Running in Literature: A Guide for Scholars, Readers, Runners, Joggers and Dreamers

Running in Literature: A Guide for Scholars, Readers, Runners, Joggers and Dreamers

by Roger Robinson
     
 

A very readable, extremely erudite -account of runners in literature, from the Bible to Greece and Rome to nineteenth century English literature, to the modern novel. A treasure trove of literary gems on the sport, this book includes hundreds of items too brief for inclusion in The Runner’s Literary Companion.

Roger Robinson is a professor of

Overview

A very readable, extremely erudite -account of runners in literature, from the Bible to Greece and Rome to nineteenth century English literature, to the modern novel. A treasure trove of literary gems on the sport, this book includes hundreds of items too brief for inclusion in The Runner’s Literary Companion.

Roger Robinson is a professor of -English at Victoria University in New Zealand and is a world-class runner. He is the editor of The Oxford Companion to New Zealand Literature.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781891369414
Publisher:
Breakaway Books
Publication date:
10/01/2003
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.00(d)

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