Identity and Myth in Sports Documentaries

Identity and Myth in Sports Documentaries

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In Identity and Myth in Sports Documentaries, editors Zachary Ingle and David Sutera have assembled a collection of essays that look at the ways in which identitya€”national, religious, ethnic, racial, etc.a€”and myth are constructed, perpetuated, or questioned in documentaries produced in the United States, France, Australia, Germany, and Japan. This volume is divided into three sections: a€œAmerican Identity and Myth, a€ a€œRace and Ethnicity, a€ and a€œGlobal Perspectives.a€ Spanning several decades, the landmark sports documentaries discussed in this volume include Hoop Dreams, The Endless Summer, The Life and Times of Hank Greenberg, Olympia, and Tokyo Olympiad. Sports covered in these films include baseball, football, basketball, boxing, soccer, surfing, and the Olympics.Critical Essays Zachary Ingle, David M. Sutera. White-Outl l3 4. Nick Ford and David Brown, Surfing and Social Theory. ... Joan Ormrod, a€œEndless Summer ( 1964): Consuming Waves and Surfing the Frontier, a€ Film aamp; History 35, no.1 (2005 ):anbsp;...

Title:Identity and Myth in Sports Documentaries
Author:Zachary Ingle, David M. Sutera
Publisher:Rowman & Littlefield - 2013


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