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The philosophy of Spike Lee

Author: Mark T Conard
Publisher: Lexington, Ky. : University Press of Kentucky, ©2011.
Series: Philosophy of popular culture.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents a series of essays which discuss the major themes and underlying philosophy behind the films of the African American director.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Spike Lee; Spike Lee; Spike Lee; Spike Lee; Spike Lee; Spike Lee
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mark T Conard
ISBN: 9780813133805 0813133807 9780813133812 0813133815
OCLC Number: 682895318
Description: ix, 251 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Preface --
Justice, value, and the nature of evil. The symbolism of blood in Clockers / Douglas McFarland --
The prostitution trap of elite sport in He got game / Jason Holt and Robert Pitter --
Aristotle and MacIntyre on Justice in 25th Hour / Mark T. Conard --
We can't get off the bus: a commentary on Spike Lee and moral motivation / Gabriella Beckles-Raymond --
Monsters and moralism in Summer of Sam / R. Barton Palmer --
Race, sexuality, and community. (Still) fighting the power: public space and the unspeakable privacy of the other in Do the right thing / Elizabeth Hope Finnegan --
Coworking in the kingdom of culture: identity and community in the films of Spike Lee / Charles F. Peterson --
Feminists and "freaks": She's gotta have it and Girl / Karen D. Hoffman --
The dialectic of King and X in Do the right thing / Michael Silberstein --
Fevered desires and interracial intimacies in Jungle fever / Ronald R. Sundstrom --
Bamboozled: philosophy through blackface / --
Dan Flory --
Time, the subject, and transcendence. Transcendence and sublimity in Spike Lee's signature shot / Jerold J. Abrams --
Economies of time in Clockers / Richard Gilmore --
Rethinking the first person: autobiography, authorship, and the contested self in Malcolm X / David LaRocca.
Series Title: Philosophy of popular culture.
Responsibility: edited by Mark T. Conard.

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Presents a series of essays which discuss the major themes and underlying philosophy behind the films of the African American director.

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