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Passion of David Lynch Wild at Heart in Hollywood

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ISBN-10: 0292755651

ISBN-13: 9780292755659

Edition: 1997

Authors: Martha P. Nochimson

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Filmmaker David Lynch asserts that when he is directing, ninety percent of the time he doesn't know what he is doing. To understand Lynch' films, Martha Nochimson believes, requires a similar method of being open to the subconscious, of resisting the logical reductiveness of language. In this innovative book, she draws on these strategies to offer close readings of Lynch' films, informed by unprecedented, in-depth interviews with Lynch himself. Nochimson begins with a look at Lynch' visual influencesJackson Pollock, Francis Bacon, and Edward Hopperand his links to Alfred Hitchcock and Orson Welles, then moves into the heart of her study, in-depth analyses of Lynch' films and television…    
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Book details

List price: $28.95
Copyright year: 1997
Publisher: University of Texas Press
Publication date: 1/1/1997
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.232

Martha P. Nochimson has had a distinguished academic career, teaching at the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University and serving at Mercy College as the creator and first Chair of the film program. She is the author of five previous books, including The Passion of David Lynch: Wild at Heart in Hollywood.

Introduction: David Lynch at A (feminine) Glance, Or Her Eyes Were Moving, but She Didn'T Know It
Portrait of the Director as a Surfer in the Waves of the Collective Unconscious
Just Met the Good Witch
Seeing Something That Was Always Hidden
The Stream Flows, the Wind Blows
Please Remember, You Are Dealing with a Human Form
If You Are Falling in Space
Coda the Passion of David Lynch: The Lady Or the Highway
Appendix: Industrial Symphony No. 1: The Dream of the Broken Hearted
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