Natural Selection

Natural Selection

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Giddens brings together the best of his previously uncollected essays, including a few written expressly for this volume. Writing with insight, humor, and a famously deft touch, he offers sharp-edged perspectives on such diverse subjects as Federico Fellini, Bob Dylan, and the cartoon version of qAnimal Farm.q... pathos and comedy, The Kid; his 1936 leave-taking of silent pictures, Modern Times (another gut-wrenching ending and the definitive ... industrya#39;s wheel); and the 1928 tour de force, The Circus, which offers a template for Orson Wellesa#39;s hall of mirrors in Lady of Shanghai, ... to memos and scripts (the 2003 release adds the very considerable bonus of a penetrating documentary written and directed byanbsp;...

Title:Natural Selection
Author:Gary Giddins
Publisher:Oxford University Press on Demand - 2006


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