Baseball, Literature, Culture: Essays 2006-2007 by Ronald E. Kates, Warren Tormey
Baseball, Literature, Culture: Essays 2006-2007
Author: Ronald E. Kates, Warren Tormey
Title: Baseball, Literature, Culture: Essays 2006-2007
ISBN10: 0786436808
ISBN13: 978-0786436804
Format: .PDF .EPUB .FB2
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Publisher: McFarland (February 26, 2008)
Language: English
Size pdf: 1713 kb
Size epub: 1813 kb
Rating: 4.2 ✪
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Category: Sports & Outdoors
Subcategory: Baseball
The Conference on Baseball in Literature and American Culture has consistently produced a strong body of scholarship since its inception in 1995. Essays presented at the 2006 and 2007 conferences are published in this work. Topics covered include early baseball journalism; sportswriting as mythology; the Henry Wiggen baseball novels; fictionalized baseball broadcasts; racism, religious fundamentalism, patriotism and Marxism; Philip Roths The Great American Novel; Zane Grey; masculinity in Richard Greenberg s Take Me Out; Willie Mays; Northern Exposure; Salvadore Dali and surrealism; baseball s economic trendsetters; Pete Rose; baseball literature in the classroom; and Jim Bunning s perfect game, among others.