The Baseball Novel

The Baseball Novel

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This annotated bibliography covers approximately 400 novels published from 1838 through 2007. A substantial introduction to the history and development of the genre precedes the chronologically arranged entries, which provide bibliographic details and extensive annotations on plot, themes, and compositional strengths and weaknesses. Mainstream novels by writers such as Hemingway, Wolfe, Roth, and DeLillo are included. Appendices provide historical overviews for the primary baseball subgenres, including mystery, fantasy, and science-fiction; lists for novels that foreground issues of race or ethnicity (or both, as in Winegardner's Vera Cruz Blues), gender (Gilbert's A League of Their Own), and class (Hay's The Dixie Association); and the author's rankings of great baseball novels overall and by subgenre.He was captured by the Confederates in Louisiana and sent to Camp Ford in Texas as a prisoner of war. He played ball ... Even though the Southerners discovered that the game was part of a plan to escape, the contest was still played as a display of sectional pride. It ended when ... Seattle: Bugle Books, 2005. Brady Greeranbsp;...

Title:The Baseball Novel
Author:Noel Schraufnagel
Publisher:McFarland - 2008-08-15


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