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Spike Lee's Do the Right Thing

ISBN-10: 0521559545

ISBN-13: 9780521559546

Edition: 1997

Authors: Mark A. Reid, Horton Andrew

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Spike Lees Do the Right Thing brings together essays, specially written for this edition, that analyse this controversial film from a variety of methodological perspectives. Among the issues examined in this volume are the production history of the film, the use of music, and the urban sociology of New York in the 1980s. Collectively, these essays connect the inter-racial 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.
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Book details

List price: $35.99
Copyright year: 1997
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 5/13/1997
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 180
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.550
Language: English

Mark A. Reid is Assistant Professor of English at the University of Florida, Gainesville. He has written extensively on black cinema.

Introduction
The films of Shelton
Reflecting the times: Do the Right Thing revisited
The cinema of Spike Lee: images of a mosaic city
Polyphony and cultural expression: Interpreting musical traditions in Do the Right Thing
Aesthetics, ethics, and politics in the films of Spike
The violence of public art: do the Right Thing