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Spike Lee

Film Director (born 20-Mar-1957)


Cynthia Fuchs (editor). Spike Lee: Interviews. University Press of Mississippi. 2002. 228pp.

Spike Lee; with Kaleem Aftab. Spike Lee: That's My Story and I'm Sticking To It. W. W. Norton & Company. 2005. 320pp.

Spike Lee. Spike Lee's Gotta Have It: Inside Guerrilla Filmmaking. New York: Simon & Schuster. 1987.

Terry McMillan; et. al.. Five For Five: The Films of Spike Lee. New York: Stewart, Tabori & Chang. 1991. 215pp.

Gerald A. Powell, Jr.. A Rhetoric of Symbolic Identity: Analysis of Spike Lee's X and Bamboozled. University Press of America. 2004. 114pp.

Mark A. Reid (editor). Spike Lee's Do The Right Thing. Cambridge University Press. 1997. 176pp. Essays about the film.


  1. Twitter: @SpikeLee


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Public Information Research Namebase [link]

  5. Wikipedia [link]

  6. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  7. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.875)

  8. The Film Encyclopedia, 5th Edition (p.835)

  9. Cassell Companion to Cinema (p.327)

  10. Chambers Film and TV Handbook (p.192)

  11. The Encyclopedia of Film (pp.325-326)

  12. Contemporary North American Directors (pp.276-78)

  13. The New Biographical Dictionary of Film (p.507)

  14. The Guide to Film Directors (pp.496-501)

  15. The St. James Encyclopedia of Film Directors (pp.269-74)

  16. Celebrity Register 5th Issue (p.322)

  17. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.430)

  18. Britannica Almanac 2006 (p.85)

  19. St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture (vol.3, pp.122-24)

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