From stadium to page : why football deserves more fiction
McGowan, Lee (2013) From stadium to page : why football deserves more fiction. The Conversation, November(19).
A great football novel is like a perfectly executed bicycle-kick goal, like players such as Argentine legends Diego Maradona and Lionel Messi; they come along once in a generation.
Against the accumulated volume of non-fiction football literature (some people still call it soccer), which could fill and spill out of a World Cup Stadium, football novels are comparatively rare.
That said, football or soccer fiction is a genre with a very real and important historical longevity...
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Published Source:||The Conversation|
|Keywords:||Football Fiction, Football Writing, Soccer Fiction, Soccer Writing|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN CREATIVE ARTS AND WRITING (190000) > PERFORMING ARTS AND CREATIVE WRITING (190400) > Creative Writing (incl. Playwriting) (190402)|
|Divisions:||Current > Schools > Creative Writing & Literary Studies
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2013 The Conversation Media Group|
|Deposited On:||01 Sep 2014 00:27|
|Last Modified:||01 Sep 2014 23:31|
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