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The Essential Chaplin

Perspectives on the Life and Art of the Great Comedian

Richard Schickel (Editor)


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Paperback (5/18/2006)


The most important criticism of the great comedian's work, including pieces by Andrew Sarris, David Thomson, Gilbert Seldes, Alistair Cooke, Robert E. Sherwood, Stark Young, Edmund Wilson, Stanley Kauffmann, Alexander Woollcott, George Jean Nathan, Max Eastman, Robert Warshow, Water Kerr, and James Agee. Richard Schickel, one of our outstanding film critics, has written a long introduction. Praise for Schickel's Chaplin documentary: An invaluable critic and historian.... Schickel's like a course in cultural history taught by a witty, slightly dyspeptic professor.-A. O. Scott, New York Times

Ivan R. Dee Publisher, 9781566636827, 315pp.

Publication Date: May 25, 2006