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The Resource Ball tales : a study of baseball, basketball and football fiction of the 1930s through 1960s, Michelle Nolan

Ball tales : a study of baseball, basketball and football fiction of the 1930s through 1960s, Michelle Nolan

Label
Ball tales : a study of baseball, basketball and football fiction of the 1930s through 1960s
Title
Ball tales
Title remainder
a study of baseball, basketball and football fiction of the 1930s through 1960s
Statement of responsibility
Michelle Nolan
Creator
Contributor
Author
Former owner
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Chapters cover dime novel heroes; the explosion of sports novels before WWII and its influence on the authors; how $.50 sports novels persisted during the Great Depression; the rise and decline of sports pulps; why sports comics failed; postwar heroes; the lack of sports fiction for females; Duane Decker's Blue Sox books; and sports fiction since 1970"--Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.5093579
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PS374.S76
LC item number
N65 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Ball tales : a study of baseball, basketball and football fiction of the 1930s through 1960s, Michelle Nolan
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
What came before : there was never another hero like Frank Merriwell -- The great pulp sports rally during the Depression -- When college football was king on film -- A smattering of adult sports fiction -- The man who beat Merriwell -- Sports fiction strikes out in the comic books -- The longest-running heroes : Chip Hilton and Bronc Burnett -- Duane Decker's unique Blue Sox series -- The sports series also-rans -- John Tunis : the best of the best -- The prolific sports fiction authors -- Making sports history : the girls of Central High -- Sports short stories for young and old -- The departure of drama in sports films -- Appendix A. Sports pulp magazines -- Appendix B. Sports heroes in comic books 1939-1967
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
vii, 279 pages
Isbn
9780786439850
Lccn
2009051813
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Spec. Coll. copy is part of the Andy McCue Collection of Baseball Fiction Books (Collection 2257). This item does not circulate but may be viewed in Library Special Collections upon request. Search the collection title to request the item from the collection record. Item is in box 94. Glossy, photo illustrated wrappers. Gift of Andy McCue.
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)494981625
  • ucoclc494981625
Label
Ball tales : a study of baseball, basketball and football fiction of the 1930s through 1960s, Michelle Nolan
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
What came before : there was never another hero like Frank Merriwell -- The great pulp sports rally during the Depression -- When college football was king on film -- A smattering of adult sports fiction -- The man who beat Merriwell -- Sports fiction strikes out in the comic books -- The longest-running heroes : Chip Hilton and Bronc Burnett -- Duane Decker's unique Blue Sox series -- The sports series also-rans -- John Tunis : the best of the best -- The prolific sports fiction authors -- Making sports history : the girls of Central High -- Sports short stories for young and old -- The departure of drama in sports films -- Appendix A. Sports pulp magazines -- Appendix B. Sports heroes in comic books 1939-1967
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
vii, 279 pages
Isbn
9780786439850
Lccn
2009051813
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Spec. Coll. copy is part of the Andy McCue Collection of Baseball Fiction Books (Collection 2257). This item does not circulate but may be viewed in Library Special Collections upon request. Search the collection title to request the item from the collection record. Item is in box 94. Glossy, photo illustrated wrappers. Gift of Andy McCue.
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)494981625
  • ucoclc494981625

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