By John Bale
This e-book attracts on literature, in particular at the writings of chosen novelists and poets to widen an latest anti-sport discourse to incorporate hitherto excluded voices from the realm of literature.
The ebook commences with a overview of exiting professional- 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 ok. Jerome, John Betjeman and Alan Sillitoe. In its end, the ebook attracts jointly the large subject matters mentioned within the previous chapters.
Innovative in its approach to recreation and literature and remarkable for its no longer having been formerly explored in any intensity, this booklet should be of curiosity to readers from either social sciences and arts backgrounds.
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