Approaching Twin Peaks: Critical Essays on the Original Series

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Eric Hoffman, Dominick Grace
McFarland, 7 juil. 2017 - 212 pages
Though it lasted just two seasons, Twin Peaks (1990-1991) raised the bar for television and is now considered one of the great dramas in TV history. Its complex plots and sensational visuals both inspired and alienated audiences. After 25 years, the cult classic is being revived. This collection of new essays explores its filmic influences, its genre-bending innovations and its use of horror and science fiction conventions, from the original series through the earlier film prequel Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me and subsequent video releases.
 

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Table des matières

The Legacy of Twin Peaks
Surreal and Surrealist Elements in David Lynchs Television Series Twin Peaks Nicola Glaubitz and Jens Schröter
Intercourse Between Two Worlds John J Pierce
David Lynch Twin Peaks and Reinventing Television Kyle Barrett
Trauma Intermediality and the Pacific Northwest Weird Rachel Joseph
PostChristian Dissociative Rhetoric Within Twin Peaks Gavin F Hurley
Spiritual Ambivalence Moral Panic and Unsettling Legacy in Twin Peaks Elizabeth Lowry
The Lucifer Effect and Domestic Violence in Twin Peaks and The Shining Michail Zontos
David Lynchs American Nightmare Siobhan Lyons
Fire Walk with Me Martha L Diaz
How Twin Peaks Brought Viewers Existential Mobsters and Advertising Doppelgängers Donald McCarthy
The Entire Mystery and The Narrative Experience Fabian Grumbrecht
Fire Walk with Mes Missing Pieces Scott Von Doviak
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Eric Hoffman, a poet and essayist, is the author of sixteen books and lives in Connecticut. Dominick Grace, a professor of English at Brescia University College, has published numerous articles on subjects ranging from medieval and early modern literature to contemporary popular culture. He lives in London, Ontario, Canada.

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