The Resource Sport and the spirit of play in American fiction: : Hawthorne to Faulkner, Christian K. Messenger, (ebook)

Sport and the spirit of play in American fiction: : Hawthorne to Faulkner, Christian K. Messenger, (ebook)

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Sport and the spirit of play in American fiction: : Hawthorne to Faulkner
Title
Sport and the spirit of play in American fiction:
Title remainder
Hawthorne to Faulkner
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Christian K. Messenger
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Language
eng
Summary
In this comprehensive and insightful study, Christian K. Messenger contends that American writers have always created characters at play in the sure knowledge that to be active in sport in America is to be in touch with its people, their traditions, and their fantasy lives. This is the first inclusive critical study of sport in American fiction with chapters on individual authors such as Hawthorne, Lardner, Fitzgerald, Hemingway, and Faulkner, as well as studies of sport in the literature of the frontier and in boys' formula fiction. A work of literary criticism, Sport and the Spirit of Play in American Fiction also draws on the cultural history of American sport and leisure and on a century of American literature
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Midwest
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1943-
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Messenger, Christian K.
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813/.009/355
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • American fiction
  • Sports in literature
  • Athletes in literature
  • Play in literature
  • Sports stories
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adult
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Sport and the spirit of play in American fiction: : Hawthorne to Faulkner, Christian K. Messenger, (ebook)
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unknown
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1 online resource
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9780231516617
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11860192
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remote
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11860192
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MWT11860192
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Sport and the spirit of play in American fiction: : Hawthorne to Faulkner, Christian K. Messenger, (ebook)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780231516617
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11860192
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11860192
System control number
MWT11860192
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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