Spike Lee's Do the Right Thing / Edition 1

Spike Lee's Do the Right Thing / Edition 1

by Mark A. Reid, Mark A. (Eds.) Reid, Horton Andrew
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0521559545

ISBN-13: 9780521559546

Pub. Date: 11/22/2005

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Spike Lee's "Do the Right Thing" brings together essays, freshly written for this edition, that analyze this controversial film from a variety of methodological perspectives. Collectively these essays connect the interracial strife of New York as treated in Do the Right Thing with the contemporary social climate and racism in America. Also included are reviews of

Overview

Spike Lee's "Do the Right Thing" brings together essays, freshly written for this edition, that analyze this controversial film from a variety of methodological perspectives. Collectively these essays connect the interracial strife of New York as treated in Do the Right Thing with the contemporary social climate and racism in America. Also included are reviews of the film by influential critics, a large selection of production stills, and a complete bibliography.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521559546
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
11/22/2005
Series:
Cambridge Film Handbooks Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
180
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.39(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction; The films of Shelton J. Lee Mark A. Reid; 1. Reflecting the times: Do the Right Thing revisited by William Grant; 2. The cinema of Spike Lee: images of a mosaic city Catherine Pouzoulet; 3. Polyphony and cultural expression: Interpreting musical traditions in Do the Right Thing Victoria Johnson; 4. Aesthetics, ethics, and politics in the films of Spike Lee Douglas Kellner; 5. The violence of public art: do the Right Thing W. J. T. Mitchell.

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