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Spike Lee's America

Author: David Sterritt
Publisher: London : Polity Press, 2013.
Series: America through the lens
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1. pblView all editions and formats
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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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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Spike Lee; Spike Lee; Spike Lee
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Sterritt
ISBN: 9780745651828 0745651828
OCLC Number: 835284312
Description: 254 S. : Ill..
Contents: Acknowledgements viii Introduction: Challenging Questions, No Easy Answers 1 1 The Early Joints 13 2 The Right Thing and the Love Supreme 41 3 Deeper into Politics 90 4 Brownstones in the Nabe, Projects in the Hood 117 5 Women and Men, Blacks and Whites 135 6 Crime, War, Miracles 167 Epilogue: Expanding Horizons 190 Notes 194 Filmography 203 References 229 Index 245
Series Title: America through the lens
Responsibility: David Sterritt.

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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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