Before we start piecing apart the elements of the narrative, I feel obligated to justify how this theory of “story” applies to something that is non-fictional. The Tour isn’t fiction: it’s a real thing that really happens. But the stories? … Continue reading
How The Race Was Won
At the suggestion of a colleague, I started this blog to help write my masters thesis. It’s been awhile since I have written extensively in english, so hopefully this will help develop a solid style and serve as an outlet for less formal ideas.
What is this blog about? In laymans terms, I’m interested in the way that cycling is portrayed in journalism. No, I’m not a journalist, nor does journalism interest me. But, I started reading French cycling news to help me learn French, and it worked, and I like to ride my bike, and I like to watch bike races. Combined with my love of literature, which now days manifests itsself in mostly narratological studies, I decided to write about the literature of cycling. Thus, The story of cycling.
I see on the internet blogs such as Cosmo Catalano’s “how the race was won”