The Poetics of Golf: Meditations on the Meaning and Beauty of a Game

The Poetics of Golf: Meditations on the Meaning and Beauty of a Game

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Paperback, Univ of Nebraska Pr, 2013, ISBN13 9780803271692, ISBN10 0803271697
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THE POETICS OF GOLF

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THE POETICS OF GOLF

Many golfers would agree with Andy Brumer that there is poetry in the game of golf. Nor is Brumer the first to insist that there is more to it than the superstars, swing gurus, and high-tech equipment that dominate talk of the game today. Brumer, one of the most insightful writers on golf, considers the game from unexpected and often surprising angles. Contemplative and compelling, "The Poetics of Golf" explores the links between golf and life by way of art and literature, philosophy and psychology.
In portraits of various players--including Tiger Woods, Jack Nicklaus, Annika Sorenstam, and Arnold Palmer--Brumer teases out the truths that their games can tell us, not just about golf but about character and courage. And he also offers an unconventional yet enlightening look at the intricacies of the golf swing, course architecture, and golfing equipment. Above all, Brumer reminds us that golf is by no means only a game.

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Number of Pages: 210
Original Languages: English
Author: Brumer, Andy
Book Format: Paperback
Publisher: Univ of Nebraska Pr
Publication Date: October, 2013
ISBN-13: 9780803271692
ISBN-10: 0803271697
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