Ball Tales: A Study of Baseball, Basketball and Football Fiction of the 1930s Through 1960s

Ball Tales: A Study of Baseball, Basketball and Football Fiction of the 1930s Through 1960s

Michelle Nolan / Sep 27, 2020
Ball Tales A Study of Baseball Basketball and Football Fiction of the s Through s This history of American sports fiction traces depictions of baseball basketball and football in works for all age levels from early dime novels through the s Chapters cover dime novel heroes Fra
  • Title: Ball Tales: A Study of Baseball, Basketball and Football Fiction of the 1930s Through 1960s
  • Author: Michelle Nolan
  • ISBN: 9780786439850
  • Page: 491
  • Format: Paperback
  • This history of American sports fiction traces depictions of baseball, basketball and football in works for all age levels from early dime novels through the 1960s Chapters cover dime novel heroes Frank and Dick Merriwell the explosion of sports novels before World War II and its influence on the authors who later wrote for baby boom readers how sports novels persistedThis history of American sports fiction traces depictions of baseball, basketball and football in works for all age levels from early dime novels through the 1960s Chapters cover dime novel heroes Frank and Dick Merriwell the explosion of sports novels before World War II and its influence on the authors who later wrote for baby boom readers how sports novels persisted during the Great Depression the rise and decline of sports pulps why sports comics failed postwar heroes Chip Hilton and Bronc Burnett the lack of sports fiction for females Duane Decker s Blue Sox books and the classic John R Tunis novels Appendices list sports pulp titles and comic books featuring sports fiction.
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    1. Nolan argued that sports pulp fiction is a largely ignored and underresearched field in pop cultural scholarship Collectors even undervalue fiction less than romance novels, mostly only looking at the novels for their cover art Nolan looks mostly at sports pulp fiction of the first half of the 20th century to the 1960s, with brief looks at sports comics and early films Sports pulp fiction was mostly aimed at youth, though branched out at fiction aimed at adults, particularly in mysteries, drama, [...]


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