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Sporting realities : critical readings of the sports documentary / edited by Samantha N. Sheppard and Travis Vogan.

Other author/creatorSheppard, Samantha N., editor.
Other author/creatorVogan, Travis, editor.
Format Book and Print
Publication Info Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, [2020]
Description235 pages ; 24 cm.
Series Sports, media, and society
Sports, media, and society. ^A1414507
Contents Documentary as "quality" sports television / Branden Buehler -- Intersectionality in Venus vs. / Aaron Baker -- No girls allowed! : documenting female reporters as threats in Let them wear towels / Korryn D. Mozisek -- Documenting difference : gay athletes of color, binary representation, and the sports documentary / Evan Brody -- To the (black) athlete dying young : documenting and mythologizing Len Bias and Ben Wilson / Justin Hudson -- Protest and public memory : documenting the 1968 Summer Olympic Games / Emily Plec and Shaun M. Anderson -- Of friends and foes : remembering Yugoslavia in sport documentaries / Dario Brentin and David Brown -- "Measuring up" : fathers, sons, and the economy of death in mountain film documentaries / Ray Gamache -- Sports album's replay : newsreel compilations, early television, and the re-circulation of sport history / Alex Kupfer -- HBO sports : docu-branding boxing's past and present / Travis Vogan.
Abstract ""Sporting Realities" is a collection that explores the sports documentary's cultural meanings, aesthetic practices, industrial and commercial dimensions, and political contours across historical, social, medium-specific, and geographic contexts"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
Genre/formCriticism, interpretation, etc.
LCCN 2019044482
ISBN9781496217578 hardcover
ISBN1496217578 hardcover
ISBN9781496221797 paperback
ISBN1496221796 paperback
ISBNelectronic publication
ISBNelectronic book

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