Sport and Film

Ryall, Emily S (2015) Sport and Film. Sport, Ethics and Philosophy, 9 (3). pp. 344-347. ISSN 1751-1321

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Abstract

Whilst there have been other historical and sociological analyses of sports films, Sport and Film provides a contemporary and systematic exploration of both the evolution of sports film and how this genre is a prime exemplar of wider cultural values. Its primary thesis is that mainstream sports films ‘play a crucial role in sustaining and affirming the myth of achieving the American Dream’

Item Type: Article
Article Type: Book Review
Additional Information: Published online: 17 Jul 2015
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GV Recreation Leisure > GV557 Sports
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN1993 Motion Pictures
Divisions: Schools and Research Institutes > School of Sport & Exercise > Sport and Exercise
Research Priority Areas: Sport, Exercise, Health & Wellbeing
Depositing User: Emily Ryall
Date Deposited: 21 Dec 2015 14:28
Last Modified: 30 Aug 2017 13:37
URI: http://eprints.glos.ac.uk/id/eprint/2937

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