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Imagining Baseball: America's Pastime and Popular Culture Hardcover – February 22, 2000


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David McGimpsey completed his PhD in English Literature at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia. An author of poetry, fiction and popular culture criticism, he currently lives and works in Montreal.

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Product Details

  • Hardcover: 208 pages
  • Publisher: Indiana University Press (February 22, 2000)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0253336961
  • ISBN-13: 978-0253336965
  • Product Dimensions: 6.1 x 0.9 x 9.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 15.8 ounces
  • Average Customer Review: 3.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,970,815 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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David McGimpsey lives in Montreal and is the author of five collections of poetry including Li'l Bastard (Coach House Books) which was named as one of the "books of the year" by both The Quill and Quire and The National Post and was nominated for the Governor General's Award. He is also the author of the short fiction collection Certifiable and the award-winning critical study Imagining Baseball: America's Pastime and Popular Culture. Named by the CBC as one of the "Top Ten English language poets in Canada" his work was also the subject of the book of essays Population Me: Essays on David McGimpsey. David is the Montreal fiction editor to Joyland magazine. A PhD in American Literature, David McGimpsey teaches in the English Department of Concordia University.

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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By C. Jones on January 23, 2009
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If you love baseball - this is for you. If you hate Baseball - don't waste your time!!! The redeeming quality about the piece is that it is true- Baseball as an American pasttime - is without a doubt a fabrication...A means to an end - a created image.....
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