Baseball Baseball/Literature/Culture: Essays 2006/2007

Baseball - Baseball/Literature/Culture: Essays
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  • 202 Pages
  • Paperback
  • Released: September 1, 2009
  • Originally Released: 2009
  • Publisher: McFarland & Company, Inc.

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The Conference on Baseball in Literature and American Culture has consistently produced a strong body of scholarship since its inception in 1995. Essays presented at the 2006 and 2007 conferences are published in this work.

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 DalĂ­ and surrealism; baseball's economic trendsetters; Pete Rose; baseball literature in the classroom; and Jim Bunning's perfect game, among others.

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  • ISBN: 9780786436804
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