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Spike Lee's America

Author: David Sterritt
Publisher: Cambridge, UK : Polity Press, 2013.
Series: America through the lens.
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Spike Lee has directed, written, produced, and acted in dozens of films that present an expansive, nuanced, proudly opinionated, and richly multifaceted portrait of American society. As the only African-American filmmaker ever to establish a world-class career, Lee has paid acute attention to the experiences of racial and ethnic minorities. But white men and women also play important roles in his movies, and his  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Spike Lee; Spike Lee
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Sterritt
ISBN: 9780745651828 0745651828 9780745651811 074565181X
OCLC Number: 828614358
Description: 254 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Contents: Challenging questions, no easy answers --
The early joints --
The Right thing and the love supreme --
Deeper into politics --
Brownstones in the nabe, projects in the hood --
Women and men, blacks and whites --
Crime, war, miracles --
Expanding horizons.
Series Title: America through the lens.
Responsibility: David Sterritt.

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Spike Lee has directed, written, produced, and acted in dozens of films that present an expansive, nuanced, proudly opinionated, and richly multifaceted portrait of American society. As the only  Read more...

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"Though he comes to praise Lee's oeuvre, Sterrit is even-handed with both critics and director." The Independent "Perfectly readable, mercifully free of cliched characterisations of the director as Read more...

 
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