A Member of the Local Nine: Baseball and Identity in the Fiction of W.P. Kinsella

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The first in-depth study of Kinsella's fiction since 1987, this book offers a unique and updated analysis. Utilizing a variety of approaches and the hermeneutical lenses of race, gender, class, religion, sexuality, and post colonialism, this comprehensive text covers the five novels and numerous short stories featuring baseball. Topics include a broad history of both juvenile and adult baseball fiction, an overview of how the genre has grown since the early 1950s, and the various forms of national, community and individual ...

A Member of the Local Nine: Baseball and Identity in the Fiction of W.P. Kinsella 2011, McFarland & Company, Jefferson

ISBN-13: 9780786463176

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