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Stars, stripes and diamonds : American culture and the baseball film

Author: Marshall G Most; Robert Rudd
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This work treats baseball cinema as a separate film genre and explores the functions of baseball ideology as it is represented in that genre. It focuses on how the ideology of baseball has served not only to promote dominant values, but also to reconcile conflicting values in American culture"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Most, Marshall G.
Stars, stripes and diamonds.
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, ©2006
(OCoLC)607811455
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Marshall G Most; Robert Rudd
ISBN: 0786425180 9780786425181
OCLC Number: 65301767
Description: ix, 190 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. America's game --
2. Baseball on film : 1898-2005 --
3. The community of baseball --
4. Booze, broads, and baseball --
5. For love of the game --
6. Don't bet on it --
7. I hate this #*%# song --
8. The back of the dugout --
9. Girls don't play baseball --
10. The America that was meant to be.
Responsibility: Marshall G. Most and Robert Rudd.

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Treats baseball cinema as a film genre and explores the functions of baseball ideology as it is represented in that genre. This critical study focuses on how Hollywood's presentation of baseball has  Read more...
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"another little gem from McFarland...recommended"--Choice; "Most and Rudd make a valuable contribution to the literature of baseball cinema"--Nine.

 
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