New PDF release: Anti-Sport Sentiments in Literature: Batting for the

By John Bale

ISBN-10: 0415422655

ISBN-13: 9780415422659

ISBN-10: 0415596254

ISBN-13: 9780415596251

This booklet attracts on literature, particularly 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 assessment of exiting seasoned- and anti-sport discourses after which proceeds to check, 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 okay. Jerome, John Betjeman and Alan Sillitoe. In its end, the ebook attracts jointly the vast issues mentioned within the previous chapters.






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

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