Cardus on Cricket

Cardus on Cricket

A Selection From the Cricket Writings of Sir Neville Cardus

eBook - 2012
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Neville Cardus was a literary writer whose subject happened to be cricket, and here is a representative selection of the best of Cardus's writing on the sport. Included are the imaginative reconstruction of the 1882 England and Australia test match to Cardus's descriptions of village cricket, accounts of the great players that Cardus watched play (from Donald Bradman and Harold Larwood to Wally Hammond) to examples of his 'Shastbury' writings.
Publisher: New York : Souvenir Press, 2012.
ISBN: 9780285641013
0285641018
Characteristics: 1 online resource (391 p.)
Additional Contributors: Hart-Davis, Rupert
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Table of Contents; Dedication; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; INTRODUCTION TO THE 1949 EDITION; POSTSCRIPT; From CRICKET; PRELUDE; FOWLER'S MATCH; THE CHAMPION; MACDONALD; From DAYS IN THE SUN; THE GREATEST TEST MATCH; TOM RICHARDSON; CRICKET FIELDS AND CRICKETERS; BY THREE RUNS; CRICKET AT BRAMALL LANE; A NOTE ON CHAPMAN; From THE SUMMER GAME; OUR VILLAGE; THE LEGENDARY RHODES; ROY KILNER; ARTHUR SHREWSBURY; 'PLAY UP, SCHOOL!'; AN INNINGS OF HAMMOND; PARKIN
THE CARD; WHAT'S IN A NAME?; HOBBS IN THE NETS; A FIGHT TO A FINISH; MACDONALD v. KENT; From GOOD DAYS; 'PATSY'; FRANK WOOLLEY.
MEASURE FOR MEASUREBRADMAN, 1930; CONSTANTINE; 'MERCUTIO'; YORKSHIRE; BLYTHE OF KENT; GEORGE GUNN; GRIMMETT; RANJITSINHJI; BATSMANSHIP OF MANNERS; THE NOBLEST ROMAN; THE UMPIRE; From AUSTRALIAN SUMMER; ON THE WAY; GOODBYE TO THE ORION; BRADMAN AND HAMMOND; DIGRESSION ON LARWOOD; From THE 'MANCHESTER GUARDIAN'; GENTLEMEN v. PLAYERS, 1938; THE TEST MATCHES OF 1938; Copyright.
Summary: Neville Cardus was a literary writer whose subject happened to be cricket, and here is a representative selection of the best of Cardus's writing on the sport. Included are the imaginative reconstruction of the 1882 England and Australia test match to Cardus's descriptions of village cricket, accounts of the great players that Cardus watched play (from Donald Bradman and Harold Larwood to Wally Hammond) to examples of his 'Shastbury' writings.

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