Eloquent Gestures


 collapse section1—  Introduction
 The Purpose of the Book
 Related Works
 Why Griffith? Why the Transitional Period?
 The Plan of the Book
 expand section2—  The Theatrical Heritage
 expand section3—  The Histrionic and Verisimilar Codes in the Biograph Films
 expand section4—  Performance Style and the Interaction of Signifying Practices
 expand section5—  D. W. Griffith and the Biograph Company
  6—  Henry B. Walthall
 expand section7—  Trade Press Discourse
  8—  Conclusion

 expand sectionNotes
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