By John Bale

This booklet attracts on literature, in particular at the writings of chosen novelists and poets to widen an current 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 envision, 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 wide subject matters mentioned within the previous chapters.

Innovative in its approach to activity and literature and remarkable for its no longer having been formerly explored in any intensity, this booklet can be of curiosity to readers from either social sciences and arts backgrounds.

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