Anti-Sport Sentiments in Literature: Batting for the by John Bale

By John Bale

This e-book attracts on literature, in particular at the writings of chosen novelists and poets to widen an latest anti-sport discourse to incorporate hitherto excluded voices from the area of literature.

The e-book commences with a evaluate of exiting seasoned- and anti-sport discourses after which proceeds to envision, in flip, the written works of 5 eminent authors, excavating from their writings their anti-sports rhetorics. those writers are Lewis Carroll (Charles Dodgson), Charles Hamilton Sorley, Jerome ok. Jerome, John Betjeman and Alan Sillitoe. In its end, the booklet attracts jointly the large issues mentioned within the previous chapters.

Innovative in its approach to game and literature and remarkable for its now not having been formerly explored in any intensity, this ebook might be of curiosity to readers from either social sciences and arts backgrounds.

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