Twin Peaks: Irony Mistuned

Over at Post-45, I write about the new Twin Peaks:

“The characters of Twin Peaks are animated by just such peculiar sentiments; they say and feel other than they mean, because they don’t know what they mean. This is finally an irony of genre. Botticelli’s Madonnas, according to Pater, are “peevish-looking”; this, he says, is their charm. They’re not sure about the kind of story they’re in; they can’t harmonize with it. No one in The Return can, either.” More

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