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Voicing the Dummy

Douglas Robinson

in Ring Lardner and the Other

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195076004
eISBN:
9780199855131
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195076004.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

“Who Dealt?” is a story about a game of auction bridge, evidently, given the year of its writing. Lardner's work is usually full of games, of course—it is one of the things he is popular for. But ... More


The Leaguers: The Making of Professional Football in England, 1900–1939

Matthew Taylor

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853236399
eISBN:
9781846313486
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313486
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The Football Association of England has become a multi-billion pound industry. But how did English football become not only the defining sport of the nation but also one of the most successful sports ... More


Sambos, Savages, and the Shakiness of Whiteness

Louis Moore

in I Fight for a Living: Boxing and the Battle for Black Manhood, 1880-1915

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780252041341
eISBN:
9780252099946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041341.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

While fighters drew the color line, and cities and states banned interracial competition. White sportswriters did their part to by caricaturizing black boxers in a myriad of despicable ways to ... More


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