Spike Lee's Do the Right Thing
Mark A. Reid, Horton Andrew
Cambridge University Press, May 13, 1997 - Performing Arts - 162 pages
Spike Lee's "Do the Right Thing" brings together essays that analyze this controversial film from a variety of perspectives. Among the topics examined are the production history of the film, the use of music, and the urban sociology of New York in the 1980's. Collectively the essays connect the internal strife of New York as treated in Do the Right Thing with the contemporary social climate of and racism in the United States. The volume also includes reviews of the film by influential critics, a selection of production stills, a filmography, and a select bibliography.
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