides a Slapstick and Epub / detailed consideration of the ways in which slapstick is structured and performed, exploring a range of examples drawn from theatre, film and television including Commedia dell Arte, Punch and Judy, Circus Clowns, television sitcoms like Some Mothers Do Ave Em and a wide range of films from Charlie Chaplin s Modern Times to The Hangover. Much of this book goes into detail about slapstick in theater and live performance however, it was very useful in researching and explaining how slapstick comedy takes form in film even though film was one of the least discussed areas of slapstick within the book I would have loved if Peacock explained further or created another book about slapstick s specificity just to film, but it was sufficient for my research and understanding As far as I know, this is the only scholarly book out there Much of this book goes into detail about slapstick in theater and live performance however, it was very useful in researching and explaining how slapstick comedy takes form in film even though film was one of the least discussed areas of slapstick within the book I would have loved if Peacock explained further or created another book about slapstick s specificity just to film, but it was sufficient for my research and understanding As far as I know, this is the only scholarly book out there that explains slapstick as a legitimate topic of discussion and is very clear in defining slapstick comedy which is very hard to do

Slapstick and Comic Performance: Comedy and Pain PDF/EPUB
  • Hardcover
  • 192 pages
  • Slapstick and Comic Performance: Comedy and Pain
  • Louise Peacock
  • 09 March 2017
  • 0230364136