SportsWorld : an American dreamland /

Tough and witty, SportsWorld is a well-known commentator's overview of the most significant form of mass culture in America, sports. It's a sweaty Oz that has grown in a century from a crucible for character to a complex of capitalism, a place where young people can find both self-fulfillm...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Lipsyte, Robert (Author)
Format: Book
Published: New Brunswick, New Jersey : Rutgers University Press, [2018]
Table of Contents:
  • Contents Introduction to the 2017 Edition Introduction to the Original Edition Chapter 1. Welcome to SportsWorld Chapter 2. Please Rise for Our National Pastime Chapter 3. Sport of the Sixties: Instant Replay ... Replay ... Replay ... Chapter 4. The Heavyweight Crown Prince of the World Chapter 5. Sport of the Seventies: Sly, Midnight Moves Chapter 6. The Rack Page Chapter 7. The Body Biz Chapter 8. Designated Heroes, Ranking Gods, All-Star Holy Persons Chapter 9. The Last American Dream Index.