Heroes Have Gone: Personal Essays on the American West, Sport, and Popular Culture by Jim W. Corder

Heroes Have Gone: Personal Essays on the American West, Sport, and Popular Culture by Jim W. Corder

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Featuring work previously unpublished, The Heroes Have Gone shows off Jim W. Corder’s consummate skills as a memoirist, essayist, and cultural critic. Though the subjects are wide-ranging—West Texas, World War II, writing and teaching, TCU football—one looms above the rest: Corder’s lifetime love affair with America’s pastoral sport,

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Featuring work previously unpublished, The Heroes Have Gone shows off Jim W. Corder’s consummate skills as a memoirist, essayist, and cultural critic. Though the subjects are wide-ranging—West Texas, World War II, writing and teaching, TCU football—one looms above the rest: Corder’s lifetime love affair with America’s pastoral sport, baseball.

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“Whether writing about cereal box icons, rock-kicking, Mickey Mantle, or the fantasy realm of Las Vegas, Jim Corder is always engaging, always entertaining, always illuminating. . . . [T]he late Corder, a giant in composition and rhetoric studies, was a first-rate social commentator whose keen eye into the American soul is sorely missed.” —David L. Vanderwerken, Texas Christian University

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780913785119
Publisher:
Moon City Press
Publication date:
01/01/2008
Pages:
183
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author

Keith D. Miller is professor of English at Arizona State University and the author of Voice of Deliverance: The Language of Martin Luther King, Jr., and Its Sources. James S. Baumlin is professor of English at Missouri State University and has published widely in fields of criticism, rhetoric, and English renaissance poetry.

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