Anti-Sport Sentiments in Literature: Batting for the Opposition

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This book draws on literature, specifically on the writings of selected novelists and poets to widen an existing anti-sport discourse to include hitherto excluded voices from the world of literature. The book commences with a review of exiting pro- and anti-sport discourses and then proceeds to examine, in turn, the written works of five eminent authors, excavating from their writings their anti-sports rhetorics. These writers are Lewis Carroll (Charles Dodgson), Charles Hamilton Sorley, Jerome K. Jerome, John Betjeman and ...

Anti-Sport Sentiments in Literature: Batting for the Opposition 2010, Routledge, London

ISBN-13: 9780415596251

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Anti-Sport Sentiments in Literature: Batting for the Opposition 2007, Routledge

ISBN-13: 9780415422659

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