"Let's Entertain" (February 12-April 30, 2000):

a kind of exhibition catalogue from the Walker Art Exhibition Center , Minneapolis, that includes an essay on Lynch and American weirdness by Greil Marcus. 320 p ills colour & b/w 17 x 24 

 ISBN 0 935640 66 5

  Keith Booker: Strange TV. Innovative Television Series from The Twilight Zone to The X-Files

224 pp. index hardback
Greenwood Press

"This title studies how 'The Twilight Zone', 'The Prisoner', 'Twin Peaks' and 'The X-Files' display many of the central characteristics that critics and theorists have associated with postmodernism, including fragmentation of narratives and characters and multiplicity of genre. "

  Breskin, David: Inner views. Filmmakers in conversation. - London: Faber and Faber 1992. 

(a collection of "Rolling Stone"-Interviews, Lynch, Coppola, Burton and others) 

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  Richard Dienst: Still life in real time. Theory after television. - Durham, North Carolina: Duke University Press 1994. 

(on "Twin Peaks" and more)

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  Russel P. Dobash  / Philip  Schlesinger / C. Kay Weaver: Women viewing violence. - London: British Film Institute Publishing 1992. 

(on female spectatorship in the UK and USA, regarding violence in movies like 'Blue Velvet')

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Science Fiction Filmmaking in the 1980s Lee Goldberg , Randy Lofficier Jean-Marc Lofficier, & William Rabkin: Science Fiction Filmmaking in the 1980's. 279pp. ill,, McFarland, 1995

 ISBN 0899509185

Contains interviews with David Lynch,Kyle MacLachlan, and Raffaella De Laurentiis that previously appeared in the Starlog magazine (in different form)

Cut! Horror Writers On Horror Film Christopher Golden (Editor): Cut! Horror Writers On Horror Film.  Berkley Press 1982 . 297 pages. 

On Eraserhead, David Cronenberg, cannibal movies and more.
  Peter W. Graham / Fritz H. Oehlschlaeger (Contributor): Articulating the Elephant Man: Joseph Merrick and His Interpreters (Parallax: Re-Visions of Culture & Society). Johns Hopkins Univ Press, ISBN: 080184357X; (April 1992)  

Frank Herbert: Eye. 2001
REI 328 pp. illustrations paperback
Simon & Schuster (Trade Division)

"A collection of Frank Herbert stories, featuring 'The Road to Dune' and an introduction by Herbert describing his feelings of the filming of David Lynch's movie version of 'Dune'. Included is Herbert's own personal favourite story 'Seed Stock' and tales from his career."


Jim Hillier: American independent cinema. 2001 , 283 p. : ill., ports. ; 24 cm. 
London : British Film Institute Publishing, ISBN: 0851707580 0851707599 (pbk.) 

A sight and sound reader; TOC: Pioneers -- African Americans -- Queers -- Miniaturists and minimalists -- Mavericks: Robert Altman, Paul Thomas Anderson, Abel Ferrara, Spike Jonze, Harmony Korine, David Lynch, John Sayles -- Generics. Articles derived from the pages of Sight and sound magazine./ Includes bibliographical references and index.

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Foster Hirsch: Detours and lost highways : a map of neo-noir

Foster Hirsch: "Detours and lost highways : a map of neo-noir". New York : Limelight Editions, [1999] On "Lost Highway" and more.

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Jack Hunter: Inside Teradome - An Illustrated History of Freak Films Jack Hunter: Inside Teradome - An Illustrated History of Freak Films. Series: Creation Cinema Collection #2 ISBN: 1-871592-41-0 Paperback.  Creation Pub Group; 3rd edition (November 1995) ISBN: 1871592410 Pages: 224

(Deals with "Freaks", "Santa Sangre", "Eraserhead" and m.m.) 

  Fredric Jameson: Postmodernism, or the Cultural Logic of Late Capitalism. Duke University Press edition 1992 (reprint)

Chapter 9 deals with Lynch`s movies

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Brian Jarvis: Postmodern Cartographies. The Geographical Imagination in Contemporary American Culture. Pluto Press 1998. On Thomas Pynchon, David Lynch, Paul Auster and others.

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Patrizia Lombardo: Cities, Words and Images. From Poe to Scorsese. Hampshire: Palgrave McMillan, 2003

Includes the chapter "The Image versus the Visible: From Baudelaire's The Painter of Modern Life to David Lynch's Lost Highway"

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Emmanuel Levy: Cinema of Outsiders. The Rise of American Independent Film. On Lynch, the Coens, Jarmusch and others. New York University Press 2001

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Phillip Lopate: Totally, tenderly, tragically : essays and criticism from a lifelong love affair with the movies. New York : Anchor Books/Doubleday, 1998. Includes a chapter on David Lynch's Wild at Heart.

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Joel W. Martin and Conrad E. Ostwalt, Jr. (Ed.): "Screening the Sacred: Religion, Myth, and Ideology in Popular American Film". (Boulder: Westview Press, 1995). (Blue Velvet a.m.)

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  Xavier Mendik / Steven Jay Schneider (editors): Underground U.S.A. Filmmaking Beyond the Hollywood Canon. London: Wallflower Press, 2002  
  Robin Nelson:

TV drama in transition :forms, values, and cultural change. 1997 New York. St. Martin's Press, ISBN: 0312172761 (cloth) 0333677536 (cased) 0333677544 (pbk). 277 p. Includes "Coda : critical postmodernism : critical realism : Twin peaks and Our friends in the North"

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Danny Peary Cult Movies Danny Peary (ed.): Cult Movies

1982.  Presents 100 cult  movies, including David Lynch┤s Eraserhead, Freaks, Texas Chainsaw Massacre and more. Illustrated. 402 pages


  Anita Phillips: A Defence of Masochism.

165 pp. paperback
Faber and Faber Ltd

"Addressing the phenomenon of sado-masochism, this book presents a portrait of human longing, curiosity and eroticism, drawing on a variety of literary, psychoanalytic and cultural sources, from Freud and Sacher-Masoch's 'Venus in Furs' to David Lynch films and 'The Story of O'."

Jim Hoberman Midnight Moviesá Jonathan Rosenbaum (Contributor), Jim Hoberman: Midnight Movies 

Paperback - 348 pages Reprint edition (April 1991)
Da Capo Pr; ISBN: 0306804336 ;

(includes a chapter on 'Eraserhead')  

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  Robert J. Thompson: Television's second golden age. (Contains some thoughts on Twin Peaks, as well as on many other series). New York, 1996.  

Jack Sargeant & Stephanie Watson (eds.): Lost highways. Creation, 1999.288 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.Series: Creation cinema collection ; 15
Includes:. "David Lynch And The Road" by  Stuart Mitchell

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Richard K. Sherwin: When Law Goes Pop: The Vanishing Line between Law and Popular. (pp. 187-194 are about David Lynch´s Twin Peaks and Lost Highway)

University of Chicago Press 2000

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   Kevin L. Stoehr (ed):  Film and knowledge: Integrating images and ideas (McFarland & Co. Publishers, 2002). Will contain an essay on the narrative of David Lynch's Lost Highway.

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  Matthew Sweet. Inventing the Victorians. London: Faber, 2001. xxiii + 264 pp

(also deals with David Lynch┤s version of The Elephant Man)

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Yvonne Tasker: Fifty Contemporary Filmmakers. 2002
224 pp. paperback Taylor & Francis Ltd

One chapter is dedicated to David Lynch

  Laurent Tirard: Moviemaker Master Class
Private Lessons from the Worlds Foremost Directors

224 pp. 20 b&w illustrations paperback
Faber and Faber Ltd

"Twenty of the world's top film-makers are gathered together in this volume talk about the nuts and bolts of film-making. The directors include: Woody Allen; John Boorman; Martin Scorsese; David Lynch; the Coen brothers; Tim Burton; Pedro Almodovar; and Lars von Trier."

  James Van Hise: Calvin & Hobbes, Garfield, Bloom County, Doonesbury, and all that Funny Stuff .

  Las Vegas, Nev. : Pioneer Books, 1991. 149 p. : ill. ; 28 cm. Includes bibliographical references.  CONTENTS: The Angriest Dog in the World ; Bloom County & Outland ; Calvin & Hobbes ; Doonesbury ; The Far Side ; Garfield ; Life in Hell ; Mother Goose & Grimm ; Nuts ; The Quigmans ; Tank McNamara ; Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles ; Zippy the Pinhead. 1. Newspaper comic strips--History and criticism. 

Wallace  A Supposedly fun thing, I`ll never do again

David Foster Wallace: A Supposedly fun thing, I`ll never do again. Including the chapter "David Lynch keeps his head"

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  Reading Seminar XI: Lacan┤s four fundamental concepts of psychoanalysis 

(Albany,  Suny Press, 1995). Includes "The Lamella of David Lynch" by Slavoj Zizek.
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