Fictional Representations: On Difference, Choice, and Risk

@inproceedings{Sparkes2002FictionalRO,
  title={Fictional Representations: On Difference, Choice, and Risk},
  author={Andrew C. Sparkes},
  year={2002}
}
This article is intended to stimulate debate regarding recent calls for fictional representations to be used within the sociology of sport. Based on the notion of “being there,” it differentiates between ethnographic fiction and creative fiction. Examples of the former are provided, and their grounding in the tradition of creative nonfiction is established. Moves toward the use of creative fiction are then considered in relation to the willingness of authors to invent people, places, and events… CONTINUE READING

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