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Gender and genre in sports documentaries critical essays

Zachary Ingle; David M. Sutera 1967-


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  • Title:
    Gender and genre in sports documentaries critical essays
  • Author: Zachary Ingle; David M. Sutera 1967-
  • Description: Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Part 1: Aesthetic Approaches; 1 "A Few Brief Moments"; 2 The Wrestling Road Diaries; 3 Murderball; 4 History and Performance in Spike's Sports Docs; 5 Senna; Part 2: Gender and Sexuality; 6 "The Best Storyteller of Them All"; 7 Manhood in a Bottle; 8 Out and Proud; Part 3: Sports on the Margins; 9 Battle Gaming; 10 Role Models and Regular People; 11 The Death of Kayfabe; Filmography; Index; About the Editors; About the Contributors
    In Gender and Genre in Sports Documentaries, editors Zachary Ingle and David Sutera have assembled a collection of essays that look at the various aspects of sports documentaries. Some of the essays examine questions of gender and sexuality, specifically how masculinity and homosexuality are represented in sports documentaries. Other chapters focus on the characteristics of the sports documentary, exploring how aspects of aesthetics and narrative shape the form. Besides chapters on basketball, football, baseball, boxing,
  • Publication Date: c2013
  • Publisher: Lanham, MD : Scarecrow Press, Inc.
  • Format: 1 online resource (205 p.).
  • Identifier: ISBN 9780810887886
  • Subjects: Sports in motion pictures; Sex role in motion pictures; Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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