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Frontiers in Sport Research, 2023, 5(8); doi: 10.25236/FSR.2023.050801.

Marginal Narrate: New Historicism Writing of "Zhao Yu·Sports Report Trilogy"


Geng Zhang, Fengmei Yuan

Corresponding Author:
Fengmei Yuan

Institute of Physical Education, Yunnan Normal University, Kunming, Yunnan, China


As a kind of enlightenment perspective of contemporary literary theory, new historicism entered china at the end of the last century. The literary theory of new historicism emphasizes the complicated treatment of the relationship between "literary text" and "social historical text". At the end of the last century due to the constant failure in the international sports game, and the narrative began to focused on the "Marginalization" outside the athletes. Zhao Yu's Sports Trilogy opened an important page of sports reportage, making it reconstruct the heroic narrative of the previous sports literature which completely different from the narrate of victory literature before. This also shows that sports reportage has a marginal writing. And non-athletes and other marginal elements become an important perspective of sports reportage.


Marginalnarrate; Zhao Yu; Sports reportage; New historicism

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Geng Zhang, Fengmei Yuan. Marginal Narrate: New Historicism Writing of "Zhao Yu·Sports Report Trilogy". Frontiers in Sport Research (2023) Vol. 5, Issue 8: 1-6. https://doi.org/10.25236/FSR.2023.050801.


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