By John Bale
This publication attracts on literature, particularly 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 publication commences with a overview of exiting professional- and anti-sport discourses after which proceeds to ascertain, 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 booklet attracts jointly the huge subject matters mentioned within the previous chapters.
Innovative in its approach to activity and literature and remarkable for its now not having been formerly explored in any intensity, this booklet may be of curiosity to readers from either social sciences and arts backgrounds.
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Anti-Sport Sentiments in Literature: Batting for the Opposition by John Bale