May 21, 2014 at 9:52 am

Gillespie Analyzes Spike Lee’s ‘Do the Right Thing’ in Routledge Encyclopedia of Film

Dr. Michael B. Gillespie, Assistant Professor in African American Studies, analyzes Spike Lee’s film “Do The Right Thing” in the Routledge Encyclopedia of Film, due out in July.

Routledge Encyclopedia of FilmGillespie’s piece on Do The Right Thing is part of the Routledge Encyclopedia of Film, which comprises 200 essays by leading film scholars analyzing the most important, influential, innovative and interesting films of all time. Arranged alphabetically, each entry explores why each film is significant for those who study film and explores the social, historical and political contexts in which the film was produced. Ranging from Hollywood classics to international bestsellers to lesser-known representations of national cinema, this collection is deliberately broad in scope crossing decades, boundaries and genres. The encyclopedia thus provides an introduction to the historical range and scope of cinema produced throughout the world.

Read more about the Routledge Encyclopedia of Film, edited by Sabine Haenni, Sarah Barrow, John White.

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