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Author Cohan, Noah, author

Title We average unbeautiful watchers : fan narratives and the reading of American sports / Noah Cohan
Published Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, [2019]
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Description 1 online resource
Series Sports, media, and society
Sports, media, and society
Contents So we fabricate : baseball and the unfriendly confines of history -- It was my fate, my destiny, my end, to be a fan : football, mental illness, and the autobiographical novel -- Race in the basketball memoir : fan identity and the eros of "a Black man's game" -- It's been a problem with me and women : failed masculinities in depictions of sports fans on film -- Reimagined communities : web-mediated fandom and new narrative possibilities for sport
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on May 16, 2019)
Subject Sports spectators -- United States -- Psychology
Mass media and sports -- United States
Racism in sports -- United States
Sports -- United States -- Psychological aspects
Identity (Psychology) -- United States
Sports in literature
Sports journalism -- United States
Form Electronic book
Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9781496216175 electronic book
1496216172 electronic book
9781496216199 electronic book
1496216199 electronic book