SPORT  LITERATURE  PRESENTATIONS

My presentations in this area include the following. If you would like to receive a copy of any item on the list, e-mail me at this address: rhamblin@semo.edu.

"A Faulknerian Mystery-Thriller: Donald Honig's The Plot to Kill Jackie Robinson." Midwest Popular Culture Association, Indianapolis, 1995.

"Laughter and Tears: Gamesmanship in Faulkner's Snopes Trilogy."  Sport Literature Association, East Tennessee State University, 2001.

"'Magic Realism': Or, The Split-Fingered Fastball of W. P. Kinsella." Popular Culture Association, Louisville, 1992.

"The Making of Win or Win." Sport Literature Association, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 1994.

"Quarterbacks Who Cry: Sports and Gender in The Prince of Tides." Sport Literature Association, Albuquerque, 1993.

"Selections from The Pole Vaulter and Other Heroes" (poems). Hawaii Arts Council, Honolulu, 1997.

"'The Shadow Beneath the Act': Willie Morris and the Metaphor of Sports." Sport Literature Association, Westfield State College, 1999.

"William Faulkner as Sportswriter." Midwest Popular Culture Association, Pittsburgh, 1994.

Selected sports poems.  Popular Culture/American Culture Associations, Chicago, 1994.