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Dreaming of heroes : American sports fiction, 1868-1980 / Michael Oriard.


Chicago : Nelson-Hall, [1982] .
ISBN 0882297961, 9780882297965, 0882295888, 9780882295886

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Subjects Geschichte 1868-1980.
Roman.
Sport (Motiv)
Sports -- Récits.
Sports stories, American -- History and criticism.
Sports stories, American.
USA.
Description viii, 382 pages ; 22 cm
Copyright Date [1982]
©1982
Notes "A checklist of American sports fiction": pages 263-330.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 357-372) and index.
Contents Introduction: The field defined. -- Frank Merriwell's sons: the American athlete-hero. -- The sunlit field: country and city in American sports fiction. -- Intimations of mortality: youth and age in American sports fiction. -- Men without women: sexual roles in American sports fiction. -- In extra innings: history and myth in American sports fiction.
Genre Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)7837978
(OCoLC)ocm07837978
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Oriard, Michael, 1948-
Publication timeline, list of works, related names and subjects and other information

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