Table of contents for The comedy of philosophy : sense and nonsense in early cinematic slapstick / Lisa Trahair.

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Contents
Acknowledgements									i
Introduction										5
1	The Comedy of Philosophy: Hegel, Bataille and Derrida			27
 
2	Restricted and General Economy: Narrative, Gag and Slapstick in 
 One Week									56
 
3	The Machine of Comedy: Gunning, Deleuze and Buster Keaton		91
4	Fool¿s Gold: Metamorphoses in Sherlock Jr.					133
 
5	Jokes and Their Relation to ¿						160
 
6	The Comic: Degradation and Refinement in 1920s Cinematic Slapstick	190
 
 
7	From Words to Images (Gagging)						221
 
 
8	Figural Vision: Freud, Lyotard and City Lights				250
 
 
9	Preposterous Figurality: Comic cinema and bad metaphor			282
 
 
Endnotes										313
 
 
Bibliography										355

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Comedy films -- History and criticism.