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Acting in the Cinema


In this richly detailed study, James Naremore focuses on the work of film acting, showing what players contribute to movies. Ranging from the earliest short subjects of Charles Chaplin to the contemporary features of Robert DeNiro, he develops a useful means of analyzing performance in the age of mechanical reproduction; at the same time, he reveals the ideological implications behind various approaches to acting, and suggests ways that behavior on the screen can be linked to the presentation of self in society. Naremore's ...

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Acting in the Cinema
1990, University of California Press

ISBN-13: 9780520071940

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Acting in the Cinema
1988, University of California Press, Berkeley, CA

ISBN-13: 9780520062283


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