Football and Literature in South America

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South America is a region that enjoys an unusually high profile as the origin of some of the world s greatest writers and most celebrated footballers. This is the first book to undertake a systematic study of the relationship between football and literature across South America. Beginning with the first football poem published in 1899, it surveys a range of texts that address key issues in the region s social and political history. Drawing on a substantial corpus of short stories, novels and poems, each chapter considers ...

Football and Literature in South America 2017, Routledge

ISBN-13: 9781138885608

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