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Culture of Bruising

Essays on Prize-Fighting, Literature and Modern American Culture

Culture of Bruising( )
Author: Early, Gerald
ISBN:978-0-88001-444-1
Publication Date:Sep 1995
Publisher:HarperCollins Publishers
Book Format:Paperback
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Book Details
Pages:304
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Customs & Traditions
Book Weight:1.036 Pounds
Author Biography
Early, Gerald (Author)
Cornell University graduate Gerald Early is an essayist and professor at Washington University.

Early was the director of African and Afro-American studies at Washington University and the director of the American Culture Studies Program. He was also named the Merle Kling Professor of Modern Letters in Arts and Sciences.

His essays have been included in Harpers, The New Republic, and Hungry Mind Review. His books include One Nation Under a Groove: Motown and American Culture, Lure and Loathing: Essays on Race, Identity and Ambivalence of Assimilation, and Body Language: Writers on Sport. Early received the National Book Critics Circle Award for his book The Culture of Bruising: Essays on Literature, Prizefighting, and Modern American Culture.

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