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Title
All-stars & movie stars - sports in film & history
Author
Ron Briley
format
Hardback
Publisher
The University Press of Kentucky
Language
English
UK Publication Date
20080620

In addition to the thrill of victory and the agony of defeat, sports offer a versatile arena for discussion of class, race, gender, sexuality, and other social facets. ""All-Stars and Movie Stars: Sports in Film and History"" examines the interplay between sports films and defining characteristics of the cultures from which they emerge. This important and unique collection will serve scholars of film, popular culture, and public history.

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Ron Briley, assistant headmaster and teacher of history at Sandia Preparatory School, is the author of Class at Bat, Gender on Deck and Race in the Hole. Michael K. Schoenecke is professor of literature and languages at Texas Tech University. Deborah A. Carmichael, assistant professor at Michigan State University, is associate editor of the journal Film & History and editor of the collection The Landscape of Hollywood Westerns: Ecocriticism in an American Film Genre.

Type
BOOK
Keyword Index
Sports in motion pictures.|Sports.
Country of Publication
Kentucky
Number of Pages
318

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