"Comedy Incarnate: Buster Keaton, Physical Humor, and Bodily Coping", Noel Carroll surveys the characteristics of Buster Keaton's unique visual style, to reveal the distinctive experience of watching Keaton's films. Bold and provocative thesis written by one of America's foremost film theorists. Takes a unique look at the philosophies behind Keaton's style. Weighs visual elements over narrative form in the analysis of the Keaton's work. Provides a fresh vantage point for analysis of film and comedy itself.