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Spike Lee

Author: Todd McGowan
Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, 2014.
Series: Contemporary film directors.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Since the release of Do the Right Thing in 1989, Spike Lee has established himself as a cinematic icon. Lee's mostly independent films garner popular audiences while at the same time engaging in substantial political and social commentary. He is arguably the most accomplished African American filmmaker in cinematic history, and his breakthrough paved the way for the success of many other African Americans in film.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
McGowan, Todd.
Spike Lee.
Urbana : University of Illinois Press, 2014
(DLC) 2013023553
(OCoLC)848393328
Named Person: Spike Lee; Spike Lee; Spike Lee; Spike Lee
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Todd McGowan
ISBN: 9780252095405 0252095405 130698100X 9781306981002
OCLC Number: 884725785
Language Note: Text in English.
Description: 1 online resource (163 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Confronted with too much. Singular subjects --
Driven by fantasy --
The politics of passion --
Fight the paranoia --
The costs of community --
Depictions of antagonism --
No outside --
Disturbing the spectator --
The effect of Spike Lee --
Interview with Spike Lee / by Lisa Collins.
Series Title: Contemporary film directors.
Responsibility: by Todd McGowan.

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Since the release of Do the Right Thing in 1989, Spike Lee has established himself as a cinematic icon. Lee's mostly independent films garner popular audiences while at the same time engaging in  Read more...

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