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The philosophy of David Lynch [electronic resource] / edited by William J. Devlin and Shai Biderman.

Contributor(s): Devlin, William J | Biderman, Shai.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Philosophy of popular culture: Publisher: Lexington, Ky. : University Press of Kentucky, c2011Description: 1 online resource (vii, 248 p.).ISBN: 9780813133966 (ebook); 0813133963 (ebook).Subject(s): Lynch, David, 1946- -- Criticism and interpretation | Film | Lynch, David (Regisseur) | Lynch, David, 1946- -- Criticism and interpretation | Fine Arts | PERFORMING ARTS -- Film & Video -- Direction & ProductionGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Philosophy of David Lynch.DDC classification: 791.4302/33092 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Introduction / William J. Devlin and Shai Biderman -- The World of David Lynch. "The Owls Are Not What They Seem": The Logic of Lynch's World / Robert Arp and Patricia Brace -- Intuition and Investigation into Another Place: The Epistemological Role of Dreaming in Twin Peaks and Beyond / Simon Riches -- The Horrors of Life's Hidden Mysteries: Blue Velvet / Sander H. Lee -- The Thing about David Lynch: Enjoying the Lynchian World / Russell Manning -- The World as Illusion: Rediscovering Mulholland Dr. and Lost Highway through Indian Philosophy / Ronie Parciack -- Selfhood and Subjectivity: The Existential Drive toward Self-Understanding. All Roads Lead to the Self: Zen Buddhism and David Lynch's Lost Highway / Mark Walling -- City of Dreams: Bad Faith in Mulholland Dr. / Jennifer McMahon -- Constellations of the Flesh: The Embodied Self in The Straight Story and The Elephant Man / Tal Correm -- David Lynch's Road Films: Individuality and Personal Freedom? / Richard Gaughran -- Lynch's Zarathustra: The Straight Story / Shai Frogel -- The Self Confronts the World: Issues in Ethics, Society, and Religion. "There's a Sort of Evil Out There": Emersonian Transcendentalism in Twin Peaks / Scott Hamilton Suter -- "In Heaven Everything Is Fine": Erasing Traditional Morality / Jason Southworth -- The Monster Within: Alienation and Social Conformity in The Elephant Man / Shai Biderman and Assaf Tabeka -- Prophesies, Experience, and Proof: Philosophy of Religion in Dune / William J. Devlin.
Summary: From his cult classic television series Twin Peaks to his most recent film Inland Empire (2006), David Lynch is best known for his unorthodox narrative style. An award-winning director, producer, and writer, Lynch distorts and disrupts traditional storylines and offers viewers a surreal, often nightmarish perspective. His unique approach to filmmaking has made his work familiar to critics and audiences worldwide, and he earned Academy Award nominations for Best Director for The Elephant Man (1980), Blue Velvet (1986), and Mulholland Drive (2001).Lynch creates a new reality for both characters
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Introduction / William J. Devlin and Shai Biderman -- The World of David Lynch. "The Owls Are Not What They Seem": The Logic of Lynch's World / Robert Arp and Patricia Brace -- Intuition and Investigation into Another Place: The Epistemological Role of Dreaming in Twin Peaks and Beyond / Simon Riches -- The Horrors of Life's Hidden Mysteries: Blue Velvet / Sander H. Lee -- The Thing about David Lynch: Enjoying the Lynchian World / Russell Manning -- The World as Illusion: Rediscovering Mulholland Dr. and Lost Highway through Indian Philosophy / Ronie Parciack -- Selfhood and Subjectivity: The Existential Drive toward Self-Understanding. All Roads Lead to the Self: Zen Buddhism and David Lynch's Lost Highway / Mark Walling -- City of Dreams: Bad Faith in Mulholland Dr. / Jennifer McMahon -- Constellations of the Flesh: The Embodied Self in The Straight Story and The Elephant Man / Tal Correm -- David Lynch's Road Films: Individuality and Personal Freedom? / Richard Gaughran -- Lynch's Zarathustra: The Straight Story / Shai Frogel -- The Self Confronts the World: Issues in Ethics, Society, and Religion. "There's a Sort of Evil Out There": Emersonian Transcendentalism in Twin Peaks / Scott Hamilton Suter -- "In Heaven Everything Is Fine": Erasing Traditional Morality / Jason Southworth -- The Monster Within: Alienation and Social Conformity in The Elephant Man / Shai Biderman and Assaf Tabeka -- Prophesies, Experience, and Proof: Philosophy of Religion in Dune / William J. Devlin.

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From his cult classic television series Twin Peaks to his most recent film Inland Empire (2006), David Lynch is best known for his unorthodox narrative style. An award-winning director, producer, and writer, Lynch distorts and disrupts traditional storylines and offers viewers a surreal, often nightmarish perspective. His unique approach to filmmaking has made his work familiar to critics and audiences worldwide, and he earned Academy Award nominations for Best Director for The Elephant Man (1980), Blue Velvet (1986), and Mulholland Drive (2001).Lynch creates a new reality for both characters

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