Mulholland Drive: An Intertextual Reading

Ebrahim Barzegar

Abstract


This article examines David Lynch’s Mulholland Drive from Kristeva’s concept of intertextuality. To achieve this aim, this study provides a close reading of the selected film so as to trace and illustrate the polyphonic network of references, citations, quotations and intertexts of Mulholland Drive to the significant already-made films such as Sunset Boulevard, The Wizard of Oz, and Persona.

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David Lynch, Intertextuality, Julia Kristeva

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5195/cinej.2014.114

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