Fields Of Play: Sport Literature And Culture
- Author: Supriya Chaudhuri
- Publisher: Orient Blackswan
- ISBN: 9788125057550
The book is a collection of essays discussing the various aspects of sports in India. Apart from discussing the present status of the different sports and sporting formats, the essays also discuss the institutions attached to sports. At the same time, the essays also discuss the factors that make up the sport: the body cultures involved in various sports and corporeality in computer games. The book shows the strong sporting culture present in the Indian society through discussing the intimate relation between sports, literature and cinema, as depicted in Books and movies like Harry Potter series and respectively. This book will leave a mark on all, especially people interested in sports.