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The Cambridge Companion To Cricket

Author : Anthony Bateman
ISBN : 9780521761291
Genre : History
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Perfect for fans and scholars alike, this Companion explores cricket's origins, global reach, iconic personalities and enduring popularity.

The Cambridge Companion To Football

Author : Rob Steen
ISBN : 9781107433984
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Football is the world's most popular sport. It is a cultural phenomenon and a global media spectacle. For its billions of fans, it serves as a common language. But where does its enduring popularity come from? Featuring essays from prominent experts in the field, scholars and journalists, this Companion covers ground seldom attempted in a single volume about football. It examines the game's oft-disputed roots and traces its development through Europe, South America and Africa, analysing whether resistance to the game is finally beginning to erode in China, India and the United States. It dissects the cult of the manager and how David Beckham redefined sporting celebrity. It investigates the game's followers, reporters and writers, as well as its most zealous money makers and powerful administrators. A valuable resource for students, scholars and general readers, The Cambridge Companion to Football is a true and faithful companion for anyone fascinated by the people's game.

The Cambridge Companion To Keats

Author : Susan J. Wolfson
ISBN : 052165839X
Genre : Literary Criticism
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In The Cambridge Companion to Keats, leading scholars discuss Keats's work in several fascinating contexts: literary history and key predecessors; Keats's life in London's intellectual, aesthetic and literary culture and the relation of his poetry to the visual arts. These specially commissioned essays are sophisticated but accessible, challenging but lucid, and are complemented by an introduction to Keats's life, a chronology, a list of contemporary people and periodicals, a source reference for famous phrases and ideas articulated in Keats's letters, a glossary of literary terms and a guide to further reading.

The Cambridge Companion To Virtue Ethics

Author : Daniel C. Russell
ISBN : 9781107001169
Genre : History
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Addresses the history, future and contemporary application of virtue ethics.

The Cambridge Companion To Modernist Culture

Author : Celia Marshik
ISBN : 9781107049260
Genre : Art
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This companion provides students and scholars alike with an interdisciplinary approach to literary modernism. Through essays written on a range of cultural contexts, this collection helps readers understand the significant changes in belief systems, visual culture, and pastimes that influenced, and were influenced by, the experimental literature published around 1890-1945.

The Cambridge Companion To Harold Pinter

Author : Peter Raby
ISBN : 9780521886093
Genre : Drama
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Updated edition of this popular Companion examining the wide range of Pinter's work, and his continuing impact and influence.

Cricket

Author : Rob Steen
ISBN : 1840460318
Genre : Cricket
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In the INSIDE THE GAME series which provides an armchair guide to the sport. An introduction to the sport at the highest level. Includes the key terms used and what they mean, the techniques and tactics, the great teams and players, the great games, and the rules. The history of the sport is described.

Sport History And Heritage

Author : Jeff Hill
ISBN : 9781843837886
Genre : History
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An examination of the relationship between sport and its cultural heritage.

The Cambridge Companion To Tom Stoppard

Author : Katherine E. Kelly
ISBN : 0521645921
Genre : Drama
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Companion to the work of playwright Tom Stoppard who also co-authored screenplay of Shakespeare in Love.

The Cambridge Companion To Popular Fiction

Author : David Glover
ISBN : 9781107493858
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Popular commercial fiction emerged in the nineteenth century, with serialised novels and sensational penny dreadfuls. Today it remains a multi-million dollar industry giving pleasure to many, but it is also a field of growing interest for scholars and students of literature. This Companion covers the major developments in the history of popular fiction, with specially commissioned chapters on pulp fiction, bestsellers, and comics and graphic narratives. The volume also examines the public and personal everyday contexts within which popular texts are read, highlighting the ways in which such narratives have circulated across a variety of constantly changing media, including theatre, television, cinema and new computer-based digital forms. Case studies from key genres - crime fiction, romance and Gothic horror - as well as a full chronology and guide to further reading make this collection indispensable to all those interested in this complex and vibrant cultural field.

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