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Published: 01 May 2022

120 Pages | 20 black and white illustrations

7 x 5 inches

ISBN: 9781800859425

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The OA

David Sweeney

Auteur Publishing in partnership with Liverpool University Press


  • The first full-length critical appraisal of a ground-breaking TV show
  • Considers the varied influences on the show - from David Lynch, particularly Twin Peaks (1990-2017), Mulholland Drive (2001) and Inland Empire (2006), and comparable texts such as the Netflix Originals series Sense8 (2015-18) and Maniac (2018); and the writings of Jorge Luis Borges and Philip K Dick
  • Also viewed through the lens of media and social theory, including the work of Jean Baudrillard, Steven Shaviro, Jodi Dean, Mark Fisher and Shoshana Zuboff