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Moving Worlds Issue 12.1 (Con)figuring Sport

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Description

Issue 12.1 explores the ways in which sporting endeavours offer writers and artists an opportunity to reflect upon the conflicts, tensions and cultural transformations which sport configures.

 

Detailed Description

Contents

EDITORIAL

SHIRLEY CHEW & JOHN MCLEOD

 

POETRY

STEPHEN DERWENT PARTINGTON, An Odyssey, Generation Z

LEONG LIEW GEOK, Wrestlers, Gymnast, Weightlifter

 

INTERVIEWS

ALEXISTADIÉ, Writing about Cricket:

a conversation with Mukul Kesavan

LIM LEE CHING, Bowling for Columbo:

a conversation with Shehan Karunatilaka

CHRIS MURRAY, The White Crane Art of Shàolín’s Five Ancestors:

a conversation with Chan See-meng

SUSAN BURNS, ‘The intricacies of ordinary life’:

an interview with Paul Floyd Blake

 

FICTION

WAI-CHEW SIM, Mexican Wave

 

ARTICLES

JOHN WHALE, ‘Imperfect Sympathies’: the Early Nineteenth-century

Formation of Responses to Black Fighters in Britain

DAVID MURPHY, When Symbols Start to Speak: Lilian Thuram and

the French Identity Debates

SUPRIYA CHAUDHURI, Literary Modernism and Subaltern Sport

PHILIP DINE, Big-Game Hunting in Algeria from Jules Gérard to

Tartarin de Tarascon

NIMA POOVAYA-SMITH, Games in the Park

CLAIREWESTALL, Cricket, Capital, and Civility in Joseph O’Neill’s

Netherland

ALEX BOYD AND LYNETTE HUNTER, The Art of Play: Lishi, Contemporary

Dance, and Cricket

LIMYIRU, 15'-3'-15': Underwater Hockey in 3 Movements

TIMOTHY O’GRADY, Symposium

DAVE GUNNING, Race, Community, and Agency in

Fictional Representations of Sport in Britain

DAVID JAMES, Extraordinary Moves: The Art of Science in

the Cultural Olympiad

 

REVIEWS

by ALISTAIR STEAD, NATALIE DIEBSCHLAG, CLARE BARKER, CORINNE FOWLER

 

NOTES ON CONTRIBUTORS