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Michael Novak Archives
Michael Novak • 428 Items / 46 Books, 309 Articles, 70 Reviews, 1 Film
The Joy of Sports (1976)
Endzones, Bases, Baskets, Balls, and the Consecration of the American Spirit
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Published Reviews
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    Sports as Transcendence (Review)
    The Joy of Sports, by Michael Novak
    1. The Joy of Sports by Michael Novak
    Commentary, October 1976, pp. 85-86
  2. Books
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    Bring On the Gladiators (Review)
    The Joy of Sports, by Michael Novak
    1. The Joy of Sports by Michael Novak
    National Review, August 6, 1976, pp. 848-849
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    Two in the End Zone (2 Reviews)
    Sports in America, by James A. Michener
    1. Sports in America by James A. Michener
    2. The Joy of Sports by Michael Novak
    The Saturday Review, June 26, 1976, pp. 39-40
  4. Books
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    The 'Wonderful' World of Sports (3 Reviews)
    Fans!, by Michael Roberts
    1. Fans! by Michael Roberts
    2. The Joy of Sports by Michael Novak
    3. Sports in America by James A. Michener
    Commonweal, February 18, 1977, pp. 118-120
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    The Lower Mythology and the Higher Cliches (4 Reviews)
    The Big Game: College Sports and American Life, by Edwin Harrison Cady
    1. The Big Game: College Sports and American Life by Edwin Harrison Cady
    2. From Ritual to Record: The Nature of Modern Sports by Allen Guttmann
    3. Jock Culture, U.S.A. by Neil David Isaacs
    4. The Joy of Sports by Michael Novak
    The American Scholar, Spring 1979, pp. 281-285