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The Spike Lee reader
Massood, Paula J., 1965-
Publication Information:
Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 2007.

Physical Description:
xxviii, 276 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
We've gotta have it--Spike Lee, African American film, and cinema studies / Paula J. Massood -- "Whose pussy is this" : a feminist comment / Bell Hooks -- Programming with School daze / Toni Cade Bambara -- Spike Lee and Black women / Michele Wallace -- But compared to what? reading realism, representation, and essentialism in School daze, Do the right thing, and the Spike Lee discourse / Wahneema Lubiano -- The double truth, Ruth : Do the right thing and the culture of ambiguity / James C. McKelly -- Spike Lee and the fever in the racial jungle / Ed Guerrero -- "Spike, don't mess Malcolm up" : courting controversy and control in Malcolm X / Anna Everett -- Through the looking glass and over the rainbow : exploring the fairy tale in Spike Lee's Crooklyn / Mark D. Cunningham -- Clockers (Spike Lee 1995) : adaptation in black / Keith M. Harris -- Reel men : Get on the bus and the shifting terrain of Black masulinities / S. Craig Watkins -- We shall overcome : preserving history and memory in 4 little girls / Christine Acham -- Spike Lee meets Aaron Copland / Krin Gabbard -- Race and Black American film noir : Summer of Sam as lynching parable / Dan Flory -- Racial kitsch and Black performance / Tavia Nyong'o -- "I be smackin' my hoes" : paradox and authenticity in Bamboozled / Beretta E. Smith-Shomade -- De profundis : a love letter from the inside man / David A. Gerstner.

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