Full of Secrets: Critical Approaches to Twin Peaks

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David Lavery
Wayne State University Press, 1995 - Literary Criticism - 281 pages
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Full of Secrets contains virtually everything you need to know about Twin Peaks. This fascinating collection of essays considers David Lynch’s politics, the enigmatic musical score, and the show’s cult status, treatment of family violence, obsession with doubling, and silencing of women. Also included are a director and writer list, a cast list, a Twin Peaks calendar, a complete scene breakdown for the entire series, and a comprehensive bibliography.
  

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Review: Full of Secrets: Critical Approaches to Twin Peaks (Contemporary Approaches to Film and Media)

User Review  - Francisco Becerra - Goodreads

A collection of well done essays related to the most awesome TV show ever produced. Like Back to Frank Black: A Return to Chris Carter's Millennium, a must for all those who want to know how to do extraordinary TV. Read full review

Review: Full of Secrets: Critical Approaches to Twin Peaks (Contemporary Approaches to Film and Media)

User Review  - Stan - Goodreads

Really enjoyed most of the takes on the greatest tele show ever broadcast. Two of the chapters I had to skip. But the remaining I truly enjoyed. Read full review

Contents

The Art and Politics of Twin Peaks
15
Double Talk in Twin Peaks
16
What Happened toon
30
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51
Family Romance Family Violence and the Fantastic in Twin Peaks
70
The Canonization of Laura Palmer
93
A Feminist Reading of Twin Peaks
109
Alice Kuzniar
120
Entering the Body of Reality
144
The Disorder of Things in Twin Peaks
160
Speaking of Twin Peaks
173
Appendix
196
Bibliography
259
Index
275
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About the author (1995)

David Lavery (Ph.D. in English, University of Florida) is professor and chair of the Department of English at Middle Tennessee State University. He is the author of numerous essays and of Late for the Sky: The Mentality of the Space Age (Southern Illinois University Press).

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