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The philosophy of David Lynch

Author: William J Devlin; Shai Biderman
Publisher: Lexington, Ky. : University Press of Kentucky, ©2011.
Series: Philosophy of popular culture.
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Named Person: David Lynch; David Lynch; David Lynch
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William J Devlin; Shai Biderman
ISBN: 9780813129914 0813129915 9780813133966 0813133963
OCLC Number: 682895301
Description: vii, 248 pages ; 24 cm.
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.
Series Title: Philosophy of popular culture.
Responsibility: edited by William J. Devlin and Shai Biderman.

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