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Dreaming of heroes : American sports fiction, 1868-1980

Author: Michael Oriard
Publisher: Chicago : Nelson-Hall, ©1982.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Sports stories
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Oriard, Michael, 1948-
Dreaming of heroes.
Chicago : Nelson-Hall, ©1982
(OCoLC)572816338
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Oriard
ISBN: 0882295888 9780882295886 0882297961 9780882297965
OCLC Number: 7837978
Description: viii, 382 pages ; 22 cm
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.
Responsibility: Michael Oriard.

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