A Rhetoric of Symbolic Identity: Analysis of Spike Lee's X and Bamboozled
- Publish Date: 2004-05-19
- Binding: Paperback
- Author: Gerald A. Powell Jr.
This study explores African American identity through film, drawing from Spike Lee's cinematic production of X (1992) and Bamboozled (2000). The study brings attention to how African American identity is negotiated in communicative interactions. In doing so, the study proposes an alternative rhetorical and cultural approach to the nuances of African American identity.