Eloquent Gestures


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 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
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 The Transformation in Performance Style as Reflected in Trade Press Discourse
 Performance Style and the Debate over Cheap Amusements As Reflected in Trade Press Discourse
  8—  Conclusion

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