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ERIC Number: EJ1027856
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014
Pages: 5
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 23
ISSN: ISSN-1521-0960
What the Butler Saw: Lee Daniels's Studies in Biography and History
Beck, Bernard
Multicultural Perspectives, v16 n1 p21-25 2014
The movie "Lee Daniels' The Butler" is an example of a work that is meant not only to entertain but to convey an important attitude and offer important viewpoints. The movie deals with a deep issue in the history of movies and the history of the country: racial inequality. Three issues are discussed in this article: (a) African Americans in movies, (b) the contradictions of the servant role, and (c) the generational conflict between fathers and sons.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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