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The Bowling Was Superfine

Author : Stewart Brown
ISBN : 184523054X
Genre : Fiction
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With poems, stories, extracts from novels, essays, speeches, and cricket journalism, this account is a multifaceted portrait of the significance of cricket to the Caribbean and the attraction of Caribbean cricket to the outside world. From the global playing fields to the bumpier village fields and sugar estates, this is a celebration of those who forged an art out of a game, transformed a colonial sport into the cutting edge of Caribbean nationalism, and, in the 1970s and 1980s, changed forever the nature of the game.
Category: Fiction

Ethnicity Sport Identity

Author : Andrew Ritchie
ISBN : 9781135755881
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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The struggle for status within sport is a microcosm of the struggle for rights, freedom and recognition within society. Injustices within sport often reflect larger injustices in society as a whole. In South Africa, for example, sport has been crucial in advancing the rights and liberty of oppressed groups. The geographical and chronological range of the essays in Ethnicity, Sport, Identity reveal the global role of sport in this advance. The collection examines cases of discrimination directed at individuals or groups, resulting in their exclusion from full participation in sport and their consequent struggle for inclusion. It shows how ethnic and national identity are sources of social cohesion and political assertion within sport, and it illustrates the manner in which sport has served to project ethnicity in various, often contradictory ways. It depicts sport as an agent of conservatism and radicalism, superiority and subordination, confidence and lack of confidence, and as a source of disenfranchisement and enfranchisement. That sport has been, and continues to be, a potent means of both ethnic restriction and release can no longer be ignored.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Tassa Chutney Soca

Author : Zeno Obi Constance
ISBN : UTEXAS:059173002190116
Genre : Calypso (Music)
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Author : West India Committee
ISBN : SRLF:D0001125236
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Stead S Review

Author : William Henry Fitchett
ISBN : CHI:79373956
Genre : Australian periodicals
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Category: Australian periodicals

Tourist Traveller Troublemaker

Author : Stewart Brown
ISBN : UCSC:32106019864682
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Major essays on the work of Derek Walcott, Kamau Brathwaite, Lorna Goodison, Kwame Dawes, and other prominent Caribbean, African, British, and American poets are featured in this collection that has as its subtext a mistrust of postcolonial theory and its whole academic industry/enterprise. Stewart Brown includes autobiographical, literary essays that establish the ground from which the other essays are written, asserting that poetry is more important than its criticism. Thoroughly revised, expanded, and updated, these essays were written mainly for literary rather than academic journals, and are wide-ranging, provocative, and intellectually rigorous.
Category: Literary Criticism

Arlott And Trueman On Cricket

Author : John Arlott
ISBN : UVA:X000173138
Genre : Cricket
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Includes an anthology of cricket literature.
Category: Cricket

A Breathless Hush

Author : David Rayvern Allen
ISBN : UOM:39015059159411
Genre : Cricket
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An Anthology of the finest cricket verse of the last 200 years, including contributions from Arthur Conan Doyle, E.V. Lucas, Francis Thompson and Neville Cardus, and several previously unpublished works.
Category: Cricket

The Boundary Book

Author : Leslie Frewin
ISBN : UOM:39015003852475
Genre : Cricket
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An anthology for cricket lovers. Stories of great batsman and bowlers and memories of famous matches.
Category: Cricket

The Poetry Of Cricket

Author : Leslie Frewin
ISBN : IND:30000114920519
Genre : Cricket
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Author : Amol Rajan
ISBN : 9781446483718
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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They are the masters of deception, the jokers in the pack; illusionists conjuring wickets out of thin air with nothing more than an ambled approach and a wonky grip. Not for them the brutish physicality of the pace bowler nor the reactive slogging of the batsman. Theirs is a more cerebral art. They stand alone in a team sport. They are Twirlymen. Having himself failed through a combination of injury and indolence to become a leg-spinner of renown, Amol Rajan pays homage to that most eccentric of all sporting heroes - the spin bowler. On a journey through cricket history Rajan introduces us to the greatest purveyors of that craft, from W. G. Grace to Graeme Swann via Clarrie Grimmet's flipper, Muttiah Muralitharan's helicopter wrist, Shane Warne's ball-of-the-century and all the rest.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Play On Words

Author : H. Bundy Shaw
ISBN : 9781469161747
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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ALL NET PROCEEDS FROM THE SALE OF THIS BOOK ARE DONATED TO THE NATIONAL MS SOCIETY. Check out Bundy singing one of his songs to his Granddaughter at her Bat Mitzvah PLAY ON WORDS is another term for pun. Pun is the humorous use of a word or phrase so as to emphasize or suggest its diff erent meanings or applications. Play can mean a dramatic composition or piece; a performance, as on the stage; exercise or activity for amusement or recreation; fun or jest, as opposed to seriousness ( This book is full of humor, puns, and lots of fun. H. Bundy Shaw loved words. He loved the diff erent uses, the different meanings, and the different pronunciations of words. Bundy also loved to play the piano, sing, and make people smile. Most of all, he loved his family, friends, and extended family. This book is a sixty-year history of Bundys writing, beginning with poems he wrote during World War II, through his career with Playtex, his retirement in southern Florida until his death in 2002. He wrote lyrics for skits at the Playtex Annual Meeting, which included Trouble in Midriff City about the new Long Line Living Bra. He wrote lyrics and poems for anniversaries, weddings, birthdays, and bar and bat mitzvahs. Encompassed in them was a complete biography of the person or people he was honoring. He also wrote a musical, Our Fair Couple, which is a spoof of My Fair Lady. Bundy never earned any money from his lyrics and writing, so all the profits from the sale of this book will be donated to the National MS Society in his memory. It is my hope that these writings will bring enjoyment to you.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Buyers Directory Issue

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ISBN : UCAL:B3145395
Genre : Oil industries
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