Baseball/Literature/Culture: Essays 2006/2007
McFarland & Company (series)
Paperback Book Details
- 202 Pages
- Released: September 1, 2009
- Originally Released: 2009
- Publisher: McFarland & Company, Inc.
|Edited by||Ronald E. Kates & Warren Tormey|
Description by OLDIES.com:
Topics covered include early baseball journalism; sportswriting as mythology; the Henry Wiggen baseball novels; fictionalized baseball broadcasts; racism, religious fundamentalism, patriotism and Marxism; Philip Roth’s The Great American Novel; Zane Grey; masculinity in Richard Greenberg’s Take Me Out; Willie Mays; Northern Exposure; Salvadore Dalí and surrealism; baseball’s economic trendsetters; Pete Rose; baseball literature in the classroom; and Jim Bunning’s perfect game, among others.