Playing at Monarchy: Sport as Metaphor in Nineteenth-Century France
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BeschreibungLooks at the ways sports and games are metaphorically used to defend and subvert, to praise and mock both class and political power structures in nineteenth-century France. This book examines what shaped these games of the nineteenth-century and how they appeared as allegory in French literature, newspapers, historical studies, and game manuals.
PortraitCorry Cropper is an associate professor of French studies at Brigham Young University and the author of several articles published in "Nineteenth-Century French Studies," the "French Review," and "French Literature Series."
Pressestimmen"...his unravelling of the socio-political connotations of games remains stimulating."-Peter Cogman, Times Literary Supplement, 20th March 2009
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: UNIV OF NEBRASKA PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Dezember 2008
Seitenanzahl: 247 Seiten