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Excellent anthology about sport, literature, and culture in eighteenth century Britain

The “long eighteenth century” denotes the period 1660–1815, which is when modern sports emerged in Britain. In Sharon Harrow’s anthology British Sporting Literature and Culture in the Long Eighteenth Century (Routledge) the intersection of sport, literature, and culture is examined. In her favorable review essay, Katarina Tornborg discusses and reflects on the cultural aspects of the sporting world of the day.